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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
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
April 30, 2014
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
If China is truly concerned about a remilitarized Japan, it should embrace an Asian NATO.
Should China Welcome an Asian NATO?
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
February 18, 2014
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
For seven decades the US-Japan alliance has been the cornerstone of peace in Asia. Never has it been as vital as today.
Stand With Our Ally in Tokyo
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
February 13, 2014
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
In late April President Obama will travel to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines.
Obama’s Asia Trip Itinerary Released
The Weakest Link: How China Seeks to Destabilize the US-ROK-Japan Triangle
February 10, 2014
The Weakest Link: How China Seeks to Destabilize the US-ROK-Japan Triangle
China believes it can drive a wedge in the U.S. alliance structure by expanding its ties with South Korea.
The Weakest Link: How China Seeks to Destabilize the US-ROK-Japan Triangle
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
November 12, 2013
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
A new report by the Rand Corporation calls for turning China’s A2/AD strategy on its head.
How A2/AD Can Defeat China
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
October 18, 2013
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
The U.S. and allies should form a naval counterpart to the TPP to ensure maritime security in the region.
The Case for a Trans-Pacific Naval Partnership
Will Balancing Against China Provoke or Deter It?
October 10, 2013
Will Balancing Against China Provoke or Deter It?
Asian states vehemently deny they are balancing against China. They better hope Beijing doesn’t believe them.
Will Balancing Against China Provoke or Deter It?
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