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The Interview: Congressman J. Randy Forbes
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?

The Pointless Debate Over Japan's Decline
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.

A Referendum for Japan
November 27, 2012

A Referendum for Japan

Does any party have the ideas and vision needed to help Tokyo overcome its myriad challenges?

Teaching an Old Dog New Tricks: Taiwan's F-16 Upgrade
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.

Now The Hard Part Begins: The China Challenge
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.

A Battle for the 'Seoul' of South Korea's Economy
November 18, 2012

A Battle for the 'Seoul' of South Korea's Economy

By Robert E. Kelly
S. Korea's transformation into a service and information-driven economy will require change - away from copying towards innovation.

China's New Leadership: Unveiled
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.

The Ultimate 'Grand Bargain': A U.S. - China Climate Deal
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.

Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
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?

A 'Stealth' Showdown in South Korea
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.

Trouble for Tokyo: Japan's Foreign Policy Challenges
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.

U.S. Navy Take Notice: China is Becoming a World-Class Military Shipbuilder
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.

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