February 24, 2015

A Peculiar Panic: Russia’s S-400 SAM Sale to China

By Ian Easton | An excellent Defense News report came out late last year with word that Russia might soon sell its advanced S-400 surface to air missile […]
January 28, 2015

Sri Lanka’s Election: Implications for China and the U.S.

By Kelsey Broderick | The results of the January 8th presidential election in Sri Lanka took many by surprise, but the biggest shock may have been felt […]
December 3, 2014

Japan’s Snap Election: a Risky Game for Abe and Abenomics

By Kota Takahashi | On 18 November, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced that he will hold a snap election for the lower house of the Diet following […]
November 24, 2014

China’s Friendship Treaty: a Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy

By David Gitter | As China once again offers ASEAN states billions of dollars and promotes another treaty for “Good Neighborly and Friendly Cooperation” (which sounds an awful lot like […]
October 30, 2014

Modi’s Visit to Tokyo: A Snapshot of Japan-India Relations

By Kota Takahashi | Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been working fervently to strengthen ties with countries outside of its direct neighborhood while relations with […]
October 27, 2014

China’s Economic Leverage in Hong Kong a Warning for Taiwan

By David Gitter | China’s position that Taiwan’s economic future lies with the Mainland is crystal clear, and has been a consistent message throughout recent years. […]
October 15, 2014

After Hong Kong, Macau?

By David Gitter | If you asked someone to describe the culture of Chinese gambling hub Macau, political awareness would hardly be the first attribute to […]
October 7, 2014

Taiwan, Asia’s Secret Air Power

By Ian Easton | No other democratic country in the world faces a more dangerous threat picture. Here’s what Taiwan is doing to ensure its air […]
June 27, 2014

Roots of Turmoil in Xinjiang: The Socioeconomic Divide between Uyghurs and Han Chinese

By Liana Tai | The Second Central Work Forum on Xinjiang (East Turkestan) was held in May of this year, amidst a surge in protest and […]
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