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2017/08/11 | Edward White

Security Beefed-Up as Taiwan’s Biggest-Ever Event is Politicized

Protests loom at a rare major sporting event in Taipei, as China continues to block Taiwan’s presence on the international stage.

2017/06/30 | Adam P MacDonald

The Rise of the North Korea Nuclear Threat

Much remains unknown about the strategy Pyongyang has or will develop to govern the purpose, employment and force structure of its burgeoning nuclear arsenal.

2017/06/19 | Ja Ian Chong

Singapore: The Switzerland of Asia?

'Singapore’s increasingly restricted options may limit it to a policy of strict neutrality that leaves both Washington and Beijing dissatisfied.'

2017/06/16 | Harsh V. Pant

Troubled Waters: Modi Seeks to Smooth Ties with Putin

Despite Modi’s recent visit, Moscow–Delhi ties are likely to remain tumultuous in the coming years.

2017/05/18 | Michal Thim

ANALYSIS: Tsai’s Defense and Security Challenges Line Up in Year Two

Boosting the national defense budget, avoiding a spending blowout on submarines, watching out for aggression in the South China Sea and keeping up Taiwan’s defense from cyber attacks; chances are Taiwan’s president will be kept busy keeping the country safe in the second year of her presidency.

2017/04/05 | Jason Douglas

A China-US Dilemma: THAAD and China’s Nuclear Capability

It’s unclear at this point in which direction Sino-US strategic relations will go, but all indications point to a deterioration.

2017/04/03 | Sam Roggeveen

China's Huge Industrial Ambitions

China's ambitions are clearly much bigger than current foreign investment suggests.

2017/04/03 | John Lee

The Rise of the New Chinese Diaspora

The high-skilled Chinese diaspora is ideally placed to mediate the two-way flow of funds and information.   

2017/04/01 | Anthony V. Rinna

Russia’s Stake in South Korea's THAAD Missile Debate

The geopolitics of South Korea's missile system is of concern to major regional players, namely China, US, and Russia.

2017/03/18 | Alex Sager

BOOK REVIEW: 'Theory of the Border'

In 'Theory of the Border,' Thomas Nail looks at the constitutive role played by different types of border regimes – fences, walls, cells and checkpoints – in constructing societies across history as part of his broader ‘kinopolitics’ centred on movement, with focus on the Mexico-US border.

2017/03/01 | Timothy S. Rich

China-North Korea Relations: Pitfalls and Possibilities

'An economically more secure North Korea has more to lose through a brinkmanship policy and may feel more willing to return to the Six Party Talks framework.'

2017/01/28 | Brendan Thomas-Noone

Democracies Take Up Arms Against Cyberattacks

'An adequate defense will be multilayered and rolling it out will be much more difficult than simply ensuring our politicians change their passwords regularly.'

2017/01/26 | Wayne Pajunen

OPINION: Trump Properties Likely Terrorist Targets

By not divesting of his business empire President Trump presents terrorists with new soft targets.

2017/01/18 | Dmitry Filippov

Japan's Perilous Russian Rapprochement

Abe should not lose sight of the perils of a charm offensive with Moscow, especially in the wake of the Donald Trump victory, argues Dmitry Flippov.

2016/11/29 | Alek Chance

Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy and China

We cannot count on Trump to be an isolationist; this common expectation is misguided and based in an oversimplification of his rhetoric, argues Alek Chance.

2016/11/17 | Crispin Rovere

Yes, Trump is a Realist and No, This is Not Subjective

Donald Trump is perhaps the most realist of all candidates ever to be elected President of the United States, argues Crispin Rovere.

2016/11/09 | Kerri Ng

U.S. Election Offers Little Hope for Okinawa

'It is likely that Trump’s foreign policies would be disastrous for both Japan and Okinawa.'