March 14, 2013

The Senkaku Islands and the U.S.-Japan Alliance: Future Implications for the Asia-Pacific

By: Tetsuo Kotani | By challenging Japan’s control of the Senkaku Islands, China is testing the resolve of Tokyo and the strategic position of Washington. In […]
January 7, 2013

Coastal Defense in Japan’s Southwestern Islands: Force Posture Options for Securing Japan’s Southern Flank

By: Eric Sayers | How Japan chooses to adapt its forces in the Ryukyus and East China Sea to the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) actions […]
July 6, 2012

The Arctic and Natural Gas in Northeast Asia’s Energy Future

By: Isabella Mroczkowski and L.C. Russell Hsiao | The International Energy Outlook 2011 published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that world energy consumption will […]
April 30, 2012

Iran’s Nuclear Program: A Case Study in Successful U.S.-Japan Alliance Management

By: Vance Serchuk | Speaking at Suntory Hall in Tokyo during his inaugural visit to the Asia-Pacific region as President of the United States, Barack Obama […]
April 18, 2012

Counter A2/AD in Japan – U.S. Defense Cooperation: Toward ‘Allied Air-Sea Battle’

By: Sugio Takahashi | The balance of power in the Asia – Pacific is rapidly shifting. The U.S. and Japan share concerns over China’s increasing military […]
March 16, 2012

A New Narrative for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

By: Dana White | Former Congressional staff, Dana White, presents a new narrative for the U.S. – Japan alliance. The report addresses the Futenma issue and […]
February 13, 2012

China’s Energy Security Dilemma

By: Jenny Lin | China’s “economic miracle” and its energy dilemma stem from the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) 30 year old policy to achieve “wealth for […]
November 19, 2011

Scaling Japan’s Defense Needs: Airpower in Asia and the FX Program

By: Dan Blumenthal | The widespread modernization of Asian air forces is changing the strategic landscape in the Asia-Pacific. The United States, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, […]
October 31, 2011

Asia’s Electric Grid: The Future of Nuclear Power in the Region’s Energy Mix

By: Isabella Mroczkowski | The confluence of a growing economy and increasing standard of living are causing energy demands to increase throughout Asia. Accordingly, Asia is […]
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