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On Iran, Japan Faces a Difficult Decision
August 20, 2019
On Iran, Japan Faces a Difficult Decision
Tokyo is pulled in several different directions when considering whether to join a U.S.-led coalition in the Strait of Hormuz.
On Iran, Japan Faces a Difficult Decision
Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
July 16, 2019
Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
Sending Japanese warships to the Strait of Hormuz could trigger a strong public backlash.
Japan Debates Sending Warships to Strait of Hormuz
Trump Wants China to Pick Up the Slack in the Strait of Hormuz
June 25, 2019
Trump Wants China to Pick Up the Slack in the Strait of Hormuz
The PLAN might not mind.
Trump Wants China to Pick Up the Slack in the Strait of Hormuz
Cyber Threats to Navy and Merchant Shipping in the Persian Gulf
May 05, 2016
Cyber Threats to Navy and Merchant Shipping in the Persian Gulf
Iran’s cyber capabilities continue to develop as merchant ships are becoming vectors for cyber attacks.
Cyber Threats to Navy and Merchant Shipping in the Persian Gulf
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
November 29, 2015
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
A major infrastructure initiative between China and Pakistan could spur reconciliation in Balochistan.
Can CPEC Become a Reconciliation Force in Balochistan?
A Rebuttal to ‘Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz’
May 28, 2015
A Rebuttal to ‘Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz’
What international law really says about the recent exchanges in the strategic choke point.
A Rebuttal to ‘Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz’
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
May 11, 2015
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
Given very different positions and provocative actions, Iran and the U.S. need a buffer to prevent escalation.
Overreaction in the Strait of Hormuz
What Really Happened in the Persian Gulf on April 28, 2015?
April 29, 2015
What Really Happened in the Persian Gulf on April 28, 2015?
Iran's navy has seized a Marshall Islands-flagged vessel, the MV Maersk Tigris.
What Really Happened in the Persian Gulf on April 28, 2015?
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
September 23, 2014
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
China and Iran began a four-day naval exercise on Monday, focusing on anti-piracy and rescue operations.
China and Iran's Historic Naval Exercise
The Indian Ocean in ASEAN's Future Maritime Discourse
June 11, 2014
The Indian Ocean in ASEAN's Future Maritime Discourse
ASEAN must prioritize its Indian Ocean strategy if it is to ensure regional security.
The Indian Ocean in ASEAN's Future Maritime Discourse
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
April 09, 2014
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Iran and Pakistan are holding a naval drill as part of a larger effort to improve bilateral relations.
Iran, Pakistan Hold Naval Drill in Hormuz Strait
Eyeing Gulf Shipping, Iran’s Mass Producing Submarines
September 28, 2013
Eyeing Gulf Shipping, Iran’s Mass Producing Submarines
An Iranian admiral says Tehran is mass producing light submarines, possibly for the Strait of Hormuz.
Eyeing Gulf Shipping, Iran’s Mass Producing Submarines
Iran to Unveil New Submarine, UAVs, Fighter Jets and Missiles
August 24, 2013
Iran to Unveil New Submarine, UAVs, Fighter Jets and Missiles
Iran will roll out a slew of new domestically built military assets in the coming weeks.
Iran to Unveil New Submarine, UAVs, Fighter Jets and Missiles
Iran's
June 22, 2013
Iran's "Carrier Killer" Missile Improves Accuracy
An IRGC official says Iran’s Khalij-e Fars anti-ship ballistic missile’s precision is now 8.5 meters, up from 30 meters.
Iran's "Carrier Killer" Missile Improves Accuracy
USS Porter Collision: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery
August 14, 2012
USS Porter Collision: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery
Things to watch as the investigation into a mysterious collision unfolds.
USS Porter Collision: A Riddle Wrapped in a Mystery
How Drama on the High Seas Could Spark a U.S-Iran War
July 28, 2012
How Drama on the High Seas Could Spark a U.S-Iran War
A recent incident with Indian fishermen shows how easily Iran and the U.S. could slip into a conflict neither wants but may find hard to avoid.
How Drama on the High Seas Could Spark a U.S-Iran War
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