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Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
August 15, 2018
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
What lies ahead for the South China Sea?
Taking Stock of the ASEAN-China South China Sea Code of Conduct Process
F. Scott Fitzgerald and the US-North Korea Summit Cancellation
May 25, 2018
F. Scott Fitzgerald and the US-North Korea Summit Cancellation
The nixing of the U.S.-North Korea summit is one symptom of a larger malaise ailing U.S. foreign policy.
F. Scott Fitzgerald and the US-North Korea Summit Cancellation
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
March 27, 2018
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
Let’s face it. It’s hard for the U.S. defense and foreign policy establishment to escape their bubble.
Why the US Will Continue to Suffer Surprise Attacks
Is Pompeo’s Appointment Making US Military Action in Asia More Likely?
March 14, 2018
Is Pompeo’s Appointment Making US Military Action in Asia More Likely?
The new Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to embrace more hawkish policies than his predecessor.
Is Pompeo’s Appointment Making US Military Action in Asia More Likely?
What Would Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Mean for Southeast Asia?
December 16, 2017
What Would Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Mean for Southeast Asia?
As rumors swirl about Rex Tillerson's potential departure, a look at what one of his replacements might mean for the subregion.
What Would Secretary of State Mike Pompeo Mean for Southeast Asia?
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
December 14, 2017
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
Will backers of the 2003 invasion of Iraq suffer the same fate as supporters of doomed appeasement policies in France and Great Britain in the 1930s?
Is the US Foreign Policy Establishment a Dead Man Walking?
The Consequences of America’s Unrestrained Foreign Policy
November 10, 2017
The Consequences of America’s Unrestrained Foreign Policy
The United States may learn some realism as a result of dealing with a new world order.
The Consequences of America’s Unrestrained Foreign Policy
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
August 09, 2017
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
How best to make sense of the Trump administration's preference for bilateralism in Asia?
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
August 07, 2017
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
The latest sanctions will bar North Korean exports of coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore, and seafood.
After ICBM Tests, UN Security Council Adopts Wide-Ranging Sanctions Against North Korea
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
August 05, 2017
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
As ASEAN nears its 50th anniversary, what challenges does it face as a regional organization?
Assessing ASEAN's Geopolitical Relevance After 50 Years
Pakistan: A Catch-22 in the India-US ‘Special’ Relationship
June 29, 2017
Pakistan: A Catch-22 in the India-US ‘Special’ Relationship
How far can Trump push with Modi’s agenda of changing Pakistan’s security policy?
Pakistan: A Catch-22 in the India-US ‘Special’ Relationship
Trump's Amateur Hour on North Korea
April 22, 2017
Trump's Amateur Hour on North Korea
Trump is weakening the United States' ability to deal with the threat.
Trump's Amateur Hour on North Korea
South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
April 19, 2017
South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
U.S. foreign policy might not change, but the world has and will -- especially in South Asia.
South Asia's Reckoning With Global Alignments in the Trump Era
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
March 06, 2017
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
The newly transactional foreign policy of the United States could influence Beijing’s calculations.
How US Unilateralism Could Shape China’s Middle East Geostrategy
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
A carrier strike group is conducting routine patrols, but is not set up for FONOPS, despite speculation.
US Carrier Group Enters South China Sea Amid Calls for More Freedom of Navigation Operations
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
February 21, 2017
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
The U.S. Navy now has two supercarriers deployed to the Asia-Pacific region.
US Carrier Strike Group Arrives in the South China Sea
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