Taiwan’s contentious presidential race is over, and the incumbent, Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party, has been re-elected with over 8 million votes, a record in Taiwan’s history. READ MORE

Like other post-industrial economies—including several in East Asia—Taiwan's population is projected to begin declining and aging within the next few years. The implications will reach every part of Taiwan's society, including its defense. READ MORE

Nontraditional security challenges—issues that transcend borders and occur outside the threat of military conflict—demand collaboration between a range of state and nonstate actors, from international organizations to NGOs.[1] The concep READ MORE

May 14, 2019 | Commentary | 38 North

Last month, the world learned that North Korea attempted to sell submarine designs to Taiwan in 2016. READ MORE

In 2004, Australia, India, Japan, and the U.S. worked together to respond to the devastating Indian Ocean tsunami. In 2007, these four countries formed the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue – the Quad – seeking to deepen their cooperation, only to disband after a year. READ MORE

July 25, 2018 | Opinion | Inkstick

October 8 will mark the 20th anniversary of a declaration between Japan and South Korea to “squarely face the past and develop relations based on mutual understanding and trust.” This month, the foreign ministers of Japan READ MORE

April 13, 2018 | Stimson Spotlight

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November 21, 2017 | Opinion | The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs

Just as U.S. READ MORE

The United States must ensure that its military can adapt to an evolving threat environment to maintain its relative advantage vis-à-vis potential adversaries. Should the U.S. tackle this task unilaterally, however, the perception of relative U.S. READ MORE

June 28, 2017 | Opinion | The Diplomat

In 2015, Japan’s census confirmed that its population had decreased for the first time since the government began counting in 1920. READ MORE

April 27, 2017 | Opinion | The Diplomat

Tensions between Japan and South Korea are an ongoing concern, with controversies relating to historical issues periodically souring diplomatic relations. READ MORE

When President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines announced a “separation from the United States” and a warming of Sino-Philippines relations during his state visit in China on October 20, disagreement READ MORE