Author profile: Chu Kah Leong

A Strategic Playground: What Are Russia’s Interests in Post-9/11 Central Asia?

A Strategic Playground: What Are Russia’s Interests in Post-9/11 Central Asia?

Moscow’s hegemonic aspirations in Central Asia have led to a complex strategy involving dilution of American presence in the region and limited cooperation with China.

Japan in the Interwar Years: What Caused the Japanese Invasion of China?

Japan in the Interwar Years: What Caused the Japanese Invasion of China?

The intractability of the Japanese army, coupled with defiance of Chinese nationalism, ultimately led to a devastating conflict that resulted in the deaths of millions.

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