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Mattis Out: The View from Taiwan
December 24, 2018
Mattis Out: The View from Taiwan
The Taiwanese in general thought of Mattis as a rational and cautious person, Trump is seen as much the opposite.
Mattis Out: The View from Taiwan
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
December 22, 2018
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
Officials say U.S. President Donald Trump has pushed the Pentagon to draw up plans to pull out of Afghanistan.
Large US Troop Pullout Planned in Afghanistan
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
November 07, 2018
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
There are hopeful signs on several fronts, from trade issues to security ties.
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
October 20, 2018
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
The suspension comes in anticipation of a second U.S.-North Korea summit meeting.
US Announces Suspension of Vigilant Ace 2018 Exercise With South Korea
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
June 29, 2018
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
The U.S. secretary of defense brings a dose of “reality” to the U.S.-China military relationship.
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
June 26, 2018
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrived in Beijing today.
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
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?
South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
June 06, 2018
South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
The bombers were en route to Guam from Diego Garcia.
South China Sea: US Flies Nuclear-Capable Bombers Near Scarborough Shoal
US Defense Secretary: North Korea ‘Most Urgent and Dangerous Threat’ to US Security
June 13, 2017
US Defense Secretary: North Korea ‘Most Urgent and Dangerous Threat’ to US Security
Testifying in front of U.S. lawmakers, the Pentagon’s new chief declared North Korea his top security concern.
US Defense Secretary: North Korea ‘Most Urgent and Dangerous Threat’ to US Security
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?
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
June 07, 2017
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
Trump's behavior on the world stage shows that even his own cabinet secretaries can't speak on his behalf.
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
US Implementation of 'Major Defense Partner' Perks for India Underway
April 14, 2017
US Implementation of 'Major Defense Partner' Perks for India Underway
The Obama administration's 'Major Defense Partner' designation for India is paying dividends.
US Implementation of 'Major Defense Partner' Perks for India Underway
Where Do Australia-China Ties Go in the Trump Era?
February 09, 2017
Where Do Australia-China Ties Go in the Trump Era?
Wang Yi's trip to Australia shows ever-closer ties between the two countries.
Where Do Australia-China Ties Go in the Trump Era?
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
February 07, 2017
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
China's latest East China Sea incursion comes days after the U.S. defense secretary's visit to Tokyo.
East China Sea: China Coast Guard Enters Disputed Waters Following Mattis' Japan Trip
Mattis Calms Nerves on US South China Sea Policy, But For How Long?
February 06, 2017
Mattis Calms Nerves on US South China Sea Policy, But For How Long?
Jim Mattis shows that not much has changed in U.S. South China Sea policy, but will that last?
Mattis Calms Nerves on US South China Sea Policy, But For How Long?
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
February 06, 2017
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
Jim Mattis offers Japan reassurance on the disputed Senkaku Islands.
Mattis: Senkakus Covered Under US-Japan Security Treaty
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