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Arms Race in Asia
Arms Race in Asia
China Spurs Submarine Spending Spree

China is leading the pack in expanding its fleet of submarines—and the rest of Asia is scrambling to catch up.

Arms Race in Asia
Tokyo Wants New Fighter Jets to Counter Beijing

Japan’s efforts are a direct response to China’s new aircraft.

Arms Race in Asia
U.S. to Dock Stealth Destroyers in Japan

The move by the U.S. is a reminder to China of the sophistication of U.S. weapons systems.

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Risky Business

The Long March toward a Chinese meltdown continues.

Make NATO Great Again

Is this the Trump effect?

Terror in the Philippines

The Philippine president cut short his Russia trip to deal with a terrorist outbreak at home.

The Nork's Nukes

As North Korea’s missile progress proceeds apace, the U.S. is coming ever closer to a binary choice: war with North Korea or acceptance of its deterrent.

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A state-run insurance system would cost more than California spends on all other public services—education, police, pensions, and more—combined.

Energy Innovation

How close are renewables to a shale-like boom?

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