March 02, 2013
Not a Good Idea: American Nukes in South Korea
The redeployment of tactical nuclear weapons to the Korean Peninsula would be a Cold War solution to a 21st century problem.
March 01, 2013
The Ball is in Iran’s Court
This week’s P5+1-Iran meeting was highly encouraging but the long shadow of the past looms large.
February 28, 2013
The Consequences of Sequestration
The stinging cuts of sequestration will have a tremendous impact on America’s capacity to protect the world’s maritime commons — with devastating consequences.
February 25, 2013
America’s Dangerous Drift
The U.S. faces tremendous challenges at home and abroad. Without a grand strategy, America’s perilous drift is likely to continue, and worsen.
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.”