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EU and China’s Tech Rise
July 26, 2011
EU and China’s Tech Rise
Europe takes a very different approach than the US to addressing China’s rapid rise in science and technology.
EU and China’s Tech Rise
July 25, 2011
China's Awkward Neighbour
There are plenty of things that frustrate China about North Korean behaviour. But don’t expect Beijing to cast it aside.
China's Awkward Neighbour
Vietnam’s Tyranny of Geography
July 22, 2011
Vietnam’s Tyranny of Geography
Being economically dependent on China only adds to existing Vietnamese security fears. But does it have any choice?
Vietnam’s Tyranny of Geography
Korea's Multicultural Future?
July 20, 2011
Korea's Multicultural Future?
With a growing number of migrant workers, can South Korea adapt to a new national identity not based on ethnicity?
Korea's Multicultural Future?
Law and the South China Sea
July 19, 2011
Law and the South China Sea
ASEAN countries should push for a treaty to manage China in the South China Sea. A code of conduct won’t do.
Law and the South China Sea
Why to Sell F-16s to Taiwan
July 13, 2011
Why to Sell F-16s to Taiwan
Delaying a sale of the new fighters could actually hurt US ties with China even more in the long run.
Why to Sell F-16s to Taiwan
Time for Futenma Rethink
July 12, 2011
Time for Futenma Rethink
With little local support, it’s time for a rethink of the current plan to relocate US forces in Japan.
Time for Futenma Rethink
Korea Talks Tactical Nukes
July 08, 2011
Korea Talks Tactical Nukes
South Korean politicians are discussing the possibility of redeploying tactical nuclear weapons. Could it happen?
Korea Talks Tactical Nukes
US Navy Tries Bow and Arrow
June 30, 2011
US Navy Tries Bow and Arrow
The US military is more worried about China’s anti-access capabilities than its new aircraft carrier.
US Navy Tries Bow and Arrow
China Plays Nationalism Card?
June 26, 2011
China Plays Nationalism Card?
Was Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Cui Tiankai resorting to the nationalism card with his playing with fire remarks?
China Plays Nationalism Card?
How to Engage China
June 24, 2011
How to Engage China
The US and China have fundamentally different ways of building trust. Over nuclear arsenals is a good example.
How to Engage China
June 22, 2011
China and Political Rock Stars
What the rise of populist Bo Xilai might say about China’s politics, nationalism and future foreign policy making.
China and Political Rock Stars
Why US Can’t Contain China
June 20, 2011
Why US Can’t Contain China
China seems worried the US is trying to contain it in Southeast Asia. Even if it were, there are many reasons why it couldn’t.
Why US Can’t Contain China
Why Burma Matters
June 18, 2011
Why Burma Matters
Tensions are growing between China and Burma. India will be watching, but US policy has made America irrelevant.
Why Burma Matters
The PLA Temptation
June 16, 2011
The PLA Temptation
Is the Chinese military’s assistance in evacuating citizens from Libya a precursor to future missions overseas?
The PLA Temptation
Asymmetry in Asia-Pacific
June 14, 2011
Asymmetry in Asia-Pacific
The US is well aware that China’s military doesn’t need to compete head-on. An asymmetric approach is more effective.
Asymmetry in Asia-Pacific
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