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Why China Is Not the Solution to the Korean Crisis
June 03, 2013

Why China Is Not the Solution to the Korean Crisis

Beijing calls the shots in North Korea? History shows that thinking is misguided.

Aida Makoto: Far-Sighted Visions of Near-Sighted Japan
May 30, 2013

Aida Makoto: Far-Sighted Visions of Near-Sighted Japan

Artist enfant terrible Aida Makoto spoke with The Diplomat about his provocative Tokyo exhibition and whether there is hope for Japan.

Middlepowerism & Continuity in South Korean Foreign Policy
May 29, 2013

Middlepowerism & Continuity in South Korean Foreign Policy

The way Seoul defines its middle-power status could offer the best insight into its policy direction.

Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan
May 28, 2013

Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan

Responding to a recent piece in The Diplomat, Dennis Halpin argues that the missteps were Manila’s.

Russia: Can The Gas Empire Strike Back?
May 27, 2013

Russia: Can The Gas Empire Strike Back?

Intransigence on pricing may cost Moscow dearly in the huge Asian gas market.

May 24, 2013

The US Marine Corps in the Pivot to the Pacific

The centerpiece of the U.S. Pivot to the Pacific, the Marines are moving forward.

Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
May 20, 2013

Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?

Unchallenged for decades, and facing budget cuts, the U.S. Navy risks losing its capability to challenge the PLA in its near seas.

Why Japan Should Ignore China’s Okinawa Provocation
May 17, 2013

Why Japan Should Ignore China’s Okinawa Provocation

Nationalists are seeking leverage for the Senkaku/Diaoyu dispute. Japan shouldn’t play into their hands.

Can Asia Urbanize Without Starving?
May 16, 2013

Can Asia Urbanize Without Starving?

Demand for food is set to surge within the region. Can productivity growth keep pace?

China’s Urban Dream Denied
May 14, 2013

China’s Urban Dream Denied

More than half of China’s massive population live in cities. With hundreds of millions more coming in the next 15-20 years, will they have a place to live?

Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles
May 12, 2013

Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles

A story in photos: The recent Han Kuang series of exercises was a serious display of Taiwan’s military power.

Don’t Sweat the Closure of Kaesong
May 12, 2013

Don’t Sweat the Closure of Kaesong

By Robert E. Kelly
Although a symbol of inter-Korean cooperation, the once noble Kaesong experiment has long been a failure.

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