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Is India Losing?: A conversation with Ashley Tellis

October 23, 2020

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Military Competition with China: Harder to Win Than During the Cold War?

September 23, 2020

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Partner, Competitor, and Challenger: Thoughts on the Future of America’s China Strategy

April 1, 2020

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Active Defense: China’s Military Strategy Since 1949

December 16, 2019

Since 1949, China has adopted nine national military strategies, known as “strategic guidelines.” The strategies adopted in 1956, 1980, and 1993 represent major changes in China's military strategy...

Taiwan's Defense Policy in the Trump Era

May 1, 2017

This event is co-sponsored by the Taiwan Democracy Project and the U.S.-Asia Security Initiative. AbstractTaiwan's defense policy faces several daunting challenges.

Accidental State: Chiang Kai-shek, the United States, and the Making of Taiwan

September 26, 2016

AbstractThe existence of two Chinese states—one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan—is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war...

Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years

September 16, 2016

  This discussion will be based on the authors' recently published book, Taiwan's Democracy Challenged: The Chen Shui-bian Years, Lynne Rienner Publishing (2016).AbstractAt the end of Chen Shui...

Anti-Americanism in Democratizing South Korea

October 2, 2015

Americans think of South Korea as one of the most pro-American of countries, but in fact many Koreans hold harsh and conspiratorial views of the United States.

U.S.-China Relations and the 'Re-balance' to Asia

June 3, 2014

The Obama administration’s “rebalance” to Asia is about much more than China’s rise and changing role in the region, but US-China relations are an integral part of the new policy and the way it is...

What Explains Indonesia’s Defense Transformation? Beyond Democratic Reform and the “China Threat”

April 16, 2014

Since the democratization of Indonesia began in 1998, the country’s military has been undergoing major change.

The Future of the US-Japan Alliance

April 2, 2014

WE ARE AT FULL CAPACITY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY FOR A SEAT The US-Japan alliance is the longest, most stable, and most indispensable alliance in the modern history of East Asia.  It has served as the...

Burma's Democracy: How Real?

March 6, 2014

The opening up of Myanmar (Burma) and the steps undertaken taken toward political reform in that formerly isolated dictatorship have been among Asia's most dramatic and least expected events.  But...

Chinese Military Aerospace and Maritime Development: Short-Range Tailwinds, Long-Range Headwinds

January 28, 2014

By any measure, China’s economy and defense budget are second only to those of the United States.

Why the Records of WWII War Crimes Trials Matter to Us: The Allied War Crimes Prosecution in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1945-1951

April 18, 2013

In the wake of the V-J Day on August 14, 1945, eleven nations that had been at war with Japan established the International Military Tribunal for the Far East in the capital city, Tokyo, in order...

China Goes Global - The Partial Power

April 5, 2013

WE ARE AT FULL CAPACITY - PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY FOR A SEAT In China Goes Global, eminent China scholar David Shambaugh delivers the book many have been waiting for—a sweeping account of China's...

The Politics of Peace and Security in Northeast Asia: Lessons from Anti-Base Protests on Jeju Island

January 22, 2013

Why do government policymakers and peace activists often come to radically different conclusions on issues pertaining to peace and security?

Memory and National Identity in North Korean Cultural Production

November 2, 2012

This conference will bring together scholars of North Korea who will debate various aspects of North Korean culture from historical, comparative, and multidisciplinary perspectives.  The prominence...

East Asia's Contentious Island Disputes: A U.S. Policy Perspective

October 29, 2012

Certain East Asian territorial disputes have simmered, unresolved, since the arrangements concluding the Second World War: Japan, China, and Taiwan contest sovereignty over the Senkaku/Diaoyu(tai)...

The Chinese Naval Role in the Pacific and the American Response

May 30, 2012

***PLEASE NOTE DATE CHANGE*** Maritime issues are increasingly at the heart of security issues between the United States and China.

Peacemaker

May 18, 2012

More than two decades after the cold war ended elsewhere, it continues undiminished on the Korean Peninsula.

China's Military Modernization and National Security Strategy

May 14, 2012

China's defense budget has grown over the past two decades to become the second largest in the world, though still far below that of the United States.

Japan's Reflection on a Rising China: The Domestic Politics of Japan's China Policy

February 29, 2012

Japan's experience with China's rise thus far suggests an increasingly tumultuous Northeast Asia.

Imperial Korea’s Western Capital (Sŏgyŏng): The Pyongyang Development Project, 1902-08

May 6, 2011

Except for specialists working on the period, the Korean Empire's (1897–1910) project to develop Pyongyang as the "Western Capital" (Sŏgyŏng) is not all that well known even among Korea historians....

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