February 14, 2018
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
By Nayef Al-Rodhan
China’s space program, past, present, and future.
February 12, 2018
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
By David C. Logan
What can we learn about China's most secretive military branch by examining the career paths of its senior officers?
February 10, 2018
US North Korea Policy After the Olympics
By James J. Przystup
A closer look at Washington’s policy options after the likely expiry of the Winter Olympic truce.
February 09, 2018
North Korea's Pre-Olympics Military Parade
By Ankit Panda
The parade mostly featured familiar missiles, but offered important insight into Kim Jong-un's ambition.
February 07, 2018
Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
By Guy Plopsky
A dubious Russian assumption is behind Moscow's opposition to the missile defense system.
January 22, 2018
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
Why Shinzo Abe visited Serbia on his recent tour of Eastern Europe.
January 12, 2018
Why North Korea Is Likely Planning a Satellite Launch in 2018
By Ankit Panda
It's certainly looking like Kim Jong-un may look to launch a new satellite or two in 2018.
January 10, 2018
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
By Eric Chan and Peter Loftus
The end of the Kim regime would spell trouble for the Taiwan Strait.
January 09, 2018
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
By Wang Xinsong
With Mugabe gone, China will face a new set of challenges in Zimbabwe.
January 03, 2018
When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City
By Ankit Panda and Dave Schmerler
Early last year, a North Korean IRBM crashed in a populated area. What does that tell us?
December 28, 2017
The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
By Don Tse
What Zhang Yang’s suicide reveals about Xi Jinping’s political situation.
December 27, 2017
Mongolia’s Modernizing Military
By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia's military has an expanding role at home and abroad.