January 14, 2016

The Nature of China’s Rise and Why It Matters to the U.S. and Japan: A Japanese Perspective

By: Hiroko Maeda | China’s military buildup has shaken regional stability and poses a challenge to the U.S.-Japan alliance. This study examines China’s security challenges, as […]
November 23, 2015

Developments in China’s Conventional Precision Strike Capabilities

By: Akira Marusaki | Among the range of PLA capabilities undergoing modernization, this study focuses on conventional precision strike capability. In order to address the questions […]
July 22, 2015

Of Monarchs and Military Men: The Political Pathologies that Undermine Democracy in Burma and Thailand

By: Kelley Currie | Since a 2012 outbreak of communal violence targeting Rohingyas in Burma, the trafficking business had been booming. Subsequent official persecution intended to […]
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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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