Are China’s THAAD Fears Justified?
East Asia
Are China’s THAAD Fears Justified?
There is speculation that the U.S. will deploy its THAAD batteries to South Korea. Should China be worried?
Are China’s THAAD Fears Justified?
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
The region saw a spike in piracy in 2014, and attacks became more deadly.
Southeast Asia’s Piracy Headache
How China Defines Terrorism
East Asia
How China Defines Terrorism
In a new draft law, China has opted for its own definition.
How China Defines Terrorism
The Geopolitics of the Vietnam War
February 10, 2015
The Geopolitics of the Vietnam War
Columnist James Burnham offered strategic insights into the war in Southeast Asia that remain relevant today.
The Geopolitics of the Vietnam War
Islamic State Goes Official in South Asia
South Asia
Islamic State Goes Official in South Asia
Although its prospects in the region are likely limited, IS could bring further death and destruction to South Asia.
Islamic State Goes Official in South Asia
Chinese Defense Innovation
January 27, 2015
Chinese Defense Innovation
Industrial espionage may help China’s military-industrial complex, but it will still need to harness its private sector.
Chinese Defense Innovation
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
January 23, 2015
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
With the U.S. stretched to provide a conventional deterrence, is it time to reconsider a fundamental policy?
Should U.S. Allies in Asia Get Their Own Nukes?
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
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