February 06, 2019
US-China Relations in Flux: The Road to a Showdown
By Ben Lowsen
July 03, 2015
How America and China Have Different Visions of International Order
By Alek Chance
October 09, 2013
Would China Strike the US Preemptively?
A lot has been made of China’s history of preemptive self-defense. But what would lead Beijing to attack the US?
September 24, 2013
US and Chinese Interests Align in Pakistan
Despite their intensifying rivalry elsewhere, Pakistan is ripe for US-China cooperation.
June 14, 2013
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
There is a crucial difference between Sunnylands and US-USSR summits: China and the US are in constant contact.
May 30, 2013
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
Plus, the Kunming city government has banned protests during the China-South Asia Expo next week.
May 24, 2013
U.S.-Chinese Militaries Cooperate On… Opera Singing?
Plus how to tell if you are a liberal imperialist. The Diplomat rounds up the best material on defense and foreign policy from across the web.
May 10, 2013
Solving the Northeast Asia Security Dilemma
Several steps need to be taken to reduce regional tensions, but improving Sino-U.S. relations is the most critical.
December 04, 2012
A Term Whose Time Has Come: The Indo-Pacific
The idea of an Indo-Pacific is not new and may better describe a region that is quickly shaping global events.
November 29, 2012
A Bipartisan National Security Agenda
When Mitt Romney and Barack Obama meet, they should outline a consensus on four common sense issues.
September 06, 2012
Engineering a Great Power Peace
Hugh White’s ‘Concert of Asia’ might best preserve peace in Asia. Short of that, smaller preventive measures should be explored.
January 07, 2012
Deterrence, Not Containment
China’s media has panned the U.S. military’s Pacific pivot. But the U.S. is just fleshing out an existing strategy.