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China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
February 14, 2018

China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond

By Nayef Al-Rodhan
China’s space program, past, present, and future.
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
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?

US North Korea Policy After the Olympics
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.

North Korea's Pre-Olympics Military Parade
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.

Russia’s Objections to Japan’s Aegis Ashore Decision
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.
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
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.

Why North Korea Is Likely Planning a Satellite Launch in 2018
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.
The Taiwan Strait After a Second Korean War
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.

What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
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.

When a North Korean Missile Accidentally Hit a North Korean City
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?

The Mysterious Death of a Chinese General
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.
Mongolia’s Modernizing Military  
December 27, 2017

Mongolia’s Modernizing Military  

By Bolor Lkhaajav
Mongolia's military has an expanding role at home and abroad.

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