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2020/02/20 | Deutsche Welle

Sexism in Indian Army: Top Court Ruling Shatters Glass Ceiling for Women Officers

India's top court this week ordered the government to grant permanent commission to female officers in the army, paving the way for female army officers to be treated on par with their male colleagues.

2017/12/05 | Adam P MacDonald

OPINION: Canada Must Develop a Coherent East Asia Maritime Strategy

Deployments of Royal Canadian Navy ships to East Asia suggest a willingness to influence the region, but Canada must define a clear policy objective amid tension between the U.S. and China.

2017/01/17 | Kevin McCauley

Analysis: China’s Critical Western Theater Command

The WTC is the largest theater and has complex terrain including desert and high mountains, long borders, and challenging social conditions. Theater missions include supporting the People’s Armed Police Force maintaining internal stability in the restive Tibet and Xinjiang regions.

2017/04/05 | Lauren Dickey

Taiwan’s Search for Security Partners: Looking Beyond Washington

While Taiwan’s defense will continue to benefit greatly from the relationship with Washington, such ties should not preclude Taiwanese efforts to look elsewhere for partners in similar strategic circumstances.

2017/01/19 | Jonathan Ward

The Rise of Asia's Maritime Powers: China and India Compete for Supremecy

There is little doubt that sea power in this century will be defined by the rise of the Chinese and Indian navies.

2017/05/01 | The Japan Times

Why Asia is Wary of China’s New Aircraft Carrier

China's military developments are incompatible with its claim to a ‘peaceful rise' and its argument that its military buildup is aimed at self-defense.

2017/02/11 | Shui Yu

Loneliness and Love Under Thailand’s Junta

With the ascension of a new king, Thailand’s military rulers are scrambling to take control of the realm of private thought. But, it could lead to blow back, writes Shui Yu.

2016/11/11 | Hunter Marston

With President Trump, Beijing Trumps Washington

The election of Donald Trump to the White House now paves the way for Beijing to exert more influence and control in the region. It will also leave long-time allies nervous, and puts the U.S. at economic and strategic risk, writes Hunter Marston.

2016/10/14 | Edward White

Mixed Views on Thailand’s Outlook after King’s Death

What does the death of Thailand’s revered king mean for people who oppose the military junta that controls the country?

2017/06/06 | Kei Koga

Does ASEAN Have Anything to Offer on the South China Sea?

It is now clear that ASEAN failed to forge a united political front against provocative actions in the South China Sea, and that the ASEAN chairman’s statement withdrew the concerns of earlier years in order to avoid provoking China, wrote Kei Koga.

2017/07/28 | L.H.M. Ling

Turn to Eastern Thinking to Heal the India-China Border Trauma and Avoid Nuclear Tension

India and China could re-conceive and resolve their simmering border disputes by casting aside traditional power politics and drawing on their shared heritage, L.H.M Ling writes.

2016/06/16 | J. Michael Cole

Monkey Intrusion Causes Outage at Air Force Base in Taiwan

Despite the security breach, military officials maintain that national security was never compromised.