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A Complex Calculus: China's North Korea Dilemma
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.

Returning to the Land or Turning Toward the Sea? India’s Role in America’s Pivot
April 28, 2013

Returning to the Land or Turning Toward the Sea? India’s Role in America’s Pivot

China is pushing the U.S. and India closer. Are they focusing on the wrong set of challenges?

Julia Gillard's China Play
April 27, 2013

Julia Gillard's China Play

By any measure Julia Gillard’s trip to Beijing was a success. However, her most visionary goal remains unfulfilled.

Debunking Panorama Paranoia: North Korea Tour Leader Simon Cockerell
April 25, 2013

Debunking Panorama Paranoia: North Korea Tour Leader Simon Cockerell

Simon Cockerell of Koryo Tours on what it’s really like to visit North Korea.

Game Changer: The F-35 and the Pacific
April 25, 2013

Game Changer: The F-35 and the Pacific

To understand the real value of the F-35 one must consider its operation as a fleet, not simply as an individual aircraft.

Patience, Not Preemption, on the Korean Peninsula
April 24, 2013

Patience, Not Preemption, on the Korean Peninsula

“The history of North Korea suggests that its leadership acts with greatest vehemence when it is internally weak, as a way to justify its economic failures by blaming a foreign conspiracy…”

Nearing A Fait Accompli
April 23, 2013

Nearing A Fait Accompli

“We are approaching a point where…the international community will no longer have any realistic option to veto an Iranian decision to build nuclear weapons.”

China Has Not (Yet) Changed Its Position on Nuclear Weapons
April 22, 2013

China Has Not (Yet) Changed Its Position on Nuclear Weapons

Has China abandoned its “no first use” policy when it comes to nuclear weapons? No, says MIT’s M.Taylor Fravel.

April 19, 2013

Northeast Asia's Free Trade Dream

Japan, South Korea and China are slowly working towards a free trade agreement. Will old disagreements kill a possible deal?

Preah Vihear Temple: Redrawing Jungle Lines
April 19, 2013

Preah Vihear Temple: Redrawing Jungle Lines

Thai and Cambodian lawyers are making their cases for Preah Vihear Temple in The Hague this week.

Is Cyber War the New Cold War?
April 19, 2013

Is Cyber War the New Cold War?

China and the U.S. both want a rules-based cyberspace, but do not see eye to eye. A potentially dangerous Cyber Cold War awaits if they cannot agree on some rules of engagement.

Pyongyang Machiavelli: All of Kim’s Men
April 17, 2013

Pyongyang Machiavelli: All of Kim’s Men

Officials below the power circle of the Kim family may not play an overt role in N. Korea, but are vital to understanding the regime and its future.

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