John Pollock examines the increasingly assertive maritime role of China in the South China Sea and the historical prism through which Beijing approaches the region.
East Asia Region
John Pollock examines the role of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in China’s world view as the financial weight of Beijing is increasingly felt by US allies and opponents alike.
John Pollock explains the significance of the 2015 Victory Day parade in Beijing, and how it is shaping the future of Asia’s worldview.
In 2008, Daniel Craig made his second on screen appearance as James Bond in Quantum of Solace. In the 22nd instalment of the franchise, Craig is pursuing a group of shadowy and nefarious billionaires who are hell-bent on securing a barren tract of Bolivian desert in exchange for facilitating a military coup d’état. So what Read More…
Margaret looks at the arsenal of military technology displayed on the Chinese military parade, including the game changing “carrier killer”
John Pollock uncovers some of China’s old wounds that remain from Japan’s role from WWII.
Margaret analyzes the spectacle and ramifications of China’s recent display of military power
John Pollock discusses the destabilizing economic relationship between China and Japan, which heavily relates to the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands.
Continuing his in-depth series on the militaries of the Asia Pacific region, Shahryar Pasandideh discusses the Royal Malaysian Navy.
In his latest article on the militaries of the Asia Pacific region, Shahryar Pasandideh examines the rapidly expanding Navy of Myanmar and its increasingly important role in territorial security.