Latest Asia Pacific Analysis

Foreign Policy Amoralism

While the United States engages in the amoral struggle for power to defend a liberal international order, the end result is in a large sense moral.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) welcomes North Korean special envoy Choe Ryong Hae during their meeting in Moscow on Nov. 20. (ALEXANDER NEMENOV/AFP/Getty Images)

North Korean Talks Revive Russia's Pacific Push

Moscow's increased interaction with North Korea is an important component in Russia's strategy in the evolving Pacific region.


The End of the Middle East?

The United States is gradually moving away from the Middle East as the Middle East slowly dissolves into a Greater Indian Ocean world.