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
Taiwan’s Submarine Saga
East Asia
Taiwan’s Submarine Saga
The Indigenous Defense Submarines program has had a long and convoluted history.
Taiwan’s Submarine Saga
The Asia-Pacific's Rising Terrorist Threat
May 08, 2015
The Asia-Pacific's Rising Terrorist Threat
The foiled terrorist strikes this year are an ugly omen of more to come.
The Asia-Pacific's Rising Terrorist Threat
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
South Asia
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
The delicate yet volatile balance of jihadi movements and insurgents within Afghanistan may be about to shift.
Islamic State and Jihadi Realignments in Khorasan
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
East Asia
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
The new defense guidelines have the potential to mark a new era in the U.S-Japan alliance.
U.S.-Japan: A Pacific Alliance Transformed
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
East Asia
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
The only thing worse than living with a nuclear North Korea is trying to disarm it through force.
Assessing the North Korea Nuclear Threat
Nixon’s Retrospective on the Vietnam War
April 28, 2015
Nixon’s Retrospective on the Vietnam War
The former president had much to say on Vietnam and the failed use of American power.
Nixon’s Retrospective on the Vietnam War
Kazakhstan: Nuclear Weapons Free for 20 Years
April 24, 2015
Kazakhstan: Nuclear Weapons Free for 20 Years
Kazakhstan’s recent history shows you don’t need a nuclear arsenal to feel safe.
Kazakhstan: Nuclear Weapons Free for 20 Years
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
China is achieving its foreign policy objectives without firing a shot.
Beijing’s Fait Accompli in the South China Sea
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
East Asia
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The U.S. Office of Naval Intelligence offers a wealth of new information on the PLA Navy.
Revelations on China’s Maritime Modernization
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
April 15, 2015
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
Rumors of the demise of U.S. arms trade dominance are exaggerated.
The Global Arms Trade and the ‘Hyundaization’ Threat
South Korea’s THAAD Decision
East Asia
South Korea’s THAAD Decision
Seoul is coming under pressure from all sides on the question of missile defense.
South Korea’s THAAD Decision
How Sri Lanka Won the War
South Asia
How Sri Lanka Won the War
Lessons in strategy from an overlooked victory
How Sri Lanka Won the War
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
South Asia
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
A former U.S. brigade commander recounts his experience dealing with a recently assassinated Afghan warlord.
Shades of Gray in Afghanistan
The Evolving Jihad in South Asia
South Asia
The Evolving Jihad in South Asia
Jihadists in the region are adapting to a changing landscape.
The Evolving Jihad in South Asia
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