An early phone call between President-elect Trump and Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has been less important than originally feared, but Chinese officials and commentators foresee U.S. government moves to increase support for Taiwan.
After a year of eerie calm in U.S.-China trade relations, Washington and Beijing are bracing for impact. The Chinese authorities are finally showing signs of serious concern that U.S. action is imminent.
The threat that jihadist groups in Africa pose to Western interests has grown over the past decade, as groups operating in North Africa, the Sahel, West Africa, and the Horn of Africa have honed their capabilities.
As anticipated, the new US Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) has attracted considerable scrutiny. Analysts have highlighted what they regard as the good, the bad, or the ugly, and debated the perennial question of whether it reflects continuity or change.
President Joko Widodo’s Global Maritime Fulcrum vision rests on five core pillars: maritime culture, maritime infrastructure and connectivity, protection of maritime resources, maritime diplomacy, and maritime defense.
The Indonesian equivalent for the word “Motherland” is “Tanah Air” or literally “Land-Water”. This signifies that the islands and waters comprising the Nusantara – the Indonesian archipelago – make up one unified and inseparable entity. Starting from the...