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Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
December 19, 2013
Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
China’s efforts at public diplomacy have produced mixed results on the world stage.
Beijing's Public Diplomacy Challenge
The New Silk Road to Nowhere
December 18, 2013
The New Silk Road to Nowhere
U.S. post-2014 development plans for Central Asia are worthy, but at risk of strategic failure.
The New Silk Road to Nowhere
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
December 17, 2013
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
In responding to the ADIZ, the U.S. needs to consider carefully its position on China as a rising power.
A Three-Pronged Approach to the ADIZ
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
December 16, 2013
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
Why does China undermine its patient diplomacy with sudden announcements like the ADIZ?
China’s Contradictory Foreign Policy
India’s ‘Connect Central Asia Policy’
December 13, 2013
India’s ‘Connect Central Asia Policy’
New Delhi has made it clear that it wants a closer relationship with the SCO and Central Asia.
India’s ‘Connect Central Asia Policy’
Central Asian Fortune in Chinese Hands?
December 09, 2013
Central Asian Fortune in Chinese Hands?
Beijing has an opportunity to evolve its relationship with Central Asia, to the benefit of both.
Central Asian Fortune in Chinese Hands?
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
December 06, 2013
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
Moscow and Washington have yet to exploit the potential for bilateral cooperation in the Asia-Pacific.
A Pacific Vision for Russia and the US
Can Indonesia Lead ASEAN?
December 05, 2013
Can Indonesia Lead ASEAN?
The bloc continues to be hamstrung by a lack of leadership. Could Indonesia step up?
Can Indonesia Lead ASEAN?
Time for US and China to Establish Maritime Rules of the Road
December 02, 2013
Time for US and China to Establish Maritime Rules of the Road
So far, there’s been no repeat of the 2001 collision. But with tensions rising, some understanding is needed.
Time for US and China to Establish Maritime Rules of the Road
Is the China-South Korea Honeymoon Over?
November 29, 2013
Is the China-South Korea Honeymoon Over?
Beijing-Seoul ties had been warming considerably, at Japan’s expense. Will the ADIZ row derail them?
Is the China-South Korea Honeymoon Over?
Afghanistan-Pakistan Border: Back to Politics as Usual?
November 29, 2013
Afghanistan-Pakistan Border: Back to Politics as Usual?
The risks of conflict and collapse post-2014 are significant, but disaster is not inevitable.
Afghanistan-Pakistan Border: Back to Politics as Usual?
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
November 26, 2013
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
With an Asian naval buildup underway, perhaps history can offer some inspiration.
A New Washington Naval Conference for Asia?
Getting Senkaku History Right
November 26, 2013
Getting Senkaku History Right
Some of the claims to sovereignty over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands don’t hold up well under scrutiny, argues Tadashi Ikeda.
Getting Senkaku History Right
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
November 26, 2013
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
Revelations of Australian espionage have exacerbated an already prickly relationship.
Indonesia and Australia: Deteriorating Diplomacy
China, Israel and India: Flexible Coalitions
November 24, 2013
China, Israel and India: Flexible Coalitions
India and China find that pragmatic flexibility trumps ideology in trade policies. Case in point: Israel.
China, Israel and India: Flexible Coalitions
Russia and Iran: A Balancing Act
November 21, 2013
Russia and Iran: A Balancing Act
Moscow seeks to combine pragmatism with maximum leverage, at least until Iran achieves a détente with the West.
Russia and Iran: A Balancing Act
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