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Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
April 01, 2018
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
The Chinese president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un shows he is still a key player in Korean Peninsula diplomacy.
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
March 30, 2018
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
A look at the significance and prospects of the new concept.
What Does a ‘Free and Open Indo-Pacific’ Actually Mean?
To Win the Peace, Afghans Must Be in the Driver’s Seat
March 28, 2018
To Win the Peace, Afghans Must Be in the Driver’s Seat
The U.S. is right to refuse to talk directly with a divided Taliban, as an Afghan-led peace process is necessary.
To Win the Peace, Afghans Must Be in the Driver’s Seat
Why Trump Could Be the Final Nail in Abe’s Coffin
March 28, 2018
Why Trump Could Be the Final Nail in Abe’s Coffin
Despite the attention to domestic scandals, the fatal blow to the Japanese premier’s prospects may come from Tokyo’s closest foreign ally.
Why Trump Could Be the Final Nail in Abe’s Coffin
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
March 28, 2018
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
What if Washington came to terms with a nuclear North Korea but remained on the peninsula?
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
March 27, 2018
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Chinese leader’s power grab may be undermining his party’s long-term survival strategy.
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
March 27, 2018
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
Let’s face it. It’s hard for the U.S. defense and foreign policy establishment to escape their bubble.
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
March 26, 2018
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
If South Asia is to be on the front lines of the climate challenge, then South Asian militaries must prepare accordingly.
How War Games Can Help South Asia Respond to Climate Change
A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar
March 23, 2018
A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar
Myanmar's military has fooled Washington into thinking the country has changed.
A New Report Says America is Being Duped in Myanmar
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
March 23, 2018
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
John Bolton could unleash and enable Trump's worst instincts on foreign policy.
John Bolton Enters the Trump Administration: What to Expect
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
March 22, 2018
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
For human rights defenders in Ecuador, where Chinese mining projects encroach on indigenous lands, the result could be disastrous.
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
March 22, 2018
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
A China-backed UN resolution on “mutually beneficial cooperation” might not be all it seems.
China’s Trojan Horse Human Rights Resolution
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
March 20, 2018
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
China is here to stay, and Western and African countries alike should make the most of it.
Why the West Needs to Stop Complaining and Start Engaging China in Africa
Inter-Korean and US-North Korea Diplomacy, With Little Help From China
March 20, 2018
Inter-Korean and US-North Korea Diplomacy, With Little Help From China
It's notable how sidelined China has seemed amid South Korea-engineered diplomatic breakthroughs.
Inter-Korean and US-North Korea Diplomacy, With Little Help From China
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
March 20, 2018
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
Canberra is duty-bound to speak up on human rights, and must review its defense assistance to states that flout international law.
Rohingya Crisis Demands Australian Leadership on Human Rights
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
March 19, 2018
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
As the United States rethinks its approach to China, it's time to also reimagine relations with Taiwan.
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
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