March 6, 2014

Taiwan’s China Policy: Struggles and Opportunities in Cross-party Cooperation

By Lauren Duffy | Last month we witnessed unprecedented government-to-government talks between leaders of the Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) and the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) in Nanjing. More […]
March 4, 2014

“Destined to Cooperate”: Japan-ROK Naval Cooperation and its Implications for U.S. Strategic Interests in Northeast Asia

By: Samuel J. Mun | The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) and Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) are “destined to cooperate” in an increasingly competitive […]
January 31, 2014

Opportunities Outweigh the Obstacles: A U.S. Perspective of Japan-ROK Naval Cooperation

By Samuel J. Mun | The Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) and Japanese Maritime Self Defense Forces (JMSDF) are “destined to cooperate”[1] in an increasingly fluid and […]
October 13, 2013

Cultural Diplomacy: Taiwan

By: Laura Conigliaro | Cultural diplomacy has emerged as a key method for Taiwan’s leaders working to increase the island’s international recognition and prominence on the […]
September 27, 2013

China’s Military Strategy in the Asia-Pacific: Implications for Regional Stability

By: Ian Easton | The military modernization program being undertaken by the People’s Republic of China (PRC) is changing the security environment in the Asia-Pacific. Driven […]
September 9, 2013

Obama’s Second Term in the Asia-Pacific Region: Reflecting on the Past, Looking to the Future

By: Sabrina Tsai | The Asia-Pacific region proved to be one of the top priorities of U.S. foreign policy during President Obama’s first term. The East […]
July 29, 2013

Half Lives: A Preliminary Assessment of China’s Nuclear Warhead Life Extension and Safety Program

By: Ian Easton and Mark Stokes | Nuclear warheads and their associated delivery vehicles (ballistic and cruise missiles) represent the most powerful and potentially destabilizing weapons […]
July 6, 2013

Managing Expectations in the U.S.-Japan Alliance: U.S. and Japanese Perspectives

By: Randall Schriver and Sugio Takahashi | As a participant in the Armitage-Nye process, I am associated with a set of policy recommendations that have been […]
June 7, 2013

Upgrading the Japan-U.S. Defense Guidelines: Toward a New Phase of Operational Coordination

By: Sugio Takahashi | The Japan-U.S. alliance has unique organizational characteristics compared to other major U.S. military alliances such as the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) […]
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