America’s Dangerous Battle Plan
The AirSea Battle concept for countering China’s military rise is expensive and unhelpful. And could even spark a nuclear conflict.
Suu Kyi Hits the Road
Despite warnings from officials, Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi has started a tour of the country. Is she safe?
No, the US Isn’t Japan
Fears the US economy is becoming the new Japan are misplaced, argues James Pach. US policymakers have far more options at their disposal than their Japanese counterparts.
Democracy and Anna Hazare
Manmohan Singh’s Independence Day speech wasn’t enough to quell the latest discontent headed by Anna Hazare.
Why Dokdo Matters to Korea
The dispute over Dokdo/Takeshima is about more than geography for South Koreans. It’s about national identity.
Hazare - No Saint, But Needed
Support for the fast by anti-corruption campaigner Anna Hazare is unlike anything seen in India for decades.
Indonesia's Anti-Terror Model
With the extradition of Umar Patek, Indonesia’s slowly but surely approach to tackling terrorism looks like paying off.
Why US Needs Korea Trade Deal
The US Congress needs to pass the Korea free trade agreement just to give American firms a level playing field. If it can’t, US rivals will shape the region.
Taiwan's False Drone Hope?
Taiwan appears to be showing signs of interest in developing drones as combat aircraft. It’s unlikely to work.