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2018/05/15 | The Interpreter
Taking the Measure of China's New Aircraft Carrier
China's first homegrown aircraft carrier lags US counterparts but complements its area denial and blue water navy strategies.
2018/05/14 | Policy Forum
India Lays the Groundwork for a Military Industrial Complex
Defense procurement is a murky business in India, but one thing is certain: The country wants to make more of its own weapons.
ANALYSIS: Taiwan and the Nine-Dash Line
The ROC was the first to draw the maritime claim, but has since stayed strategically silent on the issue.
OPINION: China Holds Key to Dodging US Sanctions in Iran
The stakes in the battle to save the Iranian nuclear deal go far beyond a belief that the agreement is serving its purpose in curbing potential Iranian nuclear ambitions.
2018/05/08 | Michael Beltran
PHILIPPINES: Trust, Sincerity, the Rebels and Duterte
Is the need to arrest a slide in the polls pushing Duterte back to negotiations with communist guerrillas?
2018/05/03 | TIME
OPINION: North Korean Denuclearization Remains a Long Shot
North Korea's clocks may have moved forward to match those in the South, but the nuclear doomsday ticker still hovers close to midnight.
2018/04/27 | Taiwan Insight
Should Taiwan Push to Buy F-35s?
Selling the US$100 million dollar jet to Taiwan may be more complicated than it seems.
2018/04/26 | China Brief
PRC Content Farms Stoke Cross-Strait Media Battle
Chinese disinformation in Taiwan is nothing new, but the CCP is spreading it more effectively than ever before through the internet and social media.
The Indian Ocean's Unsinkable Aircraft Carriers
Islands in the Indian Ocean will soon be as hotly contested as those in the South China Sea.
2018/04/16 | The Conversation
The Lowdown on Trump-Kim and North Korea's End Game
North Korea is orchestrating a multinational merry-go-round amid fears it is merely playing for time.