Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
September 09, 2014
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
The downfall of its oil and security tsar gives China a chance to salvage relations with its Muslim minority.
Zhou Yongkang, Islamic State and China’s Pivot West
Rebalancing India’s Maritime Posture in the Indo-Pacific
South Asia
Rebalancing India’s Maritime Posture in the Indo-Pacific
India could help maintain strategic equilibrium in the Indo-Pacific, if it is prepared to broaden its thinking.
Rebalancing India’s Maritime Posture in the Indo-Pacific
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
East Asia
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
To play a productive role in a tense neighborhood, Tokyo needs to look beyond constitutional interpretations.
Promise and Potential Peril: Japan’s Military Normalization
ISIL’s Rise Highlights Afghan War’s Shaky Premise
Central Asia
ISIL’s Rise Highlights Afghan War’s Shaky Premise
The U.S. ought to reassess what it is building in Afghanistan.
ISIL’s Rise Highlights Afghan War’s Shaky Premise
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Central Asia
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Russia may be putting aside its reluctance to accept the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s growing clout in Central Asia.
Russia and the SCO Military Exercises
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
August 27, 2014
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
The US response to the recent intercept is important in the context of the safety and freedom of international airspace.
Responding to China’s Air Intercept
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
August 25, 2014
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
American and Chinese companies are getting caught in the crossfire of the brewing cyber war.
Casualties of Cyber Warfare
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
August 22, 2014
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Why the US should seek a meaningful trilateral treaty with China and Russia on cyberespionage.
Triangulating Cyberespionage for Better US Diplomacy
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Oceania
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
Australia's new Landing-Helicopter Dock (LHD) amphibious ships will be a game changer for its ability to project force.
Australia's Emerging Amphibious Warfare Capabilities
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
August 21, 2014
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Amid the debate over the F-35’s effectiveness, Yugoslavia offers some interesting insights into the VHF threat.
The F-35 vs. The VHF Threat
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
August 19, 2014
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
It is in Europe’s interests to join in defending the concept of freedom of navigation.
Freedom of Navigation and China: What Should Europe Do?
India-China Border Engagement
South Asia
India-China Border Engagement
As India races to catch up on infrastructure, its military is increasingly engaged with the PLA.
India-China Border Engagement
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
East Asia
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
Under threat of a possible fourth North Korean nuclear test, should South Korea develop its own nuclear weapon?
Nuclear Weapons for South Korea
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Central Asia
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Humanitarian workers in Afghanistan are finding it increasingly necessary to engage with the Taliban.
Afghanistan: A Taliban-Humanitarian Affair
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
East Asia
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
The upsurge in violence in China’s west is following a historical pattern.
Empire and the Rising Violence in Xinjiang
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
August 05, 2014
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
If US naval dominance wanes, fortresses may once again become a viable strategic defense.
Naval Fortresses: An Old Concept for a New Era?
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