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Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
July 10, 2018
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
New Zealand, Hawaii, and Rapa Nui, the outer points of the triangle, joined the group recently.
Polynesian Triangulation: Polynesian Leaders’ Group Expands
Hawaii: Facing North Korea With the Aloha Spirit
April 11, 2018
Hawaii: Facing North Korea With the Aloha Spirit
In the face of nuclear war, people in Hawaii embrace the potential for peace.
Hawaii: Facing North Korea With the Aloha Spirit
A Week of False Ballistic Missile Alerts: From Japan to Hawaii
January 17, 2018
A Week of False Ballistic Missile Alerts: From Japan to Hawaii
What should we make of two disconcerting mistakes in Japan and Hawaii?
A Week of False Ballistic Missile Alerts: From Japan to Hawaii
North Korea's ICBM: A New Missile and a New Era
July 07, 2017
North Korea's ICBM: A New Missile and a New Era
North Korea didn’t just acquire an ICBM out of nowhere.
North Korea's ICBM: A New Missile and a New Era
US Missile Defense Agency Head: North Korea's ICBM Ambitions a Source of 'Great Concern'
June 08, 2017
US Missile Defense Agency Head: North Korea's ICBM Ambitions a Source of 'Great Concern'
Can U.S. ballistic missile defense efforts outpace North Korea's progress toward an ICBM?
US Missile Defense Agency Head: North Korea's ICBM Ambitions a Source of 'Great Concern'
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
May 04, 2017
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
A testing site for weapons systems, missiles, and rockets in the middle of the Pacific.
Kauai’s Quietly Expanding Military Role
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
July 09, 2016
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Kazakhstan's convincing national narrative, Atambayev's music debut, a fascinating story tying the steppe to Hawaii; weekend reads.
Digging Into Stalin's Secrets
Russia’s Pacific Paradise
October 15, 2015
Russia’s Pacific Paradise
In 1815, a German, on behalf of the Russian-American Company, tried to conquer Hawaii in the name of the Tsar.
Russia’s Pacific Paradise
Dispatch From Hawaii
September 18, 2014
Dispatch From Hawaii
The Naval Diplomat explores how to lie with art and Hawaii’s lessons for the U.S. today.
Dispatch From Hawaii
Colleen Hanabusa
January 30, 2014
Colleen Hanabusa
The Diplomat’s Justin McDonnell spoke with Rep. Colleen Hanabusa [D-HI1] about the U.S. “pivot,” the TPP, immigration, and the role of Hawaii in America’s Asia-Pacific strategy.
Colleen Hanabusa
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
May 20, 2013
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
They aren’t just about sun, fun, and ukuleles. The islands also hold great strategic importance.
The Geopolitics of Hawaii
December 19, 2012
Daniel Inouye, R.I.P.
James Holmes remembers Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.
Daniel Inouye, R.I.P.
Dispatches from Honolulu
October 24, 2011
Dispatches from Honolulu
Hawaii is gearing up for the APEC summit. Not everyone is happy about dignitaries descending on the island.
Dispatches from Honolulu
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
May 11, 2011
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
As China’s military power grows, an influential US senator warns of a rocky period ahead for the Asia-Pacific.
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
May 11, 2011
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
As China’s military power grows, an influential US senator warns of a rocky period ahead for the Asia-Pacific.
Inouye’s Asia-Pacific Warning
China and Imperial Germany
April 06, 2011
China and Imperial Germany
Why Kaiser Wilhelm II’s Germany would envy the strategic situation that China finds itself in.
China and Imperial Germany
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