As a critical area of competition for U.S. interests, Africa cannot be ignored by the candidates for President of the United States any longer.
The unilateral withdrawal of American military support called for by proponents of restraint would be disastrous for U.S. foreign policy.
Alex Davies talks to New York Times National Security Correspondent David Sanger about recent developments in Syria and Iran.
Since the Obama administration announced its “pivot to Asia” in late 2011, it has failed to back up its rhetoric with concrete actions.
President Obama’s failure to obtain Trade Promotion Authority might actually have been a good thing for his trade agenda.
A report released last week on the U.S.-Japan alliance, which seems to prescribe a more powerful and assertive Japanese military, has put China on high alert. Zihao Liu argues that, despite the lack of militaristic feeling in Japan, the vague and foreboding language of the report will likely reinforce China’s mistrust of the U.S.-Japan alliance.