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Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
September 13, 2017
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
The recent BRICS declaration can be read as a gentle push from China for Pakistan to ditch the Taliban.
Will Pakistan Part Ways With Its Proxies?
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
September 12, 2017
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
Beijing and New Delhi's rivalry has deep roots.
China and India: The Roots of Hostility
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
August 29, 2017
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
Is the North Korean nuclear crisis slowly eroding the so-called nuclear taboo?
North Korea: The End of the Nuclear Taboo?
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
August 24, 2017
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
The Pukkuksong-3 SLBM enters the scene and an old name, the Hwasong-13 ICBM, makes a return.
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
August 15, 2017
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
The US does have a credible military option for dealing with North Korea. It’s called nuclear deterrence.
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
August 11, 2017
Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
Forget quick victories; great power wars are usually determined by protracted attrition warfare.
Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
August 09, 2017
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
India's space program is making giant strides on the world stage, but it can still do more.
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
The Battle for the Afghan Border
August 04, 2017
The Battle for the Afghan Border
What do Afghanistan’s border guards see as the main obstacles to securing the frontier?
The Battle for the Afghan Border
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
July 18, 2017
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
India's insecurities and China's indignant conviction have contributed to a state of absolute gridlock at Doklam.
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
The North Korean Endgame
July 13, 2017
The North Korean Endgame
There is only one feasible choice for solving the issue: treat Pyongyang as a rational actor.
The North Korean Endgame
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
July 12, 2017
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
The placement of Iskander-M Brigades in Russia’s Eastern Military District reflects continued uneasiness about China.
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
China's Creeping Invasion of India
July 06, 2017
China's Creeping Invasion of India
India is scrambling to build infrastructure that will allow it to counter Chinese incursions along the LAC.
China's Creeping Invasion of India
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
June 29, 2017
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
A year after being chosen to host THAAD, protests in Seongju show little sign of ending.
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
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