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Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
April 17, 2013
Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
It’s possible that Beijing may gain strategically from a unified Korea relative to Washington, or at least not be adversely affected by it.
Must China Fear a Unified Korea?
From Pivot, to Rebalance, Now “Pacific Dream”
April 16, 2013
From Pivot, to Rebalance, Now “Pacific Dream”
While Xi Jinping may have his “Chinese Dream,” John Kerry has crafted his own “Pacific Dream.”
From Pivot, to Rebalance, Now “Pacific Dream”
The Forgotten People
April 16, 2013
The Forgotten People
Hyeonseo Lee reminds us all that throughout the Korean crisis of the last several weeks, we must remember those who have no voice.
The Forgotten People
America's Middle East Addiction
April 13, 2013
America's Middle East Addiction
Zachary Keck explains that “shuttle diplomacy of the kind Kissinger undertook belongs to the dustbin of history.”
America's Middle East Addiction
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
April 12, 2013
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
Amnesty International released its annual report on the death penalty. Where did Asian nations rank?
The Death Penalty: Fading Into the Past?
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
April 10, 2013
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
Likely not – Chinese diplomats have usually handled their differences with N. Korea behind the scenes.
Did Xi Jinping Really Rebuke North Korea?
What Does North Korea Want?
April 09, 2013
What Does North Korea Want?
Maybe now we know why Dennis Rodman said Kim Jung-un wanted President Obama to call him — to present his wish list.
What Does North Korea Want?
Ring Ban Ki-moon to Help Solve Senkaku Spat
April 04, 2013
Ring Ban Ki-moon to Help Solve Senkaku Spat
While N. Korea dominates headlines, the Senkaku islands still loom over East Asia. Could Ban Ki-moon help?
Ring Ban Ki-moon to Help Solve Senkaku Spat
Caroline Kennedy, Tokyo Bound: U.S. Ambassador to Japan?
April 02, 2013
Caroline Kennedy, Tokyo Bound: U.S. Ambassador to Japan?
Various news outlets are reporting that President Obama will name Caroline Kennedy U.S. ambassador to Japan.
Caroline Kennedy, Tokyo Bound: U.S. Ambassador to Japan?
The Bloody Audit of Iraq
March 29, 2013
The Bloody Audit of Iraq
Despite debate on Iraq’s future, it carries important counterinsurgency lessons. A new book draws some interesting conclusions.
The Bloody Audit of Iraq
Will the Fifth BRICS Summit be a Game-Changer?
March 28, 2013
Will the Fifth BRICS Summit be a Game-Changer?
Can BRIC nations join hands and create a truly unique and powerful bloc?
Will the Fifth BRICS Summit be a Game-Changer?
Australia’s Political Soap Opera
March 25, 2013
Australia’s Political Soap Opera
Public infighting has the Labor government heading for disaster at this year’s elections.
Australia’s Political Soap Opera
South Korea Hit by Cyber Attack - North Korea to Blame?
March 21, 2013
South Korea Hit by Cyber Attack - North Korea to Blame?
South Korean broadcasters and banks were hit with a cyber attack. Who was behind it?
South Korea Hit by Cyber Attack - North Korea to Blame?
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
March 01, 2013
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
The United States must cooperate with public and private partners to tackle this vital issue.
The Real Crisis: Global Youth Unemployment
The Afghan Army: Taking a Beating
February 22, 2013
The Afghan Army: Taking a Beating
Afghan casualties are on the rise as the United States and NATO shift their mission.
The Afghan Army: Taking a Beating
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
February 01, 2013
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
“Nearly half of the twenty countries with the least amount of press freedom…are located in the Asia-Pacific.”
Hard Times for Press Freedom in Asia
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