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March 13, 2011
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
As Japan grapples with a nuclear incident following Friday’s earthquake, it’s important not to rush to judgement.
Nuclear Crisis in Perspective
March 11, 2011
China, Japan Fated for Conflict?
Two recent incidents underscore the ongoing tensions between Japan and China. How will Japan respond?
China, Japan Fated for Conflict?
China's Fighters Won't Match US
March 10, 2011
China's Fighters Won't Match US
Hype over the J-20 stealth fighter shouldn’t overlook it will be a smaller force than the US F-22 and F-35 fleet.
China's Fighters Won't Match US
Did India Shift Nuclear Posture?
March 09, 2011
Did India Shift Nuclear Posture?
Do comments by Indian National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon mark a shift to a first use nuclear posture?
Did India Shift Nuclear Posture?
The Dragon Wants to be Seen
March 08, 2011
The Dragon Wants to be Seen
China has been keen to flaunt its military prowess. A newly found confidence and intention to deter are two reasons.
The Dragon Wants to be Seen
US Ballistic Missile Plan Back
March 05, 2011
US Ballistic Missile Plan Back
The US has revived the Prompt Global Strike missile plan. It may well be another new system with China in mind.
US Ballistic Missile Plan Back
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
March 03, 2011
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
France wants to take a bigger slice of the nuclear pie from countries such as South Korea. But caution is essential.
Nuclear Babies and Bathwater
Taiwan Must Avoid a Greek Fate
February 28, 2011
Taiwan Must Avoid a Greek Fate
Just because China doesn’t want a conflict over Taiwan doesn’t mean it will accept the status quo.
Taiwan Must Avoid a Greek Fate
February 27, 2011
Is Huawei a Security Risk?
Is China’s Huawei a cyber security risk? Western governments have some reasonable grounds for concern.
Is Huawei a Security Risk?
Arctic Game Changer
February 24, 2011
Arctic Game Changer
Is Chinese and Russian interest in the Arctic a sign of the region’s future centrality in regional security?
Arctic Game Changer
Jakarta Eyes South China Sea
February 23, 2011
Jakarta Eyes South China Sea
Indonesia is set to chair ASEAN. With China in mind, it is looking to resolve the South China Sea dispute.
Jakarta Eyes South China Sea
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
February 22, 2011
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
The US Air Force is planning to develop a new stealthy long-range bomber. It’s being done with China in mind.
New US Bomber Aimed at China?
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
February 21, 2011
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
Does China have an Indian Ocean ‘String of Pearls’ strategy? Policymakers are likely keeping options open.
Is China Planning String of Pearls?
February 18, 2011
Tricky Kuril Ties
Russia and Japan must resolve the Kuril Islands/Northern Territories issue if they want to build closer strategic ties.
Tricky Kuril Ties
Island Chains Everywhere
February 16, 2011
Island Chains Everywhere
Some Chinese strategists see Hawaii as Asia’s ‘third island chain.’ What does this view say about US-China ties?
Island Chains Everywhere
China's Amphibious Power
February 15, 2011
China's Amphibious Power
China has been developing its amphibious capabilities. Is it for a cross-strait invasion or soft power?
China's Amphibious Power
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