May 28, 2013
Actually, It Was the Philippines That Bungled the Crisis with Taiwan
Responding to a recent piece in The Diplomat, Dennis Halpin argues that the missteps were Manila’s.
May 24, 2013
The US Marine Corps in the Pivot to the Pacific
The centerpiece of the U.S. Pivot to the Pacific, the Marines are moving forward.
May 23, 2013
Tehran’s Designs on Afghanistan
Evidence from Herat and elsewhere suggests a growing – and at times deadly – Iranian influence over its eastern neighbor.
May 20, 2013
Deleterious Neglect: Will the U.S. Navy Surrender Maritime Asia?
Unchallenged for decades, and facing budget cuts, the U.S. Navy risks losing its capability to challenge the PLA in its near seas.
May 12, 2013
Taiwan's Military Flexes its Muscles
A story in photos: The recent Han Kuang series of exercises was a serious display of Taiwan’s military power.
May 12, 2013
Don’t Sweat the Closure of Kaesong
By Robert E. Kelly
May 08, 2013
Pentagon Report Reveals Chinese Military Developments
Last year’s annual report on Chinese military developments was widely criticized. What does the 2013 version offer?
May 07, 2013
Breaking Down Australia's Defense White Paper 2013
Australia has set out to define its military strategy — with China and the U.S. very much in mind. Rory Medcalf from the Lowy Institute gives us his take.
May 05, 2013
America's Pivot to Asia: A Report Card
The pivot is a smart policy which is more nuanced than most people realize. But its China blind spot could be its undoing.
May 04, 2013
"Red Lines" On Iran: Not So Black and White
Amid the proliferation of red lines, the important ones are at risk of being opaque or even unintelligible in Tehran.
May 03, 2013
America and the South China Sea Challenge
America must make hard choices and put forth the effort necessary to ensure that the S. China Sea remains peaceful in 2013 and beyond.
April 30, 2013
A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
It remains in Beijing’s self-interest to provide aid to Pyongyang. The alternatives, like a North Korean collapse, could be far worse.