Al Qaeda and the Taliban: Not the Same Thing

National Interest (Online). June 18, 2014.

Is Japan Serious about a New Security Role?

China-US Focus. June 5, 2014.

Did Iraq Just Vote to Commit Suicide?

Gulan Media. June 2, 2014.

Could Washington be Dragged into a “Sea” of Fire?

National Interest (Online). May 24, 2014.

Washington Enables Egypt’s New Dictators

Gulan Media. May 21, 2014.

Accepting Spheres of Influence in the 21st Century

Aspenia Online. May 7, 2014.

Washington’s Growing Security Ties with Manila Risk Alienating China

China-US Focus. April 28, 2014.

Book Review: The Shock and Awing of America

Washington Times. April 21, 2014.

Washington’s Biggest Strategic Mistake

National Interest (Online). April 18, 2014.

Beijing’s Nervous Ambivalence about Crimea

China-US Focus. March 31, 2014.

Are the Baltic States Next?

National Interest (Online). March 24, 2014.

US Security Retrenchment: The First Effects of a Modest Shift

Aspenia Online. March 17, 2014.

Ukraine Should Have Kept Its Nukes

National Interest (Online). March 12, 2014.

Hagel’s Futile Quest for NATO Burden Sharing

National Interest (Online). March 4, 2014.

Washington’s Dilemma with China: Security vs Economics

Aspenia Online. February 26, 2014.

Washington’s Destructive Quest for Reliable Arab Allies

Aspenia Online. February 17, 2014.

Time for Tough Love in East Asia

National Interest (Online). February 13, 2014.

Is India the Latest Component of a U.S.-Led Encirclement Strategy against China?

China-US Focus. February 12, 2014.

The West and Iran in Central Asia: More Competition or Cooperation?

Aspenia Online. January 15, 2014.

Hawks Are Deluded about Iraq January 14, 2014.

Can Iraq Survive?

National Interest (Online). January 14, 2014.

US Response to China’s ADIZ Biased

China Daily USA. December 23, 2013.

U.S. Congress Tries to Sabotage Diplomacy toward Iran

Gulan Media. December 18, 2013.

Vigilantes in Mexico: A Warning Sign of Chaos

National Interest (Online). December 11, 2013.

China’s Meager Typhoon Relief Aid: Is Beijing Sending a Geopolitical Message?

China-US Focus. November 28, 2013.