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What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
East Asia
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
The first 24 hours of war on the Korean peninsula could cost hundreds of thousands of lives.
What Would the Second Korean War Look Like?
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
South Asia
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Lt. Gen. Janjua speaks about his strategy and his views on current progress in Pakistan’s fight on terror.
Pakistan's National Security Adviser on Counterterrorism
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Central Asia
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
Big plans, indeed, but will they materialize?
Russia’s Big Plans for Air Defense in Eurasia
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
South Asia
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
The Taliban seem determined to upgrade their strategy from 2016, posing a continued threat to provincial capitals.
The Taliban's New Plan for Capturing Kunduz
North Korea's Most Important Submarine Base
East Asia
North Korea's Most Important Submarine Base
A look into Sinpo and Mayang-do: the keys to North Korea's ongoing search for a ballistic missile submarine.
North Korea's Most Important Submarine Base
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
East Asia
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Even a tactically “successful” invasion of the island might lead to strategic defeat for the PRC and the Communist Party.
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
Southeast Asia
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
How big a danger do returning fighters pose to Indonesia?
Indonesia and the Islamic State Threat
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
South Asia
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
Pakistan believes Afghanistan is harboring terrorists that conduct cross-border attacks; Kabul says the same.
Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the 'Good Taliban'
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
Southeast Asia
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
The government declared the clearance operation over last month – it’s not so simple.
What’s Next for Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
East Asia
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
The Yulin Naval Base is shaping up to be the most strategically important military base in the South China Sea.
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
East Asia
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
China may be afraid that THAAD will degrade its own nuclear second-strike capability.
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses
East Asia
Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses
Fortifications on Matsu Island were meant to defend against a communist invasion.
Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
East Asia
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
How will China use its fledgling ballistic missile submarine fleet?
Who Will Command China's New SSBN Fleet?
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
South Asia
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
Balochistan stands to gain little from the massive project, despite being in desperate need of economic opportunity.
CPEC and the Baloch Insurgency
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
East Asia
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
Beijing is getting better at selling Asia a benign vision, but most of the region is still having trouble buying it.
China: New White Paper, Old Asia Conundrum
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
South Asia
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
Why Pakistan's tactical nukes are inherently a threat to the country's nuclear security.
The Dangers of Pakistan's Tactical Nuclear Weapons
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