It remains unclear whether the president truly understands the intricacies of international diplomacy.
The unilateral withdrawal of American military support called for by proponents of restraint would be disastrous for U.S. foreign policy.
Rising tensions on the peninsula, combined with the slow-yet-sure expansion of the North’s nuclear capabilities risk a return to the war that has been on hold for over 60 years.
Yuichiro Kakutani speaks with international relations expert Peter Katzenstein about the state and future of Japanese security.
It is no secret that China is aggressively staking out its claims in the South China Sea, but its campaign of island reclamation may lead to conflict in the region.
In the past, Great Britain’s greatness relied on its formidable sea power. Now, the Royal Navy has more admirals than warships.
Satellite photos released last week revealed that China has been secretly constructing an artificial island in the South China Sea large enough to play host to a military base.
Since President Obama’s last visit to China in 2009, tensions in East Asia have markedly increased. Jacob Brunell examines the future of American foreign policy towards China, and explains why the United States ought to tread carefully on areas such as human rights.
Conna Walsh discusses the implications of the recent trade pact between India and Vietnam, and its significance for territorial conflict in the South China sea and China’s regional hegemony.