As cyber attacks on the United States continue, so does the Obama administration’s intensification of cybersecurity measures. While the U.S. attempts to frame China as the scapegoat, Xu Longdi argues that progress cannot be made without the U.S. changing the way it engages China on cybersecurity and strengthening Sino-U.S. cyber relations.
North Korea’s satellite launch and subsequent nuclear test has greatly increased concerns that conflict could quickly spread across the Korean peninsula. Ted Galen Carpenter writes that without meaningful concessions by the United States, China will continue to give Kim Jong-un a free pass and limit the enforcement of UN sanctions.
Fire-control radar row is Tokyo’s attempt to get more overt outside support and push for constitutional change.
Reflecting on lessons from Sun Tzu’s “The Art of War,” Tom Watkins urges the US leadership to find a balance between military spending and domestic priorities lest history repeat itself.
Last week marked the 10th anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War, and analysts continued to debate the impact of the US-led invasion. Tao Wenzhao explains that the United States still has lessons to learn from its controversial decision to topple the regime of Saddam Hussein.
As US and NATO forces prepare to withdraw from Afghanistan in 2014, Washington must carefully examine the strategic power vacuum that will be left in its void. Given China’s increasing influence in Central Asia, US policy makers must be cognizant of its recommendations for managing the region and enlist China’s assistance to implement them.
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