April 16, 2021
Fresh Calls for Space Security Governance Measures Unlikely to Yield Results
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Progress will probably require developing small, technical agreements given that big, all-encompassing agreements have proven too difficult under current international circumstances.
March 30, 2021
How to Operationalize the Quad
By Jeffrey T. Vanak, Jack Souders, and Kenneth del Mazo
Through deepening maritime partnerships, the Quad nations can amplify their mutual naval power in the Indo-Pacific.
February 25, 2021
Biden to Order a Review of US Supply Chains for Vital Goods
By Associated Press
Over the past year, the fragility of vital supply chains has been revealed repeatedly.
January 26, 2021
Why Kazakhstan Joined New Investment Partnership With Uzbekistan, US
By Wilder Alejandro Sanchez
Kazakhstan is working toward a more diversified economy.
December 29, 2020
To Face Down China, Should the United States Turn Away From the Middle East?
By Robert Farley
It’s not that simple. Any effort to characterize China as an existential threat implies a level of conflict that will provide justification for U.S. intervention anywhere in the world.
December 24, 2020
How Should Biden Engage China?
By Yan Liang
Complete rupture and a “cold war” with China is one possibility, while peaceful and mutually beneficial coexistence is another and better option.
December 17, 2020
Can Uzbekistan Stay on Track in Improving its Human Rights Record?
By Nodirjon Kirgizbaev
Uzbekistan undoubtedly needs to continue implementing recent initiated reforms, but its progress is promising.
December 16, 2020
Wargames: Losing Is Learning, Learning Is Winning
By Jeffrey T. Vanak
It is imperative the U.S. military learns from wargame losses.
October 23, 2020
US Aid Pledge to Pro-Taiwan Solomon Islands Province Raises Eyebrows
By Joshua Mcdonald
The $25 million in aid to Malaita has sparked concerns that Washington is aid for geopolitical gain vis-a-vis China.
October 19, 2020
Is the Quad Bound by Values or Interests?
By Grant Wyeth
Is the Quad really made up of “vibrant and pluralistic democracies with shared values”?
October 06, 2020
US, Australia, India, Japan to Discuss China’s Growing Power
By Associated Press
It will be the first in-person talks among the four foreign ministers since the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
October 02, 2020
From China to the US, the ‘Self-Reliance’ Slogan is Back
By Benjamin R. Young
With Xi Jinping’s neo-Maoist rhetoric and Trump’s calls for African self-reliance, the Cold War ideological concept is back.