How Much Do Strategic Thinkers Affect US Policy Anyway?
By Robert Farley
Strategies of Poverty
The Diplomat in partnership with Tufts University hosted a joint panel on U.S. Foreign Policy. Our Naval Diplomat speaks…
The Commons: Beijing's "Blue National Soil"
“The commons must remain the commons, lest the system of liberal trade and commerce collapse…”
Small Navy, Strong Navy
Just because a smaller nation can’t deploy massive naval power does not mean it can’t be credible — or dangerous.
Daniel Inouye, R.I.P.
James Holmes remembers Senator Daniel Inouye of Hawaii.
Red Star Over the Atlantic?
Could Chinese naval vessels soon be on patrol in the Atlantic Ocean?
Beijing's Goal: A New Normal
By acting as though it exercises jurisdiction over disputed areas, China hopes to create a new status quo.
Thucydides, Japan and America
As Tokyo and Washington revise their defense guidelines, a look to one of ancient Greece’s most renowned scholars would be wise.
A Clash of Civilizations on the High Seas
“A common civilization is no guarantee of harmony; a different civilization is no guarantee of conflict or war.”
What To Fear: China's Strength or Weakness?
The Naval Diplomat’s “Excellent Adventure” at Duke University takes an interesting turn.
The Naval Diplomat’s Excellent Adventure: Duke University
The Naval Diplomat gives us his thoughts on China’s Leadership transition from the ‘road.’
Visas as Anti-Access Weapons
Are researchers who fear being denied visas to China self-censoring their words in order not to offend?