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April 16, 2012

Plugging U.S. Missile Defense Gaps

A series of tactical errors mean North Korea is taking American threats increasingly less seriously. The U.S. has military technical and operational options for changing this quickly.

Iran Deal Possible, Just Not Now
April 15, 2012

Iran Deal Possible, Just Not Now

With the U.S. in a presidential election year, don’t expect a major breakthrough at the talks that have started on Iran’s nuclear program. But compromise may come next year.

U.S. Maritime Dominance in Danger
April 14, 2012

U.S. Maritime Dominance in Danger

The idea that the U.S. can be an aloof offshore balancer in Asia is looking increasingly dated. China will no longer sit idly by and watch its nautical dominance.

Why U.S. Military Needs Taiwan
April 13, 2012

Why U.S. Military Needs Taiwan

AirSea Battle shouldn’t only be about the United States. Working closely with Taiwan could pay dividends and help ensure a stable military balance in the Asia-Pacific.

A Blueprint for Solving the Iran Crisis
April 12, 2012

A Blueprint for Solving the Iran Crisis

There’s much pessimism surrounding this week’s scheduled talks over Iran’s nuclear program. But a quid pro quo approach offers a solution.

Last Chance Saloon with Iran?
April 11, 2012

Last Chance Saloon with Iran?

Iran still has it within its power to avoid military action. But it must show tangible signs that it’s changing positions.

Time for North Korea Peace Treaty
April 11, 2012

Time for North Korea Peace Treaty

The Obama administration should avoid doing the same thing over again and expecting different results. A conditional peace treaty would help break the cycle.

Can Japan Break the Iran Impasse?
April 09, 2012

Can Japan Break the Iran Impasse?

Former Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama is determined to break the impasse over Iran. But does Japan’s government welcome his initiative?

How the F-35 May Hurt U.S.-Japan Ties
April 05, 2012

How the F-35 May Hurt U.S.-Japan Ties

Japan’s defense ministry took a chance opting for the F-35 stealth fighter to replace its aging fleet. But soaring costs could undermine one of America’s closest alliances.

Preventing Nuclear Disaster
April 03, 2012

Preventing Nuclear Disaster

The IAEA has confirmed almost two dozen incidents of theft or loss of fissile materials. Last week’s nuclear, though, ended with no agreement on enforcement to stop terrorists acquiring them.

And You Think North Korea’s Crazy?
March 30, 2012

And You Think North Korea’s Crazy?

North Korea’s vow to launch a satellite next month has flummoxed some observers. But unless China steps in forcefully, everything will go according to Pyongyang’s plan.

March 28, 2012

Do U.S. Cuts Threaten its Allies?

An increasingly cash-strapped America is promising significant cuts to its military. Coupled with a rising China, would the U.S. have to give up on its allies?

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