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The Re-Pivot to Asia?
The Re-Pivot to Asia?
U.S. Gets More Active in the South China Sea

The U.S. sends a “small armada” to the South China Sea.

The Re-Pivot to Asia?
U.S. Pushes to Revive Naval Coalition With India

So far, no dice.

The Re-Pivot to Asia?
Does Obama Mean What He Says?

As the Obama Administration ratchets up the rhetoric over China’s ambitions in the South China Sea, allies and enemies alike continue to wonder whether the United States really means what it says—or if this is yet another “red line” like the one Assad faced down with ease in Syria.

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Pressuring Pyongyang

An analysis of their trade flows suggests so.


We are greatly saddened here at The American Interest to hear about the death of our friend, colleague, and mentor Zbigniew Brzezinski.

China's Big Money Diplomacy

China wants to help Egypt construct a new capital—but can they follow through?

social norms

The President’s assault on P.C. was at least partly successful. That is both good and bad.

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