December 10, 2012
The Interview: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
Will the “fiscal cliff” impact the rebalance to Asia? Are aircraft carriers obsolete? Can the U.S. build strong partnerships in the Indo-Pacific?
December 01, 2012
The Pointless Debate Over Japan's Decline
Talk of Japanese decline sheds little light on the strengths and weaknesses of the country– or how its problems can be solved.
November 27, 2012
A Referendum for Japan
Does any party have the ideas and vision needed to help Tokyo overcome its myriad challenges?
November 26, 2012
Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Taiwan's F-16 Upgrade
With a deal on new fighters seemingly halted, Taiwan is increasing the capabilities of its existing fighter aircraft.
November 20, 2012
Now The Hard Part Begins: The China Challenge
Xi Jinping has taken the reins of the Communist Party. With multiple domestic and international challenges mounting, there is much to be done.
November 18, 2012
A Battle for the 'Seoul' of South Korea's Economy
By Robert E. Kelly
November 16, 2012
China's New Leadership: Unveiled
After months of endless speculation, China’s new leaders have been declared. The Diplomat presents a look at the men who will guide China.
November 15, 2012
The Ultimate 'Grand Bargain': A U.S. - China Climate Deal
How soon to be completed leadership transitions in both nations and a greater awareness of environmental issues could spark an accord.
November 13, 2012
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
With self-immolations continuing, Tibet has become a major challenge for the incoming Chinese leadership. Could changes at the top mean changes for Tibet?
November 03, 2012
A 'Stealth' Showdown in South Korea
The F-35 should be the only game in town to build 60 new fighter aircraft for South Korea. Instead, its turned into a three-way race.
November 02, 2012
Trouble for Tokyo: Japan's Foreign Policy Challenges
Faced with a rising China, Russia’s ‘pivot’ to Asia, and challenges with North and South Korea, Japan may need to reboot its Foreign Policy.
November 01, 2012
U.S. Navy Take Notice: China is Becoming a World-Class Military Shipbuilder
The engine of China’s naval rise has flown under the radar – until now.