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OPINION: It's Time for Taiwan's Allies to Consider Their Own Taiwan Relations Act
China's heightened aggression towards Taiwan should be met with a legal response that shows democratic allies' willingness to come to Taiwan's aid.
2018/07/03 | The Interpreter
Rim of the Pacific Navy Exercises Underway amid Incoherent Trump Foreign Policy
This year's military exercise focuses on providing training for non-US navies, while demonstrating the incoherence of the Trump administration's foreign policy.
2018/07/02 | East Asia Forum
The World Is Waking Up to Beijing's South China Sea Ambitions
Governments from London to Kuala Lumpur are no longer content to allow China to operate uncontested in the South China Sea.
2018/06/29 | TIME
South Korea Rules to End Conscription for Conscientious Objectors
Those who refuse to serve will now face community service rather than three years in jail.
2018/06/22 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: US South China Sea Saber-rattling Stokes China Conflict Danger
Objectivity, fairness and balance are increasingly hard to find in analysis of China’s actions in the South China Sea.​​​​​​​
2018/06/04 | Policy Forum
How Should the US Respond to Sonic Attacks?
The clandestine use of sonic, microwave and laser weapons are becoming more common, but nobody is quite sure how to respond.
2018/05/31 | Sumit Kumar
Indian PM Modi Acts East with Indonesian Strategic Pact
A strategic partnership with Indonesia offers a platform for India to push its economic and defense engagement with ASEAN.
Amid Domestic Strife, Maldives' Military Takes to International Stage
Caught between China and India, the Malidves' military is becoming a power unto itself with international ambitions.