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January 12, 2011
US-Japan Pow Wow on China
Japan’s Seiji Maehara gets a warm welcome in Washington. He’s always a popular man with defence hawks here.
US-Japan Pow Wow on China
January 12, 2011
China's J-20 Statement
Does the test flight of a stealth fighter during Gates’ China visit show the PLA is undermining the civilian leadership?
China's J-20 Statement
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
January 11, 2011
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
A US diplomat is reportedly assaulted in Vietnam over a meeting with a dissident. It’s likely part of a wider crackdown.
Vietnam Shakes Up US Diplomacy
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
January 11, 2011
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
Beijing wants to tackle traffic congestion. It should probably start by slowing the increase in ‘official’ vehicles.
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
January 11, 2011
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
Beijing wants to tackle traffic congestion. It should probably start by slowing the increase in ‘official’ vehicles.
Beijing’s Official Traffic Woes
India’s Big Defence Leap
January 11, 2011
India’s Big Defence Leap
India’s defence industry is celebrating operational clearance being granted to its indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft.
India’s Big Defence Leap
India’s Big Defence Leap
January 11, 2011
India’s Big Defence Leap
India’s defence industry is celebrating operational clearance being granted to its indigenous Tejas light combat aircraft.
India’s Big Defence Leap
January 10, 2011
Who is Jiang Luming?
A call for China to double its defence budget isn’t getting as much attention as it deserves.
Who is Jiang Luming?
January 08, 2011
Gates (Finally) Heads to China
Robert Gates is heading to Beijing. There’s plenty going on with China’s military to talk about.
Gates (Finally) Heads to China
January 08, 2011
Boys Toys vs. Geography
Does geography trump military hardware when trying to understand China’s naval potential?
Boys Toys vs. Geography
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
January 07, 2011
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
Despite the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and a new name, Burma’s the same. But it’s not the only problem country in Asia.
Burma: Where Old Is New, Again
China Rethinks Nuclear Posture?
January 07, 2011
China Rethinks Nuclear Posture?
A news agency reports that China might consider launching pre-emptive nuclear strikes. Is it really shifting policy?
China Rethinks Nuclear Posture?
January 06, 2011
Garbage In, Garbage Out
Alfred Thayer Mahan is a towering figure in sea-power theory. It’s a shame no one can quote him properly.
Garbage In, Garbage Out
Happy Nuclear Year?
January 06, 2011
Happy Nuclear Year?
Can the world reconcile increasing demand for nuclear energy with its desire to prevent non-proliferation?
Happy Nuclear Year?
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
January 05, 2011
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
Cambodia has shown little inclination to tackle the problem of the human trafficking of its citizens.
Cambodia and Human Trafficking
Maverick Mahathir
January 05, 2011
Maverick Mahathir
Malaysian Maverick may not have cashed in on review buzz. But it still offers a great insight into Malaysian politics.
Maverick Mahathir
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