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
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
November 26, 2014
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
A recent report offers some disturbing advice for nuclear weapons policy.
Dr. Strangelove’s Advice to U.S. and Russian Nuclear Planners
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
East Asia
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
In its 2014 Report to Congress, the USCC underscores China’s challenge to the U.S. position in East Asia.
Troubled Skies Above the East China Sea
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
South Asia
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
Islamic State has its eyes on South and Southeast Asia. The threat is long-term, but should not be ignored.
Islamic State and a South Asian Caliphate
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
East Asia
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Plans for China’s still nascent coast guard suggest troubled times ahead in disputed waters.
The Militarization of China’s Coast Guard
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
Southeast Asia
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
Is there a multilateral mechanism that could manage air and maritime encounters in a tense region?
Managing Indo-Pacific Crises
The US-China MOU on Air and Maritime Encounters
East Asia
The US-China MOU on Air and Maritime Encounters
Last week’s memorandum of understanding was a start, but the risk of future incidents remains.
The US-China MOU on Air and Maritime Encounters
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
East Asia
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
Questions about coordination at the operational level have some significant implications.
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
East Asia
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
Relax, China's ASAT capabilities do not threaten U.S. satellites.
China’s Deceptively Weak Anti-Satellite Capabilities
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
East Asia
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
Just because this online arms race is quiet doesn’t mean it isn’t dangerous.
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
November 10, 2014
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
Considering Washington's policy options on cyber espionage activities.
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
South Asia
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
Strategically located, the tiny Himalayan country is at the center of growing tensions between two great powers.
Bhutan: The Indian Army’s Front Line
Internet of Things: The Missing Link in an Off-Set Strategy
November 05, 2014
Internet of Things: The Missing Link in an Off-Set Strategy
Creating a military “Internet of things” will empower the U.S. to succeed in “informationized” warfare in Asia.
Internet of Things: The Missing Link in an Off-Set Strategy
Siege of Port Arthur: Verdun in Manchuria
East Asia
Siege of Port Arthur: Verdun in Manchuria
A crucial battle in the Russo-Japanese War anticipated many technological and social changes we now associate with WWI.
Siege of Port Arthur: Verdun in Manchuria
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
East Asia
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
The United States and China should establish an advance launch notification agreement for long-range missile systems.
US-China Need a Missile Launch Notification Deal
Islamic State Defections Fracture Pakistan Taliban
South Asia
Islamic State Defections Fracture Pakistan Taliban
However, a jihadist consolidation could take place in the future.
Islamic State Defections Fracture Pakistan Taliban
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