What Will China’s New Security Initiatives Look Like?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Defense Minister Li Shangfu’s speech at the Shangri-La Dialogue was more interested in assigning blame than advancing solutions.
Declassified Files Illuminate UK Role in Indonesian Anti-Communist Purges
By Sebastian Strangio
The U.K. ran a propaganda campaign in the mid-1960s urging that the "communist cancer be cut out of the body of the state.”
The Trouble With Washington’s ‘Rules-Based Order’ Gambit
By Ben Scott
Improved U.S. compliance with international norms would greatly enhance U.S. defense of the rules-based international order.
Want a Rules-Based Order for the Indo-Pacific? Start With Diego Garcia.
By Peter Harris
The U.S. pushing for the divesting of colonialism in the Chagos Archipelago would be a good place to begin.
The US ‘New Cold War’ Battle Cry in the South China Sea
By Chen Xiangmiao
Stepped-up U.S. aggression against China has been especially notable in the South China Sea.
Russia Says US Indo-Pacific Strategy is to Contain China
By Associated Press
"Why do you need to call Asia-Pacific as Indo-Pacific? The answer is evident — to exclude China.”
China’s Disregard for Vietnamese Sovereignty Leaves the Region Worse Off
By Ankit Panda
China shows it prefers a region where “might makes right.”
A Free and Open Indo-Pacific: The South Korean Perspective
By Sukjoon Yoon
How does South Korea fit into FOIP, and how would Seoul like to see the concept evolve?
Japan and Europe’s Triple Partnership
By Andrei Lungu
Parsing the new EU-Japan strategic, economic and digital agreements.
The World According to China
By Bradley A. Thayer and John M. Friend
Understanding the world China seeks to create by 2049, when the PRC turns 100.
At UN, Japan's Abe Defends the Rules-Based Order
By Daniel Hurst
Abe promises to defend free trade while resolving long-standing issues with Japan's neighbors.
The EU’s New China Resolution: Principled But Not Strategic
By Tim Rühlig
The new China resolution of the European Parliament differs considerably from the 2015 version.