Will China Embrace Nuclear Brinkmanship as It Reaches Nuclear Parity?
By Michael Tkacik
In the future, China may incorporate nuclear weapons into its framework of political threats, intimidation, and even the use of force to achieve its international goals.
No-Fly Zones, Nuclear Powers, and the Escalation Slide
By Jacob Parakilas
The strategic logic that prevents a no-fly zone over Ukraine would apply to any conflict between nuclear-armed states, including in Asia.
Qassem Soleimani’s Assassination: Lessons for India?
By Abhijnan Rej
Soleimani’s assassination puts us in uncharted strategic waters, with implications, based on interpreted lessons, for India and others.
Andrew Erickson and Ryan Martinson on China and the Maritime Gray Zone
By Prashanth Parameswaran
How China thinks about and acts in the maritime gray zone, and what that means for the region’s future.
India-Pakistan Crisis Exposes Modi’s Dilemma
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan and Rajesh Rajagopalan
The decision about whether to escalate or not is much more complex than it appears.