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Is Democracy Still Relevant to the US-India Relationship?
January 10, 2019
Is Democracy Still Relevant to the US-India Relationship?
The United States and India should reaffirm democracy as a driving consideration in the conduct of their foreign relations and choice of strategic partners.
Is Democracy Still Relevant to the US-India Relationship?
The Strategic Consequences of a US-China Rift on Intellectual Property
January 08, 2019
The Strategic Consequences of a US-China Rift on Intellectual Property
Does it even matter if China updates its intellectual property regime?
The Strategic Consequences of a US-China Rift on Intellectual Property
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
December 29, 2018
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
The U.S. and China may be starting a new Cold War, but it will be quite different from the last one.
The Unpredictable, Conflicting Structure of the New Cold War
Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
November 20, 2018
Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
A difference in diplomatic styles between the United States and China has mattered a great deal.
Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
April 24, 2018
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
The early years of the U.S.-Japan alliance in the post-war era were rocky.
Rethinking the Early Years of the US-Japan Alliance and Soviet Competition
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
February 20, 2018
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
Vietnam is an interesting case study in the question of whether communist parties can truly reform from within.
Will Vietnam’s Communist Party Ever Change Its Ways?
China Reprimands US Over 2018 National Defense Strategy
January 23, 2018
China Reprimands US Over 2018 National Defense Strategy
Both the Chinese foreign ministry and defense ministry criticized Washington's “Cold War” mentality.
China Reprimands US Over 2018 National Defense Strategy
The Enduring Relevance of America's Reckoning With the Qing Dynasty
January 19, 2018
The Enduring Relevance of America's Reckoning With the Qing Dynasty
To some extent, the United States is still captured by the romantic notion of a “mission” with China.
The Enduring Relevance of America's Reckoning With the Qing Dynasty
The Vietnam War Spy Who Didn’t Love Us
January 11, 2018
The Vietnam War Spy Who Didn’t Love Us
A new book sheds light on journalist and spy Pham Xuan An.
The Vietnam War Spy Who Didn’t Love Us
Dr. Strangelove and the Insane Reality of Nuclear Command-and-Control
January 05, 2018
Dr. Strangelove and the Insane Reality of Nuclear Command-and-Control
Stanley Kubrick’s iconic dark comedy continues to highlight the importance of nuclear command-and-control safety mechanisms.
Dr. Strangelove and the Insane Reality of Nuclear Command-and-Control
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
May 16, 2017
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
The United States would do well to start dealing with North Korea as if it was already in possession of an ICBM.
Americans Need to Get Used to North Korean Intercontinental-Range Ballistic Missiles
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
May 02, 2017
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
How long until Trump wonders out loud why the U.S. should risk American cities for Korean and Japanese cities?
Under Trump, A Looming North Korean ICBM Threat Brings Alliance 'Decoupling' Fears Back to East Asia
Just How Wide-Reaching Are China's Economic Espionage Efforts?
December 13, 2016
Just How Wide-Reaching Are China's Economic Espionage Efforts?
Chinese economic espionage was never limited to just the United States or just one industry.
Just How Wide-Reaching Are China's Economic Espionage Efforts?
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
October 04, 2016
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
How do states evaluate their commitments during wartime?
Why the Korean War Remained Limited
Revealed: Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Overtures to the Soviet Union
August 04, 2016
Revealed: Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Overtures to the Soviet Union
Taipei and Moscow kept their relationship quiet for the duration of the Cold War.
Revealed: Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Overtures to the Soviet Union
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