Cybersecurity: We Need a Chinese Snowden
East Asia
Cybersecurity: We Need a Chinese Snowden
Without Chinese revelations about Chinese hacking and espionage, a cyber-détente is unlikely.
Cybersecurity: We Need a Chinese Snowden
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
East Asia
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
Conflating domestic protest with international terrorism is unhelpful.
Uyghur Terrorism: A Misnomer?
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
East Asia
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
Elegant in theory, Beijing’s grand strategy is triggering an Asian security dilemma.
China’s Elegant, Flawed, Grand Strategy
Myanmar: New Front in an Old War
Southeast Asia
Myanmar: New Front in an Old War
How the Arakan Army is emerging as a major player in Myanmar’s civil war.
Myanmar: New Front in an Old War
Archaeology and the South China Sea
East Asia
Archaeology and the South China Sea
A new maritime archaeology vessel is another component in China’s strategy for the South China Sea.
Archaeology and the South China Sea
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
Southeast Asian naval capabilities are surging. But how meaningful is that?
Naval Buildups in the South China Sea
Australia’s Direction on Defense
Oceania
Australia’s Direction on Defense
Military and political leaders discuss the direction for the ADF at a recent conference.
Australia’s Direction on Defense
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
East Asia
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
Refusing to reengage diplomatically with North Korea would be a serious blow to U.S. national security interests.
Next Stop for Nuclear Negotiations: North Korea?
Weapons of the Next War
June 30, 2015
Weapons of the Next War
In order to avoid another war in Asia, we need to visualize it.
Weapons of the Next War
Inside the West Papua Resistance
Southeast Asia
Inside the West Papua Resistance
In the jungles of West Papua with the military wing of the Organisasi Papua Merdeka.
Inside the West Papua Resistance
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
South Asia
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
Progress in weaponizing drones is in step with the country’s more robust defense doctrine.
India’s Armed Drone Fleet
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
East Asia
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
Our author offers an estimate, focusing on the Type 054A (Jiangkai-II) frigate.
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
A Closer Look at the South China Sea
June 17, 2015
A Closer Look at the South China Sea
Bonnie Glaser discusses the issues at play in the South China Sea disputes and what can be done to address them.
A Closer Look at the South China Sea
The South Asia Nuclear Equation
South Asia
The South Asia Nuclear Equation
Recent remarks by a Pakistani general have reopened the debate on South Asia’s nuclear stability.
The South Asia Nuclear Equation
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
Central Asia
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
Russia has announced it will supply the missile system to Iran, but Moscow may have another objective in mind.
The S-300: Game-Changing Weapon or Diplomatic Bargaining Chip?
The South China Sea: Defining the 'Status Quo'
East Asia
The South China Sea: Defining the 'Status Quo'
The "status quo" in the South China Sea is a slippery concept that does little to advance a rules-based order.
The South China Sea: Defining the 'Status Quo'
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