May 9, 2014

China’s Air Defense Identification System: The Role of PLA Air Surveillance

By: Mark Stokes | In the wake of the 18th Central Committee’s Third Plenum in November 2013, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) Ministry of National […]
May 6, 2014

America’s Allies and Nuclear Arms: Assessing the Geopolitics of Nonproliferation in Asia

By: Robert Zarate While U.S. policymakers and lawmakers sometimes deeply disagree on precisely how to stop hostile states from getting nuclear weapons, they generally agree on […]
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 […]
February 19, 2014

China’s Evolving Reconnaissance-Strike Capabilities: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Ian Easton | The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is investing considerable resources into a military architecture that has the potential to alter the strategic […]
October 14, 2013

The People’s Liberation Army General Political Department: Political Warfare with Chinese Characteristics

By: Mark Stokes and Russell Hsiao | Political warfare is a critical component of Chinese security strategy and foreign policy. All nation-states seek to influence policies of others […]
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 […]
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