Join us at AEI as a panel of experts convene to discuss the future of disputed territories in the East China Sea, if these disputes can be resolved through judicial settlement, and what increased conflict would mean for US interests in the region.
More importantly, when Obama sat down with Abe for sushi on April 23, he hopefully recognized that the Japanese prime minister may represent the last, best hope for keeping alive the administration's pivot, to Asia.
The president, members of Congress and other officials are visiting everywhere from Seoul to Kuala Lumpur at almost an unprecedented rate. Many, especially liberal states, are looking for signs of American resolve on these visits.
Crimea has made manifestly clear how important Europe and NATO remain to global security. The continual weakening of the U.S. and European military posture provided an opportunity for aggressive opportunism when the chance presented itself.
In the midst of the greatest threat to European stability since the Balkans war of the 1990s, and perhaps back to the Berlin Crisis of 1961, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon just announced that the European Union's primary focus should be on fighting climate change.
Auslin reviews Robert Kaplan's latest book entitled, Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific.The book analyzes America's role in maintaining stability in Asia, Chinese hegemony throughout Southeast Asia, and the transformation of geopolitics in the 21st century.