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US Makes Up Some Lost Diplomatic Ground Over South China Sea
July 31, 2018
US Makes Up Some Lost Diplomatic Ground Over South China Sea
After some setbacks, the U.S. is making progress in its diplomatic struggle with China. 
US Makes Up Some Lost Diplomatic Ground Over South China Sea
Pompeo's Indo-Pacific Speech: Geoeconomics on a Shoestring
July 31, 2018
Pompeo's Indo-Pacific Speech: Geoeconomics on a Shoestring
Don't expect a quantitative rout of the Belt and Road from the United States.
Pompeo's Indo-Pacific Speech: Geoeconomics on a Shoestring
What Do China’s Military Hawks Think of Trump?
July 26, 2018
What Do China’s Military Hawks Think of Trump?
Well-known hardliners react to the new U.S. security strategy and trade war.
What Do China’s Military Hawks Think of Trump?
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
July 26, 2018
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
What will the long-term costs of the Trump administration's trade war be on the U.S. military's technological superiority?
Trade Wars Are Not Good for the US Military Advantage
What History Can Teach Us About the Current US-China Trade War
July 25, 2018
What History Can Teach Us About the Current US-China Trade War
This is not the first time the U.S. has worried about a rising economic competitor.
What History Can Teach Us About the Current US-China Trade War
Toward a New Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea
June 22, 2018
Toward a New Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea
How the US can reformulate its approach to China in the maritime domain.
Toward a New Maritime Strategy in the South China Sea
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
May 23, 2018
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
A former U.S. Pacific Fleet Naval Intelligence chief testifies to Congress on China's maritime ambitions.
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
May 09, 2018
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
Insights from Shaun Rein.
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
May 08, 2018
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
A blueprint for pushing back against China's militarization of the South China Sea.
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
What Makes America the Most Powerful State in Asia?
May 07, 2018
What Makes America the Most Powerful State in Asia?
In the Lowy Institute's Asia Power Index, Washington remains on top. But China isn't far behind.
What Makes America the Most Powerful State in Asia?
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
April 11, 2018
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
A U.S. carrier strike group showed off its ability to rapidly launch fighters in the South China Sea.
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
Looking Into the Report That Spurred Trump's Trade War With China
April 09, 2018
Looking Into the Report That Spurred Trump's Trade War With China
What are the national security assumptions driving Trump's acerbic trade policy toward China?
Looking Into the Report That Spurred Trump's Trade War With China
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
March 08, 2018
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
China's foreign minister says the conclusion that China will replace the U.S. is “fundamentally wrong.”
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
Washington Must Own up to Superpower Competition With China
March 08, 2018
Washington Must Own up to Superpower Competition With China
The first step is for the U.S. to admit that China is a full-blown superpower.
Washington Must Own up to Superpower Competition With China
The One Important Ingredient for Regional Hegemony That China's Still Missing
March 04, 2018
The One Important Ingredient for Regional Hegemony That China's Still Missing
Hard power and wealth aren't everything in pursuing and maintaining hegemony.
The One Important Ingredient for Regional Hegemony That China's Still Missing
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
February 13, 2018
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
The United States must rethink its relationship with Latin America if it wants to respond to China's influence.
US Speaks Its Mind on China’s Strengthening Relationship With Latin America
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