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Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapons and Challenges to International Security
November 16, 2018
Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapons and Challenges to International Security
Hypersonic boost-glide vehicles present new iterations of old challenges to strategic stability.
Hypersonic Boost-Glide Weapons and Challenges to International Security
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
How Would a War Between the US and China <em>End</em>?
January 25, 2018
How Would a War Between the US and China End?
A new paper examines the contours of war termination in the U.S.-China context.
How Would a War Between the US and China End?
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
June 09, 2017
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran are back from the Shangri-La Dialogue with reflections.
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
March 08, 2017
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
China may be afraid that THAAD will degrade its own nuclear second-strike capability.
THAAD and China's Nuclear Second-Strike Capability
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
March 07, 2017
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
The move is likely to deepen the growing rift between Beijing and Seoul.
US Starts Deploying THAAD Anti-Missile Defense System in South Korea
Don't Be Too Sure About a Stalemated US-China Military Balance
August 29, 2016
Don't Be Too Sure About a Stalemated US-China Military Balance
There are reasons to believe that the United States will maintain a qualitative technological edge.
Don't Be Too Sure About a Stalemated US-China Military Balance
Are the United States and China Condemned to a Military Stalemate?
August 25, 2016
Are the United States and China Condemned to a Military Stalemate?
A new article posits a technology-heavy analysis of the future of the U.S.-China military balance.
Are the United States and China Condemned to a Military Stalemate?
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
July 09, 2016
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
Who has drones and how are they getting them?
The Consequences of Global Armed Drone Proliferation
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
April 25, 2016
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
Scarborough Shoal was seized by China in 2012. Reclamation there would be unusually provocative.
Will China Begin Scarborough Shoal Reclamation After Hague Verdict on South China Sea?
What Is THAAD, What Does It Do, and Why Is China Mad About It?
February 25, 2016
What Is THAAD, What Does It Do, and Why Is China Mad About It?
Hint: It's not about the THAAD interceptor missiles themselves.
What Is THAAD, What Does It Do, and Why Is China Mad About It?
The Indian Navy Charts A New Course With Its 2016 International Fleet Review
February 16, 2016
The Indian Navy Charts A New Course With Its 2016 International Fleet Review
India's International Fleet Review highlighted the growing importance of naval power to India's geopolitical vision.
The Indian Navy Charts A New Course With Its 2016 International Fleet Review
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
February 08, 2016
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
North Korea's successful test of the Kwangmyongsong satellite launch vehicle raises questions about its ICBM progress.
North Korea's Kwangmyongsong Satellite Launch: What We Know and Don't Know
Ever Wonder How China Got Back Into International Diplomacy After the Cultural Revolution?
November 24, 2015
Ever Wonder How China Got Back Into International Diplomacy After the Cultural Revolution?
China's successful entry into the international scene after the Cultural Revolution bears lessons for other pariah states.
Ever Wonder How China Got Back Into International Diplomacy After the Cultural Revolution?
The US-China South China Sea Showdown
October 21, 2015
The US-China South China Sea Showdown
U.S. freedom of navigation operations could take the U.S.-China relationship past a point of no return.
The US-China South China Sea Showdown
Why the US-India-Japan Trilateral Relationship Is a Big Deal
October 01, 2015
Why the US-India-Japan Trilateral Relationship Is a Big Deal
The United States, Japan, and India have a trilateral, and Jokowi is possibly changing ASEAN--our editors discuss.
Why the US-India-Japan Trilateral Relationship Is a Big Deal
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