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China's fishing fleet has expanded to match its growing appetite for seafood to feed its population and its export markets. (ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Fish: The Overlooked Destabilizer in the South China Sea

Despite the region's focus on minerals and oil, fish are a more important factor in the maritime disputes surrounding a rising China. Read more…

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In North Korea, Deterrence Now Comes Before Pageantry

What was once a bargaining chip — its nuclear and missile programs — is now a matter of national security strategy for Pyongyang. Read more…

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North Korea, the Outlier in U.S. Policy

With Washington strengthening ties with Cuba and Iran, U.S. relations with Pyongyang are increasingly anachronistic. Read more…