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Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
September 15, 2016
Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
How large are the stakes for the United States in sustaining the current global order?
Is the 'Rules Based Order' Worth Keeping Up?
Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
July 11, 2016
Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
In ignoring an upcoming verdict on the South China Sea, Beijing is following well-established precedent by great powers.
Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
When Is Great Power War Likely?
August 26, 2014
When Is Great Power War Likely?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss great power war with Alex Ward of The Atlantic Council.
When Is Great Power War Likely?
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
August 26, 2014
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
What will it take for either the U.S. or China to decide to go to war with the other?
When Might a Great Power War Make Sense?
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
August 22, 2014
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
The preconditions for a hegemonic war currently exist in the world, but the U.S. can still prevent one.
Only US Can Prevent Great Power War
No, Great Power War Isn't Obsolete
August 22, 2014
No, Great Power War Isn't Obsolete
"Great powers, especially nuclear-armed ones, don’t go to war with each other lightly. But sometimes wars happen."
No, Great Power War Isn't Obsolete
Erectile Dysfunction and Strategy
June 06, 2014
Erectile Dysfunction and Strategy
Let's not get too caught up in the notion of credibility.
Erectile Dysfunction and Strategy
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
April 16, 2014
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
The dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands is going to remain a major issue in China-Japan relations for a while.
Why the Senkaku/Diaoyu Dispute Isn't Going Away Anytime Soon
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
March 27, 2014
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
Russia's invasion of Crimea and Ukraine's lack of preparedness holds some important lessons for other states.
A Lesson From Ukraine: Balance Threats Internally
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
March 15, 2014
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Did Western policymakers in Ukraine forget that security is often the greatest foreign policy motivator?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
February 09, 2014
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
With America facing fiscal constraints, are lawmakers are absentmindedly adopting offshore balancing?
Slouching Toward Offshore Balancing
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
December 12, 2013
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
China and Japan could go to war over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands, even if it meant economic ruin.
Rationalist Explanations for War in the East China Sea
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
August 06, 2013
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
Do AirSea Battle and A2/AD make the U.S.-China military balance more or less stable?
AirSea Battle, A2/AD and the Offense-Defense Balance
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