PacNet #54 – The Other Danger of Anti-Chinese Hysteria
38 North: Lessons to be Learned from Negotiating with North Korea
An argument that the US should learn to challenge its own assumptions about North Korea.
The Diplomat: China Sends Strategic Bombers, Tanks and 1,600 Troops to Russia for Large Military Drill
China’s participation in Russia’s Center-2019 military exercises seen as more evidence of improving bilateral military relations.
The Japan Times: A silver lining in the North Korea nuclear impasse?
An argument that the US and Japan should establish a relationship with North Korea as a means of creating uncertainty for China.
PacNet #53 – Comparative Connections Summary: September 2019
The National Interest: Is the Philippines Becoming Russia’s Newest Ally?
Evidence that there is a budding relationship between the Philippines and Russia.
The Strategist: Mr Morrison goes to Washington
An Australian perspective on Prime Minister Morrison’s upcoming visit to Washington.
The Diplomat: China-Thailand Military Ties in the Headlines With New Shipbuilding Pact
More evidence of China-Thailand defense cooperation.
The Diplomat – Growing India-South Korea Strategic Synergy: The Defense Domain
A summary of actions being taken to improve defense cooperation between South Korea and India.
PacNet #52: Debunking Myths about US-Taiwan Arms Sales