The process of liberalization in China is not a naturally occurring phenomenon. How should the West approach China's rolling back of economic liberties?
The mass protests underway in Hong Kong are reminiscent of the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square. Will Beijing brutally crack down on the students of Hong Kong? Political activists in Taiwan, Tibet, and Xinjiang are watching Beijing's reaction closely.
Xi Jinping shares with Putin an ambition to recoup lost prestige and its rightful territory, which is why Beijing cannot bring itself to criticize Moscow's actions in Ukraine, despite its longstanding admonitions about respecting state sovereignty.
Over the coming decades, some of the greatest challenges to the United States are likely to emanate from the Asia-Pacific region. If America is to meet these challenges comprehensively, strategists will have to learn more about Asia, and Asian scholars, policymakers, and analysts will need to better understand the enduring and timeless principles of strategy.
Exporting Alaskan natural gas to Japan would strengthen a critical strategic relationship, freeing Japan from dependency upon potentially unstable or nondemocratic regimes.
US policy in Asia appears to be little more than an attempt to hold the line with China. The Obama adminstration lacks a strategy to contest China's revisionist goals.
China's decision to deny Hong Kong free elections in 2017 reveals Beijing's disregard for international agreements. China continues to threaten liberal values whenever it senses a lack of opposition in Asia.
What would happen if U.S. forces in Asia gradually thinned out over the next decade, due to demands elsewhere or continued budget cuts that Congress hasn't repealed? The vacuum that plagues the Middle East and Eastern Europe would begin to emerge in Asia, too.
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