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Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
June 09, 2017
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
Winning organizations take pains to maintain their flexibility in the face of technological and strategic changes.
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
The Pacific War Origins of US Special Operations Forces
May 15, 2017
The Pacific War Origins of US Special Operations Forces
The full flowering of special operations forces wouldn’t come until after Vietnam.
The Pacific War Origins of US Special Operations Forces
Will a New Washington Naval Treaty Stop the South China Sea Arms Race?
March 23, 2017
Will a New Washington Naval Treaty Stop the South China Sea Arms Race?
A contemporary take on the Washington Naval Treaty system has limitations in the South China Sea.
Will a New Washington Naval Treaty Stop the South China Sea Arms Race?
The Geopolitics of India and Russia’s Disparate Interests
December 28, 2016
The Geopolitics of India and Russia’s Disparate Interests
How much do Indian and Russian interests converge in the 21st century?
The Geopolitics of India and Russia’s Disparate Interests
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective
December 13, 2016
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia campaign is among the most successful series of military operations ever conducted.
Imperial Japan's Southeast Asia Offensive in Retrospective
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
October 20, 2016
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss royal succession in Thailand.
Thailand After King Bhumibol Adulyadej: Succession, Civil-Military Relations, and Geopolitics
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
Dear Steve King: Here's What Asia Contributed to Western Civilization
July 20, 2016
Dear Steve King: Here's What Asia Contributed to Western Civilization
Rep. Steve King's ahistorical commentary cannot go uncorrected.
Dear Steve King: Here's What Asia Contributed to Western Civilization
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
July 18, 2016
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
Across Asia in the 20th and 21st centuries, the coup d'etat has been a well-documented phenomenon.
A Brief History of the Coup d'État in the Asia-Pacific
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
July 01, 2016
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
Luke Hunt speaks with academic Craig Etcheson, who played a key role in the establishment of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.
A Friend of the Dead: Finding Justice in Cambodia
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
June 24, 2016
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
What kind of power will India become?
Seeking Status: Will India Learn the Lessons of Bismarck's Germany?
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
June 21, 2016
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
The current understanding of "historic rights" in the South China Sea in China can be traced back to a U.S. diplomat.
China’s ‘Historic Rights’ in the South China Sea: Made in America?
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
June 15, 2016
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
Contrary to popular perception, some Islamic cultures have a long, vibrant history of tolerance for homosexual behavior.
Afghanistan's Love-Hate Relationship With Homosexuality
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
June 10, 2016
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
India's prime minister recently visited Qatar, emphasizing long-standing cultural ties.
India and the Gulf States Share a Long History
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