Ted Galen Carpenter
Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Apr 03 , 2013
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.
Mar 20 , 2013
While tensions on the Korean Peninsula have gained widespread attention, Ted Galen Carpenter posits that the greater threat to stability comes from territorial disputes between Japan, China and Taiwan over the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands.
Jan 25 , 2013
Recent developments in North Korea both offer an opportunity for constructive cooperation between Beijing and Washington and underscore the need for such collab
Oct 06 , 2012
The surge of tensions between China and Japan has gained considerable attention worldwide. However, many observers were caught off guard when Taiwan exercised their territorial claims by sending a flotilla of fishing boats to the disputed islands.
Aug 28 , 2012
It is imperative that Washington makes its position in the South China Sea clear in order to reduce the risk to the United States and its interests.
Jul 14 , 2012
During his visit to Vietnam in early June, U.S. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta displayed eagerness to have the U.S. military return to the bases it once occu
Mar 16 , 2012
Beijing and Washington are not on the same page about how to deal with international trouble spots. That problem became clear last month when China and Russia
Jan 25 , 2012
U.S. officials and much of the East Asian business and political communities breathed a sigh of relief on January 14 when Ma Ying-jeou won re-election as Taiwan
May 21 , 2011
May 2011 is likely to go down as an especially important and intensive period in U.S.-China relations. Leaders of the two countries held the latest annual sessi