History has shown that a U.S. policy that relies on Chinese pressure on North Korea will fail, and that progress toward peace can only be achieved despite Beijing’s involvement, not because of it.
Singapore's contingency plans for possible Hong Kong-style protests;
ISIS recruiters prey on vulnerable expats in Southeast Asia;
Washington's latest proposal: Grade the "Belt and Road";
Kim Jong-Un gains the upper hand in negotiations with Washington;
Taiwan sounds the invasion alarm
Thai army chief wary of Hong Kong-type unrest;
India receives a warning about Huawei;
China eyes additional naval base in Cambodia;
The trade consequences of Kashmir;
Sino-Russian balancing, and Mongolia
The US armed forces are waking up to the fact that cities are likely to be the main environment for tomorrow’s battles and that they have some catching up to do with their rivals, as Jacob McCarty reports.
The breakdown of Hong Kong’s autonomy is a failure for China, as its current President Xi Jinping has no good options from which to choose.