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'
The Global Arms Market and Commoditization
Southeast Asia
The Global Arms Market and Commoditization
Southeast Asia is an interesting case study to explore trends in international weapons trade.
The Global Arms Market and Commoditization
Russia and India: A 21st Century Decline
South Asia
Russia and India: A 21st Century Decline
What was once a robust defense trade has fallen away in recent years. Can it rebound?
Russia and India: A 21st Century Decline
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
East Asia
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
China is becoming “more willing and able” to stake and defend its interests overseas.
The Big Story Behind China’s New Military Strategy
Why China’s Air Force Needs Russia's SU-35
East Asia
Why China’s Air Force Needs Russia's SU-35
The PLAAF has a growing fighter fleet, but it needs help on one critical component.
Why China’s Air Force Needs Russia's SU-35
Protecting Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea
May 28, 2015
Protecting Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea
If America wants to stand up for international law, it should start by ratifying the treaty.
Protecting Freedom of Navigation in the South China Sea
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
East Asia
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
Beijing is prevailing over its neighbors in the South China Sea. It may also have the solution.
Beijing’s Formidable Strategy in the South China Sea
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
South Asia
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
A deadly bus attack underscores the tensions roiling Pakistan’s largest city.
Karachi’s Deadly Unrest
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