John Pollock discusses the potential of a ceasefire breakdown following the recent cross-border clashes between Pakistan and India in Kashmir.
Tensions with China are Securing Shinzo Abe’s Domestic and Regional Ambitions for Japan
In this article, John Pollock discusses the strategic moves that Japan is making under Shinzo Abe as tensions with China increase.
Beijing’s A2/AD Doctrine is Challenging the United States Dominance of the Western Pacific
China is putting pressure on the US Navy in the western pacific using a strategy based on asymmetric warfare known as A2/AD. John Pollock discusses China’s increased military capabilities and what it means for the United States.
After the Hague Tribunal’s Ruling on the South China Sea, Beijing isn’t Backing Down
Is China adhering to international law? John Pollock discusses Beijing’s recent activity in the South China Sea and the response from the international community.
Xi Jinping is Now China’s Most Powerful Leader Since Deng Xiaoping
John Pollock discusses Xi Jinping’s increasing power and influence in China, and the growing cult of personality surrounding his leadership.
Will China Implement an Air Defence Identification Zone (ADIZ) in the South China Sea?
John Pollock analyzes the maritime dispute between Japan and China in the East China Sea.
A Cycle of Escalation is Underway between Washington and Beijing
In his article, John Pollock analyzes how the militarization of the disputed waters in the South China Sea led to increased tensions between China and the US.
The Return of Japan’s Ambition: Shinzo Abe’s Assertive Foreign Policy
In his article, John Pollock analyzes the shift in Japanese foreign policy after Shinzo Abe took office in 2012.
Japan Prepares for Anti-Access/Area Denial (A2/AD) in the East China Sea
In order to secure its position in the East China Sea, Japan prepares to develop its own A2/AD strategy to deny maritime spaces to Chinese naval forces.
Narenda Modi and the Question of Hindu Nationalism in India- Part II
John Pollock discusses the 2002 massacres in Gujarat state under then chief minister Narendra Modi and asks whether the same mistakes are being made again in India