Washington Needlessly Escalates South China Sea Crisis

China-US Focus. November 4, 2015.

Dealing with Bad Allies: the Case for Moral Realism

National Interest (Online). October 22, 2015.

Time for America to Abandon Afghanistan

National Interest (Online). October 13, 2015.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership: Washington’s Unwise Exclusion of China

Aspenia Online. October 10, 2015.

Xi-Obama Summit: Modest Achievements and Missed Opportunities

China-US Focus. October 5, 2015.

The Xi-Obama Summit: Spurn the China-Bashers

China Daily. September 29, 2015.

Dealing with a Prickly Russia

Aspenia Online. September 16, 2015.

Could China’s Economic Troubles Spark a War?

National Interest (Online). September 6, 2015.

A Little More Money, a Lot More Problems: Japan’s Defense Dilemma

National Interest (Online). September 2, 2015.

China: The Mishandled Issue in the U.S. Presidential Election Campaign

China-US Focus. August 31, 2015.

Washington’s Fondness for ‘Friendly’ Dictators

The National Interest (Online). August 17, 2015.

Seeking an Elusive Balance in U.S. Attitudes toward China

China-US Focus. July 27, 2015.

Keeping Americans Excited about War

National Interest (Online). July 17, 2015.

The New Front in the Global War on Drugs

National Interest (Online). June 29, 2015.

Synthetic Drugs Are Very Dangerous. Let’s Legalize Them.

Washington Post. June 18, 2015.

Turbulent Triangle: US, Russia, China Relations

Aspenia Online. June 17, 2015.

A Chinese Pivot to Latin America?

China-US Focus. June 8, 2015.

Here’s How to Avoid World War Three

National Interest (Online). June 3, 2015.

Washington’s Free-Riding East Asian Allies

Aspenia Online. May 22, 2015.

Is America about to Make a Fatal Mistake in the South China Sea?

National Interest (Online). May 18, 2015.

NATO, European Spending and US Grievances

Aspenia Online. May 12, 2015.

Ambivalence about a More Assertive Japan

China-US Focus. April 29, 2015.

The Japan Dilemma: Asia’s Next Geopolitical Nightmare?

National Interest (Online). April 26, 2015.

Alienating Russia: How Washington’s Middle East Policy May Suffer

Real Clear Defense. April 25, 2015.

No Cigar: Obama’s Cuba Critics Are Dead Wrong

National Interest (Online). April 17, 2015.