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Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
August 11, 2017
Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
Forget quick victories; great power wars are usually determined by protracted attrition warfare.
Thucydides’ Ignored Lesson
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
August 09, 2017
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
India's space program is making giant strides on the world stage, but it can still do more.
India's Soaring Space Ambitions
The Battle for the Afghan Border
August 04, 2017
The Battle for the Afghan Border
What do Afghanistan’s border guards see as the main obstacles to securing the frontier?
The Battle for the Afghan Border
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
July 18, 2017
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
India's insecurities and China's indignant conviction have contributed to a state of absolute gridlock at Doklam.
What's Driving the India-China Standoff at Doklam?
The North Korean Endgame
July 13, 2017
The North Korean Endgame
There is only one feasible choice for solving the issue: treat Pyongyang as a rational actor.
The North Korean Endgame
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
July 13, 2017
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Explaining the political geography at the center of a serious India-China standoff in the Himalayas.
The Political Geography of the India-China Crisis at Doklam
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
July 12, 2017
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
The placement of Iskander-M Brigades in Russia’s Eastern Military District reflects continued uneasiness about China.
Why Is Russia Aiming Missiles at China?
China's Creeping Invasion of India
July 06, 2017
China's Creeping Invasion of India
India is scrambling to build infrastructure that will allow it to counter Chinese incursions along the LAC.
China's Creeping Invasion of India
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
July 06, 2017
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
A year after the Dhaka bakery bloodbath, counterterrorism remains deeply political.
A Year of Bangladesh's War on Terror
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
June 29, 2017
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
A year after being chosen to host THAAD, protests in Seongju show little sign of ending.
Postcard From Seongju’s Anti-THAAD Protest
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
June 23, 2017
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Afghanistan's woefully unprepared intelligence and security agencies are as much of a problem as cross-border terrorism.
Decoding Afghan Security Forces' Failures
Asia's Deadly Pirates
June 21, 2017
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Asia sees more kidnappings and armed robberies at sea than anywhere else in the world.
Asia's Deadly Pirates
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
June 15, 2017
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
The Thai government has shown little interest in confronting the growing violence in the south.
Thailand's Forgotten Insurgency
Kashmir on the Brink
June 14, 2017
Kashmir on the Brink
Kashmir remains a tinderbox. Will it ignite again this summer?
Kashmir on the Brink
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
June 14, 2017
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
As India confronts the threat within its borders, could it find common ground with the Trump administration?
India and the Fight Against Islamic State
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
June 07, 2017
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
China hopes to create its own military-industrial complex, but it won't be easy.
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
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