The impulse that drove America to look to China was brought about by harsh economic realities, and ideological considerations would consistently take second place.
A religion-based, Ottomanistic definition of Turkish identity not only challenges the Kemalist roots of the state but also contributes to a postmodernisation of them.
The US strategic “pivot” to India can be a source of stability to India-China relations, depending on how India’s foreign policy balances both US and China.
Asia’s energy future depends on increasing energy efficiency, reducing fossil fuel imports, and increasing the role of renewable and nuclear energies.
By lacking a coherent strategy, the Soviet Union failed to acknowledge the possibility that the US could be seeking an easing of tensions with both communist superpowers.
Current Chinese Internet censorship efforts resemble a petitioning (complaint) system Chinese leaders have employed in various forms since the Zhou dynasty.
The intervention in East Timor illustrated how armed force can save lives, but intervention in Kosovo failed to provide a long-term solution and did more harm than good.
Political corruption in Southeast Asia is an important threat to political and economic security, as external influences on corruption create domestic insecurity.
A naval approach to Somali piracy is & will continue to be ineffective – it doesn’t address its root causes. Piracy will continue without a human security approach.
Japan’s perception of China cannot be described as an ‘absence of fear.’ Rather, the dichotomous Sino-Japanese relationship is one of ‘hot economics, cold politics’.
Due to crucial political, strategic, military and security difficulties, the Asia-Pacific region is experiencing less naval cooperation than the Western nations.
Sex work is not legitimate work or an expression of agency. It is a social issue which can be tackled through delegitimising consumers rather than alienating prostitutes.