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2016/12/28 | Edward White

Trump’s Unlikely Ally: The Chinese Dissident

A high-profile Chinese dissident sees U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a potential game changer for human rights in China.

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.

2017/05/10 | Phil Robertson

OPINION: New President Must Tackle Rights Across Korean Peninsula and the Region

The new South Korean government should tell Beijing that returning North Koreans back into the clutches of Pyongyang is unacceptable because it condemns those refugees to certain torture, imprisonment and in some cases, death, argues Phil Robertson.

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.

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.

2017/05/13 | Matthew Brazil

Thinking the Unthinkable: Are American Organizations in China Ready for a Serious Crisis?

US President Trump has brought uncertainty to Sino-American ties, 'If a serious bilateral crisis develops, [foreigners] in China may become unacceptably vulnerable to expulsion or detention,' said Matthew Brazil.

2016/11/25 | Ian Dudgeon

Pakistan: Leader's Reputation on the Line in Terrorist Crackdown

The prime minister's ability to deliver will be sorely tested and his credibility is on the line, writes Ian Dudgeon.

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.

2016/12/01 | Julia Mayer

The Slow and Steady March of Justice in Cambodia

Justice for the Khmer Rouge regime’s mass atrocities is coming slowly but surely in Cambodia, Julia Mayer writes.

2017/05/24 | Nick Cheesman and Nicholas Farrelly

Book Review: 'Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion'

Conflict in Myanmar: War, Politics, Religion is a useful ensemble of works that can inform readers and enrich other studies of Myanmar. It

2016/12/23 | James Baron

Forgotten Hero: Remembering Sun Li-jen

'Indeed, dashing, brave and a natural leader of men, Sun was an immediate favorite with the British and the Americans, and one of the few Chinese commanders that the Allies saw as tactically adept. It was for these reasons that MacArthur, Rusk et al promoted Sun as the only way of staving off disaster in Taiwan.'

2016/09/22 | Ahmad Shuja

Conflict in Afghanistan Fuels Desperate Journeys

When conflict is as widespread as it has become in Afghanistan, just doing one’s job can be dangerous, involving a level of risk that forces people to abandon their livelihoods.

2017/07/17 | Elsa Kania

PLA Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence

PLA strategists expect that future, autonomous combat involving unmanned systems, as well as the joint operations of unmanned and manned systems, will have a dramatic impact on traditional operational models.

2016/09/29 | Abheet Singh Sethi

The Global Cost Of India-Pak Nuclear War

If India and Pakistan fought a war detonating 100 nuclear warheads, more than 21 million people would be directly killed, about half the world’s protective ozone layer would be destroyed.

2017/07/20 | FORTUNE

How North Korea Could Start a War With America Right Now

As frightening as ICBMs sound, Pyongyang already possesses all the weapons it needs to draw America into a war. The question is whether the US and its allies will continue to strengthen the tools required to deter such a conflict.

2017/01/31 | Oriana Skylar Mastro

China’s Lukewarm Response to Indian Military Modernization

China's attitude provides a strategic window of opportunity for expanding U.S.-Indian relations — we will have to wait and see whether President Trump capitalizes on it.

2017/07/22 | Shashank Joshi

Where the India-China Standoff is Going

A diplomatic off-ramp is currently hard to see, but may become easier in the autumn.