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The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
April 13, 2018
The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
What two conferences that the author recently attended reveal about our understanding of war.
The Future of War and a Tale of 2 Conferences
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
April 12, 2018
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
China, North Korea, and others will be watching to see how the United States responds.
What Trump's Syria Decision Means for East Asia
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
April 12, 2018
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
With new rail projects, Uzbekistan is contributing to the development of transport and trade in Central and South Asia.
Connecting Asia: Uzbekistan Looks to Capitalize on Central Asia’s Transport Potential
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
April 12, 2018
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
A closer look at a missing piece in the Indian premier’s address to the IEF Ministerial meeting in New Delhi.
What Modi Didn’t Say About India Energy Challenges
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
April 10, 2018
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Chinese president sought to indirectly address concerns in Washington, but his assurances likely won't be sufficient.
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
April 10, 2018
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
By addressing the Pashtuns' grievances, Pakistan could let go out its outdated self-image as a monolithic state.
The Pashtun Nationalist Movement Can Save Pakistan
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
April 09, 2018
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
The path ahead with North Korea remains uncertain—even following assurances of "denuclearization" talks.
US Confirms North Korea Willing to Discuss 'Denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula'. What Now?
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
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
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