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In Case You Needed Another Reason To Look Askance At Wikileaks

by Benjamin Wittesvia Lawfare
Thursday, April 16, 2015

The organization today posted online what it describes as “an analysis and search system for The Sony Archives: 30,287 documents from Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) and 173,132 emails, to and from more than 2,200 SPE email addresses.”

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Why Do The Chinese Hack? Fear

by Lieutenant Colonel Enrique Otivia War on the Rocks
Thursday, April 16, 2015

The Chinese government is scared of the Internet.  They are scared of the foreign ideas that it brings into China; they are scared of how it enables the Chinese people to spread knowledge about government corruption; and they are especially scared of how it was used during the “color revolutions” and the “Arab Spring.”

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Failed States And American National Security

by Stephen D. Krasnervia Defining Ideas
Thursday, April 16, 2015

Governments are responsible for policing their own territory.

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Getting to the Table

by Michael S. Gersonvia Defining Ideas
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The prospects and challenges for arms control with China.

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Campbell: The History Of The 21St Century Will Be Written In Asia

quoting Admiral Gary Rougheadvia The Diplomat
Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The greatest challenge for American leaders is finding the “wit and wisdom” to focus more attention on the Asia-Pacific.

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Lee Kuan Yew And Henry Kissinger

featuring Henry A. Kissingervia National Interest
Monday, April 13, 2015

As the debates rage along the Potomac regarding the Iran nuclear framework, ISIS, the Ukraine crisis, the rise of Chinese power and a half dozen other important U.S. foreign policy challenges, how better to think about these problems than to seek council from the two most impressive strategists of the post World War II era – the late Lee Kuan Yew and Henry Kissinger.

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A Divided China

quoting Alice L. Millervia Huffington Post
Thursday, April 9, 2015

Understanding the dynamics of Chinese politics has always been part science, part art, and part mystery.

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Arms Control In Asia: Back To The Future?

mentioning Sidney D. Drell, James Goodbyvia The Diplomat
Monday, April 6, 2015

Nuclear reductions and disarmament are not necessarily smart ideas. Even with the successful elimination of nuclear weapons, the tasks of strategy – deterrence, extended deterrence, and arms control – do not go away.

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A Test Of South Korea’s Diplomatic Skills

by Barry Strauss via Military History in the News
Thursday, April 2, 2015

Small and medium-sized states located between great powers often develop impressive survival skills. At the dawn of history in the third millennium BC, the smaller city-states of Sumer no doubt had to scramble to survive the wars between such giants as Lagash and Umma or Uruk and Ur.

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The 'Three Phases' Of Chinese Innovation

by Bruce McKern, George Yipvia Forbes
Monday, March 23, 2015

In the space of less than four decades Chinese companies have moved from outright imitation to pure business innovation, in parallel with and contributing to the country’s extraordinary growth. The ‘three phases’ of this shift, while not strictly sequential, provide a narrative of relentless refinement of China’s innovative capacity.