August 20, 2012
The Return of Dr. Strangelove
How fiscal austerity will push the United States towards nuclear arms and cyber-warfare.
August 17, 2012
The China Choice: A Bold Vision for U.S.-China Relations
Instead of maintaining a dangerous status-quo, Washington should attempt a new approach to avoid a possible deadly strategic rivalry.
August 13, 2012
The Resurgence of the U.S.- Japan Relationship
While some focus on recent tensions, Tokyo and Washington have been quietly strengthening their security alliance.
August 11, 2012
Evolutionary or Revolutionary? Japan's Defense Strategy
Despite criticism – with some stating Tokyo has its eye on nuclear weapons – Japanese security thinking has changed only incrementally.
August 10, 2012
Why a U.S.-China 'Grand Bargain' in Asia Would Fail
A new book argues for a ‘concert of powers’ to enhance stability while conceding to Beijing a ‘sphere of influence’. It would be a mistake.
August 09, 2012
Superpower Denied? Why China's 'Rise' May Have Already Peaked
How a toxic mix of economic, demographic, environmental, political, and international challenges could end China’s ascent.
August 07, 2012
Iran Hedges its Bets in Afghanistan
Despite their sectarian divide and history, Tehran may be courting the Taliban to bolster its ability to retaliate from a possible strike on its nuclear program.
August 02, 2012
The Case for Continued Engagement with Iran
Negotiations between Iran and the West have not led to a deal, but engagement is still the most promising way to end the nuclear impasse.
July 31, 2012
Can a New 'NATO' Deter Iran?
Could a strong U.S. led alliance network be the answer to regional security in the Persian Gulf?
July 29, 2012
Managing the Endgame in Syria
Despite Russian and Chinese diplomatic maneuvers and a lack of Western intervention, the likely collapse of the Assad regime may be a regional game changer.
July 28, 2012
How Drama on the High Seas Could Spark a U.S-Iran War
A recent incident with Indian fishermen shows how easily Iran and the U.S. could slip into a conflict neither wants but may find hard to avoid.
July 26, 2012
The Interview: Joseph S. Nye
Will China change its stance on Syria or in the South China Sea? What is the future of cyberwarfare? Can America’s shift to the Pacific find success?