Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
East Asia
Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang.
Beijing's Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
East Asia
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
The “String of Pearls” model has long outlived its usefulness as a strategic concept.
Burying China's 'String of Pearls'
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
East Asia
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
Beijing doesn’t have to choose between land and sea predominance. It could have both.
Is China Bidding for the Heartland?
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
South Asia
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
What Indian and Chinese positions on their “blue-water” status says about strategy in the IOR.
‘Blue-Water’ Navies in the Indian Ocean Region
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
South Asia
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
Afghan views on the end of the international combat missions in the Hindu Kush.
Afghans Ponder the End of ISAF
The North Korea Regime Change Debate
East Asia
The North Korea Regime Change Debate
A call for a policy of North Korean regime change sparks debate.
The North Korea Regime Change Debate
The Philippine Navy’s Submarine Quest
Southeast Asia
The Philippine Navy’s Submarine Quest
How realistic are plans for the Philippines to acquire submarines?
The Philippine Navy’s Submarine Quest
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
December 30, 2014
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
One hundred years later, the insights of the American strategist continue to have extraordinary relevance today.
The Geopolitical Vision of Alfred Thayer Mahan
Pakistan Responds to the Peshawar School Massacre
South Asia
Pakistan Responds to the Peshawar School Massacre
Intense public outrage is forcing the government to step up its fight against terrorism.
Pakistan Responds to the Peshawar School Massacre
Pakistan, Terrorism, and the Peshawar Attack
December 20, 2014
Pakistan, Terrorism, and the Peshawar Attack
Dr. Christine Fair talks with The Diplomat about the Peshawar attack and Islamabad’s response.
Pakistan, Terrorism, and the Peshawar Attack
Massacre in Pakistan
South Asia
Massacre in Pakistan
No more “good” and “bad” Taliban as Pakistan responds to a horrific slaughter at a Peshawar school.
Massacre in Pakistan
2014: A Year in North Korean Security
East Asia
2014: A Year in North Korean Security
A look at Pyongyang’s missile and nuclear programs over the past 12 months, and the region’s response.
2014: A Year in North Korean Security
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
South Asia
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
India's PM has wasted no time pursuing a new maritime doctrine in the Indian Ocean and beyond.
The Modi Doctrine for the Indo-Pacific Maritime Region
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
November 28, 2014
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
Plato foresaw how the technological imperative can risk a fragile peace.
Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?
India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
South Asia
India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
Years of mismanagement have been disastrous for India’s defense.
India’s Urgent Need for Defense Modernization
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
Southeast Asia
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
Prospects for regional security hinges heavily on how these actors relate to the South China Sea issue.
Vietnam, the US, and Japan in the South China Sea
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