Provides analysis on emerging technologies that are expected to reshape situational awareness across the spectrum of conflict, and examines the implications of these technologies for nuclear strategic stability.
October 22, 2019CSIS created a timeline of events to provide context for recent developments. The timeline does not make judgments and is intended as a resource for understanding dynamics in Japan-South Korea relations.
October 17, 2019
| Matthew P. Funaiole , Bonnie S. Glaser In China PowerThe construction of China's third aircraft carrier appears to be progressing at Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard. Satellite imagery collected on September 18, 2019 shows significant new activity and infrastructure development since ChinaPower last analyzed the shipyard in May.
September 17, 2019
| Jack Caporal In The Trade GuysDespite the invaluable role the World Trade Organization (WTO) has played in the global economy, it faces potentially fatal pressure from within and outside the organization. Here are three scenarios that could play out in the coming years.
September 17, 2019
| Jack Caporal In The Trade GuysWith the WTO under stress and grappling with a global economy that has evolved past global trade rules negotiated in the 90’s, some countries have proposed reforms and updates to the WTO. This database organizes and summarizes those proposals.
September 3, 2019 In Asia Maritime Transparency InitiativeThe Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative has expanded its interactive Maritime Claims of the Indo-Pacific map to include all the Pacific Islands and more. Select from nearly 40 countries and toggle by claim type to explore.
September 3, 2019
| Whitley Saumweber, Ty Loft In Stephenson Ocean Security ProjectTreaty negotiators laying the groundwork for a high seas protected area system must balance sound, science-based conservation with forthright engagement of geopolitical realities, write CSIS’s Whitley Saumweber and Ty Loft.
August 28, 2019
| Joseph S. Bermudez Jr., Victor Cha In Beyond ParallelNew Beyond Parallel imagery (August 26, 2019) of Sinpo South Shipyard suggests circumstantial evidence of the construction of a new ballistic missile submarine and preliminary evidence indicates possible preparations for a test.
August 2, 2019
| Victor Cha, Dana Kim In Beyond ParallelThree projectile launches, all within the past eight days, demonstrate North Korea’s intention to perfect its short-range strike capabilities, guidance systems, and solid fuel development.