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China’s Hybrid Warfare and Taiwan
January 13, 2018
China’s Hybrid Warfare and Taiwan
How China could use “fake news” and digital warfare in its preparations for engagement with Taiwan.
China’s Hybrid Warfare and Taiwan
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
January 12, 2018
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
The incident tests the waters in the East China Sea after a diplomatic breakthrough between the two countries.
Chinese Frigate, Unidentified Submarine Enter Japan-Claimed Waters Near Senkaku Islands
INS <em>Arihant</em> Accident Raises Questions About the Sustainability of India's SSBN Force
January 12, 2018
INS Arihant Accident Raises Questions About the Sustainability of India's SSBN Force
The Indian Navy finds out how difficult the business of operating a sea-based nuclear deterrent can be.
INS Arihant Accident Raises Questions About the Sustainability of India's SSBN Force
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
January 11, 2018
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
More and more, scholars in China see India replacing Japan as the second biggest threat to Beijing, following the U.S.
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
January 10, 2018
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
China isn't abandoning North Korea; rather, it wants to reset the relationship on Beijing's terms.
China's Approach to North Korea Sanctions
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
January 08, 2018
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
The incident is the first of its kind in 2018.
4 China Coast Guard Vessels Enter Japan-Administered Waters Near Disputed East China Sea Islands
Japan Plans to Convert the <em>Izumo</em>-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
January 07, 2018
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
Recent Japanese Ministry of Defense leaks are suggestive of plans to convert these so-called helicopter destroyers.
Japan Plans to Convert the Izumo-class Into a True Aircraft Carrier?
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
January 06, 2018
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
Seoul is picking the wrong battle, with real implications for itself, Washington, and the region. 
South Korea’s Real Fight Is With China, Not Japan
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
January 04, 2018
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
North Korea aims to drive a wedge between the United States and its allies, with the goal of breaking the alliance.
The Risk of Kim Jong-un's New Year's Day Olive Branch
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
January 04, 2018
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
The China-India relationship stands at a crossroads. Can both sides overcome last year's frictions in 2018?
2017: A Tough Year for China-India Relations
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
January 02, 2018
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
What to make of recent reports that Japan's Izumo-class and South Korea's Dokdo-class vessels may operate these fighters?
Who Wants to Operate Carrier-Based F-35Bs in Asia? Apparently, Japan and South Korea
Russia Opposes Japan's Decision to Deploy Aegis Ashore
December 29, 2017
Russia Opposes Japan's Decision to Deploy Aegis Ashore
Russia believes the deployment of these systems will undermine its interests.
Russia Opposes Japan's Decision to Deploy Aegis Ashore
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
December 28, 2017
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
Following the Chinese prescription on North Korea may be in the United States' best interests.
Solving the North Korea Problem the Chinese Way
US Sanctions North Korean Officials Affiliated With Solid-Fuel, ICBM Programs
December 27, 2017
US Sanctions North Korean Officials Affiliated With Solid-Fuel, ICBM Programs
North Korean officials Kim Jong-sik and Ri Pyong-chol have been sanctioned by the United States.
US Sanctions North Korean Officials Affiliated With Solid-Fuel, ICBM Programs
<em>The Last Jedi</em> and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
December 27, 2017
The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
What the new Star Wars film and the Chinese Communist Party's founding myths have in common.
The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
December 26, 2017
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
With the region largely distracted, ASEAN cannot rely on external help in the South China Sea.
Chinese Construction in the South China Sea: Should ASEAN Be Concerned?
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