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Did India’s ‘Manmohan Doctrine’ Succeed?
November 06, 2013
Did India’s ‘Manmohan Doctrine’ Succeed?
What were the greatest foreign policy successes and failures of Manmohan Singh’s tenure?
Did India’s ‘Manmohan Doctrine’ Succeed?
Park Geun-hye: Japan Summit ‘Pointless’ Without Apology
November 05, 2013
Park Geun-hye: Japan Summit ‘Pointless’ Without Apology
Japan-South Korea diplomatic relations remain frosty over “comfort women” issue.
Park Geun-hye: Japan Summit ‘Pointless’ Without Apology
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
November 05, 2013
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
An initiative by Taiwan’s president offers what is surely the most effective solution to the dangerous dispute.
Solving the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute
Will Central Asia Get Its Own US Pivot?
November 05, 2013
Will Central Asia Get Its Own US Pivot?
The United States can’t seem to get its Central Asian cards in order.
Will Central Asia Get Its Own US Pivot?
Why is Indonesia Courting North Korea?
November 02, 2013
Why is Indonesia Courting North Korea?
Indonesia has said it wants to increase economic ties with Pyongyang. The relationship is an old one, however.
Why is Indonesia Courting North Korea?
Outrage Over NSA Spying Spreads to Asia
October 31, 2013
Outrage Over NSA Spying Spreads to Asia
More information about the NSA’s operations in Asia has come to light, sparking widespread outrage.
Outrage Over NSA Spying Spreads to Asia
Pakistan to Begin Exporting JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets
October 30, 2013
Pakistan to Begin Exporting JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets
Islamabad hopes to sell the China-Pakistan produced FC-1 Xiaolong/JF-17 Thunder jets abroad in 2014.
Pakistan to Begin Exporting JF-17 Thunder Fighter Jets
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
October 30, 2013
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
Mongolia’s President is in Pyongyang this week. What will come out of his visit?
What Do North Korea And Mongolia Have In Common?
Why Don’t Allies Trust the US?
October 29, 2013
Why Don’t Allies Trust the US?
The US is currently suffering a crisis of credibility with its allies across the globe. What explains their distrust?
Why Don’t Allies Trust the US?
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
October 29, 2013
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
Iran may grant the IAEA entry to a military base it has long-sought unrestricted access to.
What Will the IAEA Find At Iran's Parchin Military Base?
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
October 26, 2013
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
While Afghanistan was not a focus during Singh’s visit to China, it is an area ripe for China-India cooperation.
China and India: Time to Cooperate on Afghanistan
Is India Playing a Double Game in the South China Sea?
October 25, 2013
Is India Playing a Double Game in the South China Sea?
With visits to the Philippines and China this week, Delhi’s delicate balancing act was on full display.
Is India Playing a Double Game in the South China Sea?
Iran and Russia Expand Defense Ties
October 24, 2013
Iran and Russia Expand Defense Ties
A number of recent events highlight Tehran and Moscow’s growing military cooperation.
Iran and Russia Expand Defense Ties
The US-Japan Security Relationship: Drift or Longevity?

October 18, 2013
The US-Japan Security Relationship: Drift or Longevity?

Despite concerns, with quality leadership bilateral security ties should continue to thrive.
The US-Japan Security Relationship: Drift or Longevity?

MAR or War?
October 17, 2013
MAR or War?
With accommodation and a focus on defense, China and the U.S. can avoid falling into the Thucydides Trap.
MAR or War?
America’s Greatest Challenge: Itself
October 16, 2013
America’s Greatest Challenge: Itself
In many ways, America is primed for continued success. Unfortunately, Washington is its kryptonite.
America’s Greatest Challenge: Itself
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