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ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
January 08, 2019
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
ARIA is a significant step toward a more engaged U.S. posture in Asia.
ARIA: Congress Makes Its Mark on US Asia Policy
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
January 01, 2019
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
China is playing an increasingly active role in Serbia, part of its expansion in Central and Eastern Europe.
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
US-China Tensions Enter a New Phase
December 24, 2018
US-China Tensions Enter a New Phase
Ceasefire or Escalation?
US-China Tensions Enter a New Phase
What Comes After US Hegemony?
December 19, 2018
What Comes After US Hegemony?
The Asia-Pacific region looks beyond the United States.
What Comes After US Hegemony?
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
December 13, 2018
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
U.S. coercive pressure on Iran works against Uzbekistan’s regional interests and the stability of Afghanistan.
What a US-Iran War Means for Afghanistan and Uzbekistan
Is North Korea Exerting 'Asymmetric Leverage' Over China?
December 03, 2018
Is North Korea Exerting 'Asymmetric Leverage' Over China?
What if Pyongyang is using nuclearization as a means to alter the terms of its relationship with China?
Is North Korea Exerting 'Asymmetric Leverage' Over China?
Is China’s Economic Expansion in the South Caucasus a Myth?
November 29, 2018
Is China’s Economic Expansion in the South Caucasus a Myth?
In Eastern Europe, the reality of China’s investment does not match the rhetoric. How about in the Caucasus?
Is China’s Economic Expansion in the South Caucasus a Myth?
Will China Return to Isolationism?
November 23, 2018
Will China Return to Isolationism?
China is at a turning point between returning to 1960s-era seclusion and keeping an open door.
Will China Return to Isolationism?
Russia and the Rest: Putin’s East Asia Summit Visit
November 22, 2018
Russia and the Rest: Putin’s East Asia Summit Visit
What does Russia have to offer Asia?
Russia and the Rest: Putin’s East Asia Summit Visit
China, Russia, and the Case of the Missing Bridge
November 20, 2018
China, Russia, and the Case of the Missing Bridge
A bridge, a border, and the Belt and Road: a trip to where China and Russia meet.
China, Russia, and the Case of the Missing Bridge
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
November 15, 2018
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
A deal, based on the 1956 Declaration, is closer than it has been in decades.
Will Japan and Russia Finally Settle Their Territorial Dispute?
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
November 07, 2018
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
Tehran has good reason to doubt that China is a reliable partner.
What Does Iran Really Think of China?
North Korea and the Prestige Dilemma
November 02, 2018
North Korea and the Prestige Dilemma
Security guarantees are one thing, but will Pyongyang ever give up the national prestige of having nuclear weapons?
North Korea and the Prestige Dilemma
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
November 02, 2018
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
A situation report from Washington assessing the U.S. whole of government opposition to China’s challenges.
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
October 30, 2018
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
The Baloch-dominated border area used to be a source of cooperation for Islamabad and Tehran. What went wrong?
Trouble at the Pakistan-Iran Border
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
October 29, 2018
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
The balancing act between China, India, and Bhutan's own interests continues under a new PM.
Can Bhutan's New Government Avoid Doklam 2.0?
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