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China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
March 14, 2018
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
Chinese narrative belies anxiety over increasing engagement in South China Sea.
China Dismissive of US Carrier Visit to Vietnam
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
March 05, 2018
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
The visit is yet another testament to the active bilateral defense engagement between the two sides despite ongoing challenges.
US-Philippines Defense Ties in the Spotlight with Submarine Visit
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
March 01, 2018
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
A closer look at the broader significance behind a much-anticipated development.
Why a First US Aircraft Carrier Vietnam Visit Matters
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
October 30, 2017
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
Three carriers in the 7th Fleet's area of operations is rare, but not unprecedented.
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
2nd US Navy Supercarrier Deploys in the Pacific
May 17, 2017
2nd US Navy Supercarrier Deploys in the Pacific
The US Navy’s only forward deployed carrier in the Asia Pacific commenced operations on May 16.
2nd US Navy Supercarrier Deploys in the Pacific
US Supercarrier Prepares to Deploy in the Pacific
May 11, 2017
US Supercarrier Prepares to Deploy in the Pacific
The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed carrier began sea trials on May 8.
US Supercarrier Prepares to Deploy in the Pacific
US Warship Collides With South Korean Fishing Vessel
May 09, 2017
US Warship Collides With South Korean Fishing Vessel
The U.S. warship was cruising off the Korean Peninsula when it collided with a South Korean fishing boat.
US Warship Collides With South Korean Fishing Vessel
The Real Significance of the US Carrier Group Fiasco   
May 02, 2017
The Real Significance of the US Carrier Group Fiasco   
A public diplomacy nightmare obscures the significance of the incident and what it says about U.S. commitment to the region.
The Real Significance of the US Carrier Group Fiasco   
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
April 25, 2017
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
Pyongyang historically has taken an offensive posture, refusing to "sit with folded arms" when provoked.
Are the US and North Korea Heading for Conflict?
A US <em>Ohio</em>-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
April 25, 2017
A US Ohio-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
The United States may be dispatching an advanced submarine along with a carrier strike group to the Korean peninsula.
A US Ohio-class Guided Missile Submarine May Be Heading to South Korea
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
April 25, 2017
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
Relations between the People’s Republic of China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea are at a turning point.
The Deterioration of the People’s Republics: China’s North Korea Problem
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
April 24, 2017
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
American actions in the region could be viewed as a “threat or use of force.”
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
US Carrier Strike Group Joined By Japanese Warships for Philippine Sea Exercise
April 24, 2017
US Carrier Strike Group Joined By Japanese Warships for Philippine Sea Exercise
Two Japanese Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers have joined the USS Carl Vinson in the Philippine Sea.
US Carrier Strike Group Joined By Japanese Warships for Philippine Sea Exercise
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
April 20, 2017
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
The politics of credibility are complex and ephemeral.
Resolved: North Korea Needs More Resolve
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
April 13, 2017
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
Japan is preparing to send several warships to waters off the Korean peninsula.
Japanese Warships to Join US Carrier Strike Group Off Korean Peninsula
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
April 10, 2017
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
In a show of force by the Trump administration, several U.S. warships will be heading to the Korean Peninsula.
US Dispatches Carrier Strike Group to Korean Peninsula
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