February 06, 2019
The Japan-South Korea Maritime Spat: Lessons Learned
By Mark J. Valencia
The confrontation has implications for the rest of Asia, and the United States.
October 22, 2018
What a Midterm ‘Blue Wave’ in America Would Mean for Asia
By Joshua Kurlantzick
What happens to U.S. Asia policy if Democrats retake the House and/or Senate?
September 06, 2018
Japan Must Do More to Support the US-Japan Alliance
By Richard Solomon
In uncertain times, Japan will have to invest more energy in a long-standing partnership.
August 29, 2018
What the New US Nuclear Posture Means for Northeast Asia
By Masashi Murano
Changes in the 2018 U.S. Nuclear Posture Review could alter the strategic environment in East Asia.
February 05, 2018
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
By Bates Gill
China presents many challenges, but bluff, bluster, and empty rhetoric will be seen for exactly what it is.
August 10, 2017
What It Would Really Take for a US Preemptive Strike on North Korea
By Yuki Tatsumi
The U.S. would need to coordinate closely with South Korea, Japan, and China before taking any military action.
June 28, 2017
Regional Security Architectures: Comparing Asia and Europe
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Anis Bajrektarevic.
June 22, 2017
China's Vision for the World: A Community of Shared Future
By Fu Ying
China's vision is based on three pillars: cooperative security, common development, and political inclusiveness.
June 02, 2017
The US Goldilocks Challenge in the Asia-Pacific
By Adam Greer and Daniel H. Katz
How can the Trump administration strike the right balance of assurance, deterrence, and reassurance?
February 09, 2017
How China Plans to Beat the Rebalance
By Timothy Heath
China's plan to supplant U.S. influence in the Asia-Pacific.
February 03, 2017
Defense Secretary Mattis in Asia: Challenges for a 'Reassurer-in-Chief'
By Yuki Tatsumi
If Mattis' job is to reassure allies of U.S. commitment, he will have a full plate during his time as secretary.
January 21, 2017
The Future of US-ROK Defense Cost Sharing
By Charles Lee
What will happen if Trump makes good on his promise to push U.S. allies for more money?