Latest Asia Pacific Analysis

Geopolitics and the Pitfalls of Provocation

"Provocation" is one of many words whose misuse by analysts and journalists can quickly cloud the significance and implications of actions. Read more…


Forecasting Japan: China Rises

China's newfound power has compelled Japan to adopt a more active role in the Pacific once again. Read more…

(AHN YOUNG-JOON-POOL/Getty Images) A North Korean soldier (R) looks at a South Korean counterpart as Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization representatives visit the border village of Panmunjom between the two countries on June 25.

In Border Standoff, South Korea Adopts a More Aggressive Posture

The Korean Peninsula is witnessing a period of dangerous posturing with significant risk of escalation and miscalculation. Read more…