Reassuring Jittery Asian Allies

Keeping America credible and friends in line in the Far East.

Countering China in the South China Sea

Beijing is trying to divide its neighbors. They need to resist.

Draw a Big Red Line in Asia

Tell China exactly where we stand.

South China Sea Festers

While the world watches Syria, tension builds.

America's Inadequate ASEAN Approach

U.S. officials are visiting Southeast Asia more, but they aren't asking enough.

Lee Kuan Yew, Grand Master of Asia

Singapore's éminence grise sees China rising and India falling.

The Seventy-Year Itch

A fundamental problem with a revolutionary party as a ruling party is that is that its raison d'etre is stuck in the past.

Asia's New Age of Instability

Asia’s four pillars of stability, bulwarks of a highly successful regional system crafted and fostered by America, are all crumbling. The region’s future will be shaped and defined by the struggle to replace those pillars.

The Era of Nation Cultivation

The concept of nation building has brought nothing but trouble. It's time for a paradigm shift.

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April 18, 2014