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Why the Compacts of Free Association Matter to Washington

Why the Compacts of Free Association Matter to Washington

By Grant Wyeth
With its eyes on China, the United States seeks to reaffirm its presence in the western Pacific.
The United States Needs a COFA Strategy

The United States Needs a COFA Strategy

By Michael Walsh
Over the next few years, the United States is expected to start renegotiating the terms of its Compacts of Free Association.

Taiwan and the Pacific: One Big, Happy Austronesian Family

Taiwan and the Pacific: One Big, Happy Austronesian Family

By Grant Wyeth
In focusing efforts to promote its indigenous peoples and culture, Taiwan is making a political gambit in the Pacific as well.

America's Overlooked Pacific Island Partners

America's Overlooked Pacific Island Partners

By Scott Leis
The U.S. is finally taking a more overt interest in the strategic importance of the Freely Associated States.

A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests

A Plea for Sense on International Day Against Nuclear Tests

By Bunny McDiarmid
Can the world come to its senses on nuclear weapons?
What to Make of China in the South Pacific?

What to Make of China in the South Pacific?

By Grant Wyeth
Long motivated by a recognition war with Taiwan, China's latest diplomacy in the region takes on a strategic tone.

The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases

The Pacific Nuclear Test Cases

By Sally Andrews
A tiny Pacific Island nation takes on the world’s nuclear powers.
Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?

Why Are the Marshall Islands Taking India and Pakistan to Court Over Nuclear Weapons?

By Ankit Panda
The tiny Pacific island state is trying to hold nuclear weapons states accountable to their disarmament commitments.

Drought in the Marshall Islands

Drought in the Marshall Islands

By Sally Andrews
The Pacific Island nation has declared a state of national emergency.

Davos and Climate Change: ‘Warning Shots’ From Africa and Pacific

Davos and Climate Change: ‘Warning Shots’ From Africa and Pacific

By Maarten van Aalst
While Davos cites the climate change threats, new extreme events underscore the urgency.

Marshall Islands Castaway Drank Turtle Blood to Survive 13 Months at Sea

Marshall Islands Castaway Drank Turtle Blood to Survive 13 Months at Sea

By J.T. Quigley
Jose Salvador Alvarenga drifted more than 8,000 kilometers from the coast of Mexico.
Amelia Earhart: Cracking the Case of the World’s Most Famous Missing Airplane

Amelia Earhart: Cracking the Case of the World’s Most Famous Missing Airplane

New evidence has been brought forward in the Amelia Earhart mystery.

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