TPP Meetings Another Chance for Japan to Reform
By Clint Richards
The US and Japan attempt to iron out differences while there is still time for Japan to join and substantially change its economy.
In Fact, the West Is Rising
By Robert Dujarric
What some view as decline is actually the ability to win over large swaths of the globe to its ideals.
Up in Arms: Foreign Investment in Indian Defense
By Vivek Mishra
Talk of allowing up to 100 percent foreign direct investment has proven controversial, to say the least.
North Korea's Missile Test Shows Its Vulnerability
By Clint Richards
As the region shifts around Pyongyang, it reaches out to reaffirm its meeting with Tokyo.
Myanmar: Revival of the Lost Kingdom
By Prachi Priya
Myanmar still requires extensive reform before investors will jump in with both feet, but noticeable progress is underway.
The Future of English in Korea
President Park Geun-hye’s confident use of English points to changing attitudes and ability for Koreans.
Australia’s Bid to Delist UN Protected Forest Rejected
By Jarni Blakkarly
UNESCO takes just 7 minutes to dismiss Australia’s bid to open up forest to logging.
China Lets Its Oil Rigs Do the Talking
By Luke Hunt
A meeting with ASEAN has made little progress on resolving maritime disputes in the South China Sea.
No, North Korea Did NOT Threaten War Over Seth Rogen Movie
By Zachary Keck
Media reports claiming the DPRK threatened war over a Seth Rogen and James Franco movie are flat out wrong.
South Korea and the Trilateral Dilemma
By Se Young Jang
Can Seoul overcome domestic sentiment on Japan and agree to trilateral cooperation on military intelligence sharing?
China and Tunisia: A Quiet Partnership
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
While Tunisia seeks more aid and development assistance, China could benefit from Tunisia’s strategic location.
Surface Warfare Must Take the Offensive
By RADM Thomas S. Rowden
In an A2/AD world, Surface Warfare must “go on the offensive” to enable future power projection.