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Size vs Statecraft: How India and Japan Play the Major Power Game
September 06, 2019
Size vs Statecraft: How India and Japan Play the Major Power Game
Japan and India’s differences might just be what makes this unlikely partnership effective.
Size vs Statecraft: How India and Japan Play the Major Power Game
A Return to Normal for Beijing and Pyongyang?
September 06, 2019
A Return to Normal for Beijing and Pyongyang?
The chill between the two countries began to dissipate in early 2018 and ties have continued to warm.
A Return to Normal for Beijing and Pyongyang?
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
September 05, 2019
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
Duterte’s latest trip to China did little to ease concerns about his approach to Beijing.
Duterte’s Fifth China Visit: Heavy on Promise, Light on Results
Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
September 05, 2019
Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
Relations are good between Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, but a grave water crisis still looms.
Uzbekistan’s Impending Water Crisis
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
September 05, 2019
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
Diplomats from Pakistan’s two Gulf allies arrived in Islamabad to discuss concerns over Kashmir.
Saudi, Emirati Envoys Arrive in Pakistan to Discuss Kashmir
Mahathir Visit Highlights Vietnam-Malaysia Security Cooperation Prospects
September 05, 2019
Mahathir Visit Highlights Vietnam-Malaysia Security Cooperation Prospects
The trip highlighted efforts by both sides to make inroads in the defense aspect of ties despite lingering challenges.
Mahathir Visit Highlights Vietnam-Malaysia Security Cooperation Prospects
How Does the Indo-Pacific Defense Chiefs Conference Fit into Asia’s Security Landscape?
September 03, 2019
How Does the Indo-Pacific Defense Chiefs Conference Fit into Asia’s Security Landscape?
A closer look at the development of a platform for U.S. security engagement in the region.  
How Does the Indo-Pacific Defense Chiefs Conference Fit into Asia’s Security Landscape?
A New India-France Alliance?
September 03, 2019
A New India-France Alliance?
While talk of an alliance may be premature, there is clearly an increasing convergence of interests between the two strategic partners.
A New India-France Alliance?
Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea
September 03, 2019
Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea
Wang Yi’s visit is being presented as a follow-up on the June visit to Pyongyang by Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Chinese Foreign Minister Visits North Korea
What’s Next for Russia-Malaysia Security Collaboration?
September 03, 2019
What’s Next for Russia-Malaysia Security Collaboration?
A look at ongoing efforts by both sides to make inroads in the defense realm despite the challenges that remain.
What’s Next for Russia-Malaysia Security Collaboration?
Economic Exchange Anchors China-Arab Ties
August 31, 2019
Economic Exchange Anchors China-Arab Ties
The China-Arab States Expo spotlights the growing economic relationship between China and the Middle East.
Economic Exchange Anchors China-Arab Ties
Middle Powers, Joining Together: The Case of Vietnam and Australia
August 31, 2019
Middle Powers, Joining Together: The Case of Vietnam and Australia
Middles powers need each other more, not less, as great power competition roils the Asia-Pacific.
Middle Powers, Joining Together: The Case of Vietnam and Australia
South China Sea Tops Agenda as Philippines’ Duterte Arrives in China
August 30, 2019
South China Sea Tops Agenda as Philippines’ Duterte Arrives in China
Both sides are emphasizing the disputed waters, but for different reasons.
South China Sea Tops Agenda as Philippines’ Duterte Arrives in China
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Hold Trilateral Security Meeting
August 29, 2019
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Hold Trilateral Security Meeting
The interaction highlighted ongoing efforts by the three countries to advance security collaboration despite lingering challenges.
Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam Hold Trilateral Security Meeting
Australia in ASEAN: An Ever-Floating Idea Without a Clear Case?
August 29, 2019
Australia in ASEAN: An Ever-Floating Idea Without a Clear Case?
While the idea has been advanced for years in certain circles, it remains unclear what this would actually achieve.
Australia in ASEAN: An Ever-Floating Idea Without a Clear Case?
Japan’s Disappointing G7 Summit
August 28, 2019
Japan’s Disappointing G7 Summit
The grouping seems less and less inclined to take up concerns related to East Asia, adding to Japan’s disillusionment.
Japan’s Disappointing G7 Summit
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