Professor, US Naval War College
Nov 20 , 2013
How can Taipei bring about stable, enduring deterrence across the Taiwan Strait? Jim Holmes discusses this question and other defense issues pestering cross-straight relations.
Jul 04 , 2013
The dispute over territory in the South China Sea has become a flashpoint for Asian regional politics. China’s policy has used both big and small-stick diplomacy to assert its claim to the region. In doing so, it has formed a new normality for the region.
Apr 13 , 2012
The Washington-based Brookings Institution recently warned that America and China have come to view their relationship in adversarial, “zero-sum” terms. If so
Dec 02 , 2011
The balance of naval forces matters a great deal to the overall US-China relationship. A naval balance that favors the United States discourages Chinese adventurism while heartening US friends and allies. A decaying balance does the opposite. Sea and air forces underwrite the United States’ strategic position in Asia.