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Could the US Navy Blockade China in Wartime?
May 14, 2018
Could the US Navy Blockade China in Wartime?
Blockading mainland China presents a range of strategic setbacks for the United States.
Could the US Navy Blockade China in Wartime?
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
April 26, 2018
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
Tashkent is harmonizing its import tariffs with EAEU norms.
Reforming Customs, Uzbekistan Nods Toward the Eurasian Economic Union
A Window into North Korea
April 24, 2018
A Window into North Korea
Looking at North Korea on the way to Russia via train.
A Window into North Korea
India Pulls out of Joint Stealth Fighter Project With Russia
April 23, 2018
India Pulls out of Joint Stealth Fighter Project With Russia
India has reportedly withdrawn from a 11-year joint program to develop a 5th generation fighter jet with Russia.
India Pulls out of Joint Stealth Fighter Project With Russia
Russia and Pakistan: A Durable Anti-American Alliance in South Asia
April 21, 2018
Russia and Pakistan: A Durable Anti-American Alliance in South Asia
Why the Moscow-Islamabad security partnership will likely continue to strengthen for the foreseeable future.
Russia and Pakistan: A Durable Anti-American Alliance in South Asia
Russia’s Potemkin Missiles
April 11, 2018
Russia’s Potemkin Missiles
Moscow’s posturing telegraphs weakness rather than strength.
Russia’s Potemkin Missiles
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
April 03, 2018
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
The Islamic State’s South Asia branch complicates regional efforts to move Afghanistan toward peace.
The Trump Administration’s New Afghan Problem: The Islamic State
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
March 30, 2018
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
With all the quiet chaos beneath the surface in Moscow, Beijing seems poised to benefit.
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
Is Russia Arming the Taliban?
March 27, 2018
Is Russia Arming the Taliban?
There’s no proverbial smoking Kalashnikov, but American officials continue to suggest Russia is arming the Taliban.
Is Russia Arming the Taliban?
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
March 20, 2018
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
Rational self-interest and energy security are more important than Western politics for US allies in Northeast Asia.
Why Are US Allies Japan and South Korea Drawing Closer to Russia?
What About That Proposed Second Russian Base in Kyrgyzstan?
March 07, 2018
What About That Proposed Second Russian Base in Kyrgyzstan?
“It is up to Russia," said Kyrgyz President Jeenbekov in reference to suggestions that Moscow open a second base in the country.
What About That Proposed Second Russian Base in Kyrgyzstan?
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
March 02, 2018
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
The Kremlin's balanced Koreas policy contrasts with that of its two great power peers, China and the United States.
The Wisdom of Moscow’s Equidistant Koreas Policy
Russia Reveals ‘Unstoppable' Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile
March 02, 2018
Russia Reveals ‘Unstoppable' Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile
Putin announced a new high-yield intercontinental-range cruise missile purportedly capable of penetrating any missile defense system.
Russia Reveals ‘Unstoppable' Nuclear-Powered Cruise Missile
Has Russia Lost Patience With India?
March 02, 2018
Has Russia Lost Patience With India?
Russian attempts to punish perceived Indian transgressions could have serious impact on their relationship.
Has Russia Lost Patience With India?
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
February 28, 2018
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
New Delhi is deftly decoupling its connectivity-centric policy in Iran from its increased engagement with Washington.
Filling In the North-South Trade Corridor's Missing Links
Shale to the Chief: Russia and Saudi Arabia’s Great Oil Game
February 27, 2018
Shale to the Chief: Russia and Saudi Arabia’s Great Oil Game
To be frank, Saudi Arabia is setting a steady course, Russia is falling behind, and China will benefit no matter what.
Shale to the Chief: Russia and Saudi Arabia’s Great Oil Game
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