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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.

2018/05/31 | Dr. Vasabjit Banerjee and Dr. Prashant Hosur Suhas

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.

2018/05/21 | GlobalVoices 全球之聲

Is Japan Back in the 'Great Power' Ring?

How will Japan navigate its relations with the US and China as it re-engages with the world militarily?

2018/05/17 | The Conversation

When Dictators Fall, Who Replaces Them?

A global glance at the future of authoritarianism.

2018/05/17 | AsiaGlobal Online

ANALYSIS: ASEAN's Place in the Quad-China Face-off

As each ASEAN country has its own position on China and the Quad, Southeast Asia risks being torn between great powers.

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.

2018/05/14 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

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.

2018/05/10 | Dr. James M. Dorsey

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.

2018/04/24 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

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.