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Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare
October 30, 2014

Relearning Anti-Submarine Warfare

By James R. Holmes
The U.S. Navy's post-Cold War holiday from history is drawing to a close—if it hasn’t expired already.
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
October 25, 2014

Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine

By James R. Holmes
Reports of Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning’s death are greatly exaggerated.

The Myth of India as a Great Power
October 25, 2014

The Myth of India as a Great Power

By Zachary Keck
Plus, Fukuyama on dealing with China and Xi Jinping as China’s new imperial president. Pacific Realist links.

Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
October 23, 2014

Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank

By Zachary Keck
On Friday, China will officially launch its new regional infrastructure bank. Many notable nations will be absent.

How Seapower Can Win Hearts and Minds
October 22, 2014

How Seapower Can Win Hearts and Minds

By James R. Holmes
Like American politicians, the U.S. Navy needs to woo the American electorate to retain public support.
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
October 20, 2014

4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics

By Zachary Keck
The CCP is focusing on the rule of law because it wants to reign in local officials.

Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute
October 18, 2014

Japan Caves to China on Senkaku Island Dispute

By Zachary Keck
To secure a meeting with Xi, Japanese PM Abe caved to China's long-standing demand on the East China Sea dispute.
The US Can't Outsource Warfighting
October 17, 2014

The US Can't Outsource Warfighting

By James R. Holmes
Offshore powers have long tried to get continental powers to fight their wars. It's rarely worked.

US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?
October 16, 2014

US Turns A2/AD Guns on China?

By James R. Holmes
Implements of land-based access denial are available. The US should seize it.

How Capitalism Conquered North Korea
October 16, 2014

How Capitalism Conquered North Korea

By Zachary Keck
Plus, American maritime strategy, offset strategies, and extended deterrence. Some general interest links.

China Signals No Compromise on Hong Kong
October 15, 2014

China Signals No Compromise on Hong Kong

By Zachary Keck
There are growing signs that the CCP has no intention of compromising with protesters in Hong Kong.
Kim Jong-un's Reappearance Shows North Korea’s New Transparency
October 14, 2014

Kim Jong-un's Reappearance Shows North Korea’s New Transparency

By Zachary Keck
Kim Jong-un's absence and resurfacing provide another example of North Korea becoming more transparent under his rule.

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