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Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
June 15, 2018
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
Sanctions announced this week reference a 1997 grenade attack but illustrate souring modern relations between the US and Cambodia.
Sanctions Implicate Hun Sen’s Bodyguard Chief in Grenade Attack
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
June 12, 2018
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
The two summits, occurring almost contemporaneously, invite easy comparisons focused on tone and optics. What about substance?
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
June 08, 2018
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
Beyond denuclearization, making North Korea a 'normal state' should be the end goal.
With North Korea, Let’s Not Forget the Big Picture
Singapore: A Last Chance to Reunite Divided Korean-American Families
June 07, 2018
Singapore: A Last Chance to Reunite Divided Korean-American Families
The Singapore summit is an opportunity to make reunions between Americans and their families in North Korea a reality.
Singapore: A Last Chance to Reunite Divided Korean-American Families
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
June 05, 2018
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
Over time the BRI could threaten the very foundations of Washington’s post-WWII hegemony.
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
June 05, 2018
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
Tashkent’s engagement with Washington doesn’t undercut its relations with Moscow and Beijing.
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
June 02, 2018
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
As China, Japan, and others aim to commercialize methane hydrate, its security implications should be examined.
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
May 30, 2018
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
Washington’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is not good news for Afghanistan.
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
May 25, 2018
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
What is the ‘Democratic Security Diamond’ without concern for its normative basis?
The Quad, Vietnam, and the Role of Democratic Values
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
May 25, 2018
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
Is a U.S. diplomat the victim of a Chinese sonic attack -- or is this a spy gadget malfunction?
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
Uzbekistan: A Reforming Dictatorship Will Test US Foreign Policy
May 16, 2018
Uzbekistan: A Reforming Dictatorship Will Test US Foreign Policy
There will be rough patches ahead in Uzbekistan’s reform mission, Washington must focus on the long game.
Uzbekistan: A Reforming Dictatorship Will Test US Foreign Policy
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
May 11, 2018
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
A new tool helps rank Asian states by their relative and absolute power rankings across a variety of measures.
What Is the Nature of Power in the Asia-Pacific and Who Wields It?
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?
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
May 03, 2018
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
Chinese foreign minister is visiting North Korea now and Chinese premier is to visit Japan soon.
China Vows to Play a ‘Constructive Role’ in Resolving the Korean Peninsula Issue
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
May 02, 2018
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
Realpolitik cannot triumph over Moralpolitik.
Now is Not the Time to Back Down in the South China Sea
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
May 01, 2018
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
Given Australia's economic interests in Northeast Asia, how does Canberra view the Inter-Korea summit?
Viewing the Inter-Korea Summit from Australia
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