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Panama Switch Marks China's Return to Checkbook Diplomacy
June 14, 2017
Panama Switch Marks China's Return to Checkbook Diplomacy
Taiwan should resist the temptation to also play the game of offering aid for recognition.
Panama Switch Marks China's Return to Checkbook Diplomacy
Taiwan Loses Another Ally as Panama Embraces China
June 13, 2017
Taiwan Loses Another Ally as Panama Embraces China
There have been hints of the coming shift for years, despite Taiwan's efforts.
Taiwan Loses Another Ally as Panama Embraces China
Can the US Solve Japan’s Energy Crisis?
October 03, 2013
Can the US Solve Japan’s Energy Crisis?
Importing natural gas from the U.S. could give Japan the energy security it seeks.
Can the US Solve Japan’s Energy Crisis?
The Vertical Axis in U.S. Foreign Policy
February 04, 2013
The Vertical Axis in U.S. Foreign Policy
“…we seldom think of our hemisphere as a potential battleground…”
The Vertical Axis in U.S. Foreign Policy
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
August 08, 2012
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
How an artificial waterway reoriented a nation’s worldview, foreign policy, and maritime strategy.
America’s Southward-Looking Mental Map
Balboa Park and the Panama Canal
April 04, 2012
Balboa Park and the Panama Canal
San Diego’s Balboa Park offers a window on a revolution in American geographical and maritime thinking.
Balboa Park and the Panama Canal
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