- JournalJan 14, 2013
It was deja vu all over again on the Korean Peninsula as the absence of bad news ended when Pyongyang again defied the international community by conducting another missile launch.
- JournalJan 14, 2013
- Regional Overview: 2012 Ends with Echoes of the Past, by Ralph A. Cossa and Brad Glosserman
- US-Japan Relations: Meet the New Boss/Same as the Old Boss? by Michael J. Green and Nicholas Szechenyi
- US-China Relations: Strains Increase amid Leadership Transitions, by Bonnie Glaser and Brittany Billingsley
- CommentaryDec 26, 2012
Note: A shorter version of this commentary appeared in the Taking Exception section of the Washington Post on December 22, 2012
- JournalBy Richard Fontaine and Daniel KlimanDec 18, 2012
The choices that four rising democracies—Brazil, India, Indonesia, and Turkey—make will help determine the trajectory of the interlocking web of norms, institutions, rules, and relationships known as the global order.
- CommentaryDec 7, 2012
The transition between President Barack Obama’s first and second terms is the right time to develop a U.S.-ASEAN Strategic and Economic Partnership (SEP). The move would serve to elevate and institutionalize existing U.S.-ASEAN engagements. It would also compel U.S.
- NewsletterBy Karl F. Inderfurth, Nicholas LombardoNov 29, 2012
The overall bilateral strategic partnership made important progress under the first Obama administration.
- NewsletterBy Gurmeet KanwalNov 20, 2012
As an emerging power that the U.S. hopes to look upon as a net provider of security in the Indo-Pacific region, India’s national security decision-making apparatus needs to keep pace with its global ambitions. Despite modest progress in implementing defense reforms, many systemic weaknesses and structural shortcomings remain.
- ReportBy S. Amer LatifNov 20, 2012
The United States and India have begun to lay the foundation for a defense relationship that could decisively shape stability and security within the Indo-Pacific region. This formal engagement should continue at a pace that is, in modification of naval parlance, steady as they go.
- NewsletterBy Surupa GuptaNov 14, 2012
Prime Minister Singh’s recent push to relax FDI requirements in a host of sectors is a welcome signal that India is once again open for business, with support from the very top. The opening up of the multi-brand retail sector received the most attention, because it shows a level of political will that has been absent from the central government for years.
- CommentaryNov 2, 2012
On November 1, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of India called a rare meeting with his newly assembled team of Union Council of Ministers. The meeting was expected to set the tone for the next year, as well as highlight the need to push through legislation that has been sitting idle since the disrupted monsoon session of Parliament.