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Reconnecting of Asia

By John Hamre Four hundred years ago, the first genuinely international system of states in human history emerged. Prior to that time, there were regional geopolitical systems such as the various Chinese dynasties interacting with neighboring kingdoms. But there were…

A Pacific Arc of Instability?

By Ben Schaare Though the Pacific Islands are envisaged as idyllic paradises insulated from high politics, many are facing internal troubles that could see the region become a new “arc of instability” for Australia, New Zealand, and the United States…

CogitAsia Podcast: Feeding the Dragon

This week we explore how Russia has assisted China’s massive military modernization program. CSIS’s Paul Schwartz, a senior associate with our Russia Eurasia Program, joins to discuss the findings of his new report Feeding the Dragon which covers Russia’s contributions…