Subscribe

Blog

Asia Defense

Strengthening Integrated Air and Missile Defense for the Japan-US Alliance
September 23, 2022

Strengthening Integrated Air and Missile Defense for the Japan-US Alliance

By Carl Rehberg, Chris Bassler , and Herbert Kemp
The Japan-U.S. alliance has made steady and incremental progress toward preparing for future crises and contingencies. More needs to be done.

North Korea Denies Sending Arms to Russia Amid Ukraine War
September 22, 2022

North Korea Denies Sending Arms to Russia Amid Ukraine War

By Kim Tong-Hyung
“We have never exported weapons or ammunition to Russia before and we will not plan to export them,” state media quoted a North Korean official as saying.
Chinese Parts in the F-35 Highlight Concerning Trend in the US Defense Sector
September 17, 2022

Chinese Parts in the F-35 Highlight Concerning Trend in the US Defense Sector

By A.B. Abrams
The contraction of U.S. defense and civilian industries since the end of the Cold War has made foreign inputs into key weapons programs indispensable.

France and AUKUS: A Necessary Reconciliation
September 15, 2022

France and AUKUS: A Necessary Reconciliation

By Jérémy Bachelier and Céline Pajon
One year on, the announcement of the Australia-U.K.-U.S alliance has not been accompanied by any major changes to France’s Indo-Pacific defense strategy.

India and Japan Hold 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue 
September 12, 2022

India and Japan Hold 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue 

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
The India-Japan engagement has been enhanced both on the bilateral front as well as in minilateral formats such as the Quad in recent years. 

Taiwan’s Risky Submarine Aspiration
September 10, 2022

Taiwan’s Risky Submarine Aspiration

By Holmes Liao
Taiwan’s Indigenous Defense Submarine (IDS) program is not only cost-prohibitive but operationally ineffective.

Why Vietnam Should Not Go Nuclear
September 09, 2022

Why Vietnam Should Not Go Nuclear

By Khang Vu
Pursuing a nuclear deterrent against Chinese aggression would undermine the country's international reputation and destabilize relations with Beijing.
The Philippines and the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis
September 08, 2022

The Philippines and the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis

By Joshua Bernard Espeña
In a more constrained and turbulent region, Manila has little choice but to lean into its status as a rising middle power.

Japan, UK to Push Forward With Joint New Air-to-Air Missile Co-development
September 08, 2022

Japan, UK to Push Forward With Joint New Air-to-Air Missile Co-development

By Kosuke Takahashi
The new Truss government in London is likely to upgrade the current partnership to quasi-alliance status.

Why Would Russia Buy North Korean Weapons?
September 08, 2022

Why Would Russia Buy North Korean Weapons?

By Hyung-Jin Kim and Kim Tong-Hyung
Pyongyang reportedly intends to sell millions of rockets and artillery shells to Moscow.

The Importance of Robust Philippines-Indonesia Security Relations
September 07, 2022

The Importance of Robust Philippines-Indonesia Security Relations

By Chester Cabalza
As archipelagic nations facing a similar array of threats, there are ample reasons for the two nations to establish closer security ties.
India Commissions Latest Aircraft Carrier
September 06, 2022

India Commissions Latest Aircraft Carrier

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
While the Vikrant’s commissioning definitely boosts India’s naval capabilities, the overall trend in naval power is clearly shifting away from India. 

Page 1 of 313