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Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
December 27, 2017
Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
It does appear, though, that there's a path of confrontation ahead for the United States and China.
Don't Look to Trump's National Security Strategy for Hints on Where US Asia Policy Is Headed
Why the United States Congress Should Work to Advance US-India Ties
August 01, 2017
Why the United States Congress Should Work to Advance US-India Ties
The future development of the U.S.-India relationship will require legislative ballast in the United States.
Why the United States Congress Should Work to Advance US-India Ties
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
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
March 14, 2017
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
Don't hold your breath for the language of the 'pivot' or 'rebalance' to make a return anytime soon.
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
December 16, 2016
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
We evaluate the Obama administration's policy performance on some of Asia's most pressing regional flashpoints.
Obama's Asia-Pacific Legacy: Assessing Policy Toward Maritime Challenges and the North Korea Threat
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
December 08, 2016
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
U.S. Senator Marco Rubio introduced a bill that would force U.S. sanctions against China over its maritime behavior.
US Sanctions Against China Over the East and South China Seas: A Serious Proposal?
Enough Strategic Patience: Time for a New US North Korea Policy
September 13, 2016
Enough Strategic Patience: Time for a New US North Korea Policy
North Korea's fifth nuclear test makes it plain that strategic patience has failed.
Enough Strategic Patience: Time for a New US North Korea Policy
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
April 27, 2016
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Instead of a FONOP, Washington chose to conduct fly-overs near Scarborough Shoal. What are the ramifications?
The US Cancelled a Scheduled FONOP in the South China Sea. What Now?
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
April 20, 2016
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
And does it really matter if they do?
Do the Obama Administration and PACOM Disagree on the South China Sea?
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
April 07, 2016
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
Three fairly modest defense cooperation agreements will set up a foundation for the future trajectory of U.S.-India defense ties.
LSA, CISMOA, BECA and the Future of the US-India Defense Partnership
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
March 12, 2016
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
There is one overriding task that has guided the exercise of American power abroad since 1945.
Why Obama Got the Fundamentals of American Foreign Policy Right
Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
March 12, 2016
Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
The importance of credibility in international affairs is often overestimated.
Did Obama's 'Red Line' Fib Matter in the End?
Obama's Asia Engagement Architecture: A Framework on Which to Build
January 28, 2016
Obama's Asia Engagement Architecture: A Framework on Which to Build
This administration will bequeath radically enhanced structures to engage Asia.
Obama's Asia Engagement Architecture: A Framework on Which to Build
The Costs and Benefits of an 'Accidental' FONOP in the South China Sea
December 22, 2015
The Costs and Benefits of an 'Accidental' FONOP in the South China Sea
An unintentional B-52 flyby within 12 nautical miles of Cuarteron Reef may be fortuitous for the United States.
The Costs and Benefits of an 'Accidental' FONOP in the South China Sea
Which US Presidential Candidate Is Best Equipped for Asia Policy?
October 20, 2015
Which US Presidential Candidate Is Best Equipped for Asia Policy?
Which U.S. presidential candidate is best-equipped to handle the future of the Pivot to Asia?
Which US Presidential Candidate Is Best Equipped for Asia Policy?
Obama’s Disingenuousness on Iran
August 24, 2015
Obama’s Disingenuousness on Iran
For the Obama administration, was the "military option" ever really an option with Iran?
Obama’s Disingenuousness on Iran
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