February 23, 2013
6 Ways to Prevent a Conflict Between Tokyo and Beijing
There are many reasons why China and Japan won’t go to war. Now is the time to explore how to actively prevent it.
February 21, 2013
Obama 2.0 Confronts Asia
President Obama was broadly successful in the Asia-Pacific during his first term. He’ll have to work harder the second time around.
February 20, 2013
The Trials and Tribulations of India's Armed Forces
While spending billions of dollars on defense equipment, India’s military faces a number of challenges in its quest to enter the 21st century.
February 15, 2013
What Arms Race? Why Asia Isn’t Europe 1913
Asia is not experiencing an arms race like the one that preceded World War I — at least not yet.
February 14, 2013
Beijing's North Korea Problem
North Korea’s recent nuclear test presents an interesting problem for China — with no easy solutions.
February 10, 2013
7 Reasons China and Japan Won't Go To War
Even as tensions between Beijing and Tokyo grow by the day, there are good reasons to believe outright conflict can be avoided.
February 08, 2013
How Involved Is Xi Jinping in the Diaoyu Crisis?
As tensions rise, Linda Jakobson looks at how China’s leader-in-waiting may be involved—and the role of dysfunctional decision-making.
February 08, 2013
The Interview: New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key
“For the first time in New Zealand’s history, the engine of world economic activity has shifted to our geographic region, the Asia-Pacific.”
February 06, 2013
Getting to the Endgame With Iran
Iran and the P5+1 powers have scheduled talks. Now the hard part begins.
February 02, 2013
The Long Shadow of Chemical Weapons
As recent debates swirl around nuclear weapons, chemical weapons have the potential to cause great harm — especially in Asia.
January 31, 2013
China's New Militancy
Chinese leaders’ repeated calls for the PLA to be ready to plan, fight, and win wars is an ominous sign.
January 29, 2013
Question: Can the U.S. Legally Shoot Down A North Korean Rocket?
Maybe. But the United States would need to consider the consequences…and what happens next.