South China Sea: The French Are Coming
Southeast Asia
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
France, also an Indo-Pacific nation, has its own stake in the South China Sea.
South China Sea: The French Are Coming
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
Central Asia
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
Central Asian governments, which often conflate extremism and dissent, are unprepared for the risk they face.
Is Central Asia Ready to Face ISIS?
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
South Asia
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
The deadly attack on a bakery in Dhaka may have ties to ISIS, but its roots stretch deep into Bangladesh's history.
The Battle for the Soul of Bangladesh
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
June 30, 2016
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
Both the Afghan government and the international coalition bear responsibility for the country’s lack of progress.
Opportunities Slipping Away in Afghanistan
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
June 25, 2016
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
What the future of warfare might look like in Asia.
How Hybrid Warfare Could Change Asia
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
East Asia | South Asia
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
Over the past two years, China-Afghan security cooperation has reached unprecedented levels.
The Rise of China-Afghanistan Security Relations
Kashmir Is Slipping Away From India
South Asia
Kashmir Is Slipping Away From India
As India clamps down on Kashmir with an iron grip, it risks permanently losing the hearts and minds of the people.
Kashmir Is Slipping Away From India
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
East Asia
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
How China seeks to shape maritime law to legitimize its claims.
South China Sea: A Legal Analysis of China's Maritime Claims
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
South Asia
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
Does India truly have the ability to target enemy satellites in war?
India's Anti-Satellite Weapons
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
South Asia
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
The drone strike that targeted the Taliban leader points to a troubling future for Pakistan’s largest province.
Balochistan and the Killing of Mullah Akhtar Mansour
Is China Winning in the South China Sea?
East Asia
Is China Winning in the South China Sea?
What if the U.S. is playing right into China's hands with military maneuvering in the South China Sea?
Is China Winning in the South China Sea?
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
Southeast Asia
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
A closer look at what lies ahead for cooperation between Washington and Hanoi.
US-Vietnam Defense Relations: Problems and Prospects
China’s Emerging Cyberspace Strategy
East Asia
China’s Emerging Cyberspace Strategy
A closer look at China's cyber strategy, and what it means for the world.
China’s Emerging Cyberspace Strategy
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
East Asia
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
China's possible motives for trying to secure control over the South China Sea.
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
Why Concerns Over Drone Proliferation Are Overblown
May 19, 2016
Why Concerns Over Drone Proliferation Are Overblown
Why the 'drone revolution’ will not bring about a redistribution of military power in the global system--just yet.
Why Concerns Over Drone Proliferation Are Overblown
Indonesia's Grand Defense Vision
Southeast Asia
Indonesia's Grand Defense Vision
Indonesia's Defense White Paper reiterates lofty ambitions, with little advice on how to turn vision into reality.
Indonesia's Grand Defense Vision
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