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US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
February 13, 2018
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
This is the largest nominal budget request from the Missile Defense Agency ever.
US Missile Defense Agency Makes $9.9 Billion Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request, Citing North Korea and Iran
The US is Considering Deploying Another Marine Expeditionary Unit to Asia
February 12, 2018
The US is Considering Deploying Another Marine Expeditionary Unit to Asia
The move would help boost U.S. force readiness in the Asia-Pacific region.
The US is Considering Deploying Another Marine Expeditionary Unit to Asia
Trump's Nuclear Posture Review and China: No Way Forward?
February 12, 2018
Trump's Nuclear Posture Review and China: No Way Forward?
The Trump administration's Nuclear Posture Review takes an odd approach to China.
Trump's Nuclear Posture Review and China: No Way Forward?
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
February 07, 2018
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
What are the consequences of the Trump administration’s tariffs on foreign-made solar cells?
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
February 05, 2018
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
China presents many challenges, but bluff, bluster, and empty rhetoric will be seen for exactly what it is.
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
Preventive Self-Defense Strikes Against North Korea May Set an Uneasy Precedent
February 04, 2018
Preventive Self-Defense Strikes Against North Korea May Set an Uneasy Precedent
What would the international legal consequences of a United States attack on North Korea be?
Preventive Self-Defense Strikes Against North Korea May Set an Uneasy Precedent
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
January 22, 2018
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
China sees more of a challenge than an opportunity in the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan tiff.
Why China Won't Be Glad to See US-Pakistan Relations Take a Nosedive in 2018
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
January 09, 2018
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
Has diplomacy already peaked for the year?
As Inter-Korean Talks Convene Regarding the Olympics, What Is the Scope for Broader Korean Peninsula Diplomacy?
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
January 04, 2018
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
What are the issues and flashpoints that will come to define Asia in 2018?
Asian Geopolitics in 2018: What to Worry About and What to Expect
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
September 22, 2017
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
The new sanctions expand the authority of the U.S. Treasury Department to implement secondary sanctions.
Trump Administration Introduces New Executive Order on North Korea Sanctions
Why Hasn't the United States Thrown Its Support Behind India in the Doklam Standoff?
August 07, 2017
Why Hasn't the United States Thrown Its Support Behind India in the Doklam Standoff?
There are good reasons for Washington to avoid being drawn into the Doklam standoff.
Why Hasn't the United States Thrown Its Support Behind India in the Doklam Standoff?
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
July 07, 2017
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
What does North Korea's Hwasong-14 intercontinental ballistic missile mean for the United States and the world?
North Korea's Hwasong-14 ICBM: What Is It and Why Does It Matter?
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
May 12, 2017
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
U.S. lawmakers note a lack of attention by the Trump administration to the South China Sea.
Bipartisan Group of US Senators Call for South China Sea FONOPs
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
May 02, 2017
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
With a number of staffing holes in the administration, Terry Branstad may face a broader portfolio than he expected.
US China Envoy Likely to See Responsibilities Grow Asia-Wide
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