What Do We Know About Bangkok’s Deadly Blast?
Southeast Asia
What Do We Know About Bangkok’s Deadly Blast?
An initial analysis based on the evidence we have so far.
What Do We Know About Bangkok’s Deadly Blast?
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
Central Asia
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
Plans by the country to open its borders to other EEU members could bring some nasty side effects.
Kyrgyzstan’s Risky Open Borders Experiment
Taiwan and the Prospects for War Between China and America
East Asia
Taiwan and the Prospects for War Between China and America
There is good reason to worry that any future Taiwan Strait crisis will escalate.
Taiwan and the Prospects for War Between China and America
The Practicalities of US Military Sales to Vietnam
August 05, 2015
The Practicalities of US Military Sales to Vietnam
Despite converging strategic and economic interests, expect a slow start to U.S. military sales to Vietnam.
The Practicalities of US Military Sales to Vietnam
Regaining the Initiative in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia
Regaining the Initiative in the South China Sea
How the U.S. and its partners could provide a robust counter to the growing PRC presence in the South China Sea.
Regaining the Initiative in the South China Sea
The Other Claimants: Vietnam and Philippines in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia
The Other Claimants: Vietnam and Philippines in the South China Sea
Regional capitals try to secure their interests without starting a conflict.
The Other Claimants: Vietnam and Philippines in the South China Sea
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
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