China’s buildup of armed forces and installations on disputed islands in the South China Sea highlights twin ambitions of solidifying expansive territorial claims and demonstrating Beijing’s growing military reach out to the second island chain and...
The international community, donors, and civil society must take action in order to halt further precipitation into a one-party autocracy and to preserve the remnants of Cambodian democratic framework that still remain.
June 14, 2018
| Kathleen H. HicksPresident Trump’s agreement to suspend the upcoming U.S.-ROK combined exercise does not appear to meet the threshold for protecting U.S. lethality, and should not be advanced absent substantial North Korean concessions.
June 11, 2018
| Frank A. Verrastro, Larry Goldstein, Albert HelmigThe global oil market continues to evolve in both predictable and yet uncertain ways. Like previous OPEC meetings, next week’s discussions, including the emerging rifts between the larger members with spare capacity and those without such luxury, will need to be managed.
June 11, 2018 Some might consider cooperative, verifiable, and irreversible demilitarization unrealistic or insufficient but it is better to prepare an alternative plan, and a new approach to CVID could open a door for a more viable plan.
June 11, 2018
| Stephen J. Naimoli, Jane NakanoWhile renewable energy is set to grow as a share of the region’s energy mix, there are indications that its potential contribution is much higher than is currently on track to be realized.