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The 2019 US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Who’s It For?
June 11, 2019
The 2019 US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Who’s It For?
The new Indo-Pacific Strategy Report brings little new to the table.
The 2019 US Indo-Pacific Strategy Report: Who’s It For?
How to Reinvigorate the US-Philippine Alliance
May 01, 2019
How to Reinvigorate the US-Philippine Alliance
The time is ripe for both sides to modernize their longstanding partnership.
How to Reinvigorate the US-Philippine Alliance
What Does the Signed Cost Sharing Agreement Mean for the US-South Korea Alliance?
February 15, 2019
What Does the Signed Cost Sharing Agreement Mean for the US-South Korea Alliance?
Though a positive development, it's hard to see the new burden sharing agreement as anything more than a stopgap measure.
What Does the Signed Cost Sharing Agreement Mean for the US-South Korea Alliance?
The Japan-South Korea Maritime Spat: Lessons Learned 
February 06, 2019
The Japan-South Korea Maritime Spat: Lessons Learned 
The confrontation has implications for the rest of Asia, and the United States.
The Japan-South Korea Maritime Spat: Lessons Learned 
What a Midterm ‘Blue Wave’ in America Would Mean for Asia
October 22, 2018
What a Midterm ‘Blue Wave’ in America Would Mean for Asia
What happens to U.S. Asia policy if Democrats retake the House and/or Senate?
What a Midterm ‘Blue Wave’ in America Would Mean for Asia
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
September 06, 2018
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
In uncertain times, Japan will have to invest more energy in a long-standing partnership.
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
August 29, 2018
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
Changes in the 2018 U.S. Nuclear Posture Review could alter the strategic environment in East Asia.
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
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
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
August 10, 2017
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
The U.S. would need to coordinate closely with South Korea, Japan, and China before taking any military action.
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe
June 28, 2017
Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe
Insights from Anis Bajrektarevic.
Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe
China's Vision for the World: A Community of Shared Future
June 22, 2017
China's Vision for the World: A Community of Shared Future
China's vision is based on three pillars: cooperative security, common development, and political inclusiveness.
China's Vision for the World: A Community of Shared Future
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
June 02, 2017
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
How can the Trump administration strike the right balance of assurance, deterrence, and reassurance?
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
February 09, 2017
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
China's plan to supplant U.S. influence in the Asia-Pacific.
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
Defense Secretary Mattis in Asia: Challenges for a 'Reassurer-in-Chief'
February 03, 2017
Defense Secretary Mattis in Asia: Challenges for a 'Reassurer-in-Chief'
If Mattis' job is to reassure allies of U.S. commitment, he will have a full plate during his time as secretary.
Defense Secretary Mattis in Asia: Challenges for a 'Reassurer-in-Chief'
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
January 21, 2017
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
What will happen if Trump makes good on his promise to push U.S. allies for more money?
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
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