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Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
January 24, 2019
Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
Two U.S. alliances are in trouble in Asia.
Two Alliances in Trouble: Managing the US-Philippine and US-South Korea Alliances in 2019
China’s Plan to Break off US Allies
January 16, 2019
China’s Plan to Break off US Allies
There’s a reason Beijing is pressuring Canada – not the US – over Meng Wanzhou’s arrest. Australia and New Zealand could be next.
China’s Plan to Break off US Allies
What ARIA Will and Won’t Do for the US in Asia
January 14, 2019
What ARIA Will and Won’t Do for the US in Asia
U.S. allies will welcome the Asia Reassurance Initiative Act.
What ARIA Will and Won’t Do for the US in Asia
US Withdrawal From INF Treaty: Impact on China
November 06, 2018
US Withdrawal From INF Treaty: Impact on China
Insights from Mariusz Rukat.
US Withdrawal From INF Treaty: Impact on China
The US Navy's FFG(X) Program Could Take a Nod From East Asian Shipbuilders
July 16, 2018
The US Navy's FFG(X) Program Could Take a Nod From East Asian Shipbuilders
Should the next U.S. frigate come from the Pacific?
The US Navy's FFG(X) Program Could Take a Nod From East Asian Shipbuilders
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
April 13, 2018
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
How does the Chinese Communist Party seek to influence and coerce U.S. partners and allies in Asia? Why does it matter?
Understanding How China Chooses to Coerce and Influence US Partners and Allies
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
China and South Korea: Examining the Resolution of the THAAD Impasse
November 13, 2017
China and South Korea: Examining the Resolution of the THAAD Impasse
THAAD will remain in South Korea, but Beijing secures important assurances from Seoul.
China and South Korea: Examining the Resolution of the THAAD Impasse
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
November 02, 2017
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
Trump must show that he can think strategically and not just transactionally to avoid the worst.
Will Trump's Visit to Asia Mark the Moment US Leadership in the Region Is Irrevocably Ceded to China?
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
September 19, 2017
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
The mission was described by U.S. Pacific Command as a "sequenced bilateral show of force."
US, Japan, South Korea Stage Show-of-Force Following North Korean Missile Overflight of Japan
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
June 07, 2017
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
Trump's behavior on the world stage shows that even his own cabinet secretaries can't speak on his behalf.
Trump's Qatar Tweets Show Why Mattis' Task in Singapore Was Impossible
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
January 31, 2017
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
The U.S. defense secretary will kick off his first trip to Asia with a stop in Seoul.
As Trump's Defense Secretary Prepares for South Korea Visit, What's on the Agenda?
Nukes for South Korea and Japan? Donald Trump Sees No Problem
March 27, 2016
Nukes for South Korea and Japan? Donald Trump Sees No Problem
Under President Trump, South Korea and Japan would need to go shopping for their own nuclear umbrellas.
Nukes for South Korea and Japan? Donald Trump Sees No Problem
No, India Wouldn't Benefit From a Trump Presidency in the United States
March 12, 2016
No, India Wouldn't Benefit From a Trump Presidency in the United States
Donald Trump becoming U.S. president would certainly not be good news for New Delhi.
No, India Wouldn't Benefit From a Trump Presidency in the United States
Donald Trump's Pivot <em>From</em> Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
February 02, 2016
Donald Trump's Pivot From Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
Trump would pivot away from Asia and make Asia pay for it.
Donald Trump's Pivot From Asia: It's Gonna' Be Yuge
Why US Allies Shouldn’t Free Ride
July 26, 2014
Why US Allies Shouldn’t Free Ride
Apathy kills in alliance politics. U.S. allies should begin defending themselves if they want America to defend them.
Why US Allies Shouldn’t Free Ride
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