June 23, 2015

The Intersection of HADR and the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

By: Kelsey Broderick | HADR exercises have traditionally been aimed at responding to and preparing for natural disasters. But ultimately, the purpose of HADR is to […]
May 21, 2015

Rebuilding Deterrence: Post-2015 Defense Guidelines Challenges Facing the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Sugio Takahashi | On 27 April 2015, Japan and the U.S. concluded the new Guidelines for the Japan-U.S. Defense Cooperation. This paper will explore the […]
May 14, 2015

Challenges for the PLAN in the Western Pacific: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Tetsuo Kotani | China is further developing its anti-access/area-denial (A2/AD) capabilities, particularly its submarine fleet and cruise missiles launched from land-based aircraft, to defeat an […]
May 12, 2015

Chinese Activities in the South China Sea: Implications for the American Pivot to Asia

By: Kelsey Broderick | This paper analyzes the background of the South China Sea dispute and the extent to which the American rebalance has influenced China’s […]
April 21, 2015

China’s Military Developments and the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Project 2049 Institute In 2015, the Project 2049 Institute launched a program to focus on trends in China’s military advancements and how the U.S. and […]
April 8, 2015

Chinese Religious Regulations in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region: A Veiled Threat to Turkic Muslims?

By: Julia Famularo Radical Islam constitutes a growing challenge in the immediate periphery of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and beyond. Chinese Communist Party (CCP) […]
March 3, 2015

Taiwan’s Naval Role in the Rebalance to Asia

By: Ian Easton | A comprehensive strategy for Asia begins with a careful assessment of the region’s geography and politics, which directly influence the trends we […]
December 16, 2014

Standing Watch: Taiwan and Maritime Domain Awareness in the Western Pacific

By: Ian Easton and Randall Schriver | This paper provides a preliminary assessment of Taiwan’s naval intelligence capabilities and evaluates its role in a future U.S.-led […]
September 22, 2014

Able Archers: Taiwan Defense Strategy in an Age of Precision Strike

By: Ian Easton | This study describes efforts currently underway in the People’s Liberation Army for conducting precision strike operations against Taiwan, and explores Chinese military-technical […]
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