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Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
July 11, 2016
Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
In ignoring an upcoming verdict on the South China Sea, Beijing is following well-established precedent by great powers.
Of Course China, Like All Great Powers, Will Ignore an International Legal Verdict
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
April 29, 2016
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
Donald Trump delivers a long-awaited articulation of his foreign policy views.
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy: Implications for Asia
Donald Trump's Pivot <em>From</em> Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
February 02, 2016
Donald Trump's Pivot From Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
Trump would pivot away from Asia and make Asia pay for it.
Donald Trump's Pivot From Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
January 27, 2016
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
In 20 years, this group of scholars will shape China’s foreign policy.
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
June 25, 2015
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
A reluctant but pragmatic defense of neorealism in Northeast Asia.
The Koreas, Bastion of Cold War Realism
Hans Morgenthau and the Balance of Power in Asia
May 25, 2015
Hans Morgenthau and the Balance of Power in Asia
The father of realism in international relations envisioned China’s rise, the U.S. rebalance, and the Asian Century.
Hans Morgenthau and the Balance of Power in Asia
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
May 18, 2015
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.
Balancing China and the Realist Road to War
Are China's Leaders Disciples of Machiavelli?
February 10, 2015
Are China's Leaders Disciples of Machiavelli?
A deeper look at Machiavellian thought and how it relates to Chinese leaders' political philosophy.
Are China's Leaders Disciples of Machiavelli?
Vietnam Grounds Its Huey Choppers
January 30, 2015
Vietnam Grounds Its Huey Choppers
Plus, U.S.-India relations roundup, ancient Indian realism, the Corker bill, and more. Weekend links.
Vietnam Grounds Its Huey Choppers
Relax, China Won't Challenge US Hegemony
January 14, 2015
Relax, China Won't Challenge US Hegemony
The US should believe Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang's words: China will not seek hegemony.
Relax, China Won't Challenge US Hegemony
Finding Allies for China
October 16, 2014
Finding Allies for China
China needs to build more alliances to challenge the U.S. in the Asia-Pacific.
Finding Allies for China
When Is Great Power War Likely?
August 26, 2014
When Is Great Power War Likely?
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss great power war with Alex Ward of The Atlantic Council.
When Is Great Power War Likely?
D-Day Validates Realism
June 06, 2014
D-Day Validates Realism
U.S. WWII policy in general, and the landing at Normandy in particular, were based on realist logic.
D-Day Validates Realism
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
March 15, 2014
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Did Western policymakers in Ukraine forget that security is often the greatest foreign policy motivator?
Russia in Crimea: When States Act Out of Insecurity
Only Realists Spread Democracy
March 07, 2014
Only Realists Spread Democracy
History leaves no doubt that realists have been the most successful foreign policy faction in exporting democracy.
Only Realists Spread Democracy
Stephen Walt is Not Obama’s George Kennan
February 10, 2014
Stephen Walt is Not Obama’s George Kennan
Commonsense and U.S. precedent are the architects of Obama’s Middle East foreign policy.
Stephen Walt is Not Obama’s George Kennan
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