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Asia Pacific Security

What is Russia signalling by circumnavigating Japan?

Russia has circumnavigated Japan, signalling its role as a great power-player in the Asia-Pacific. During the Cuban Missile Crisis over 50 years ago, U.S. Secretary of Defense McNamara was known

Asia Pacific Security

Escalating tensions over Senkaku/Diaoyu islands underestimated

The political risks of the Senkaku/Diaoyu island dispute are heavily mispriced in global markets. Conflict is still on the table. For more than a year now Japan and China have

Asia Pacific Security

China’s air-defense zone ratchets up risk for trade and investment

With the announcement of China’s Air-Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) and the following rise in tensions in the East China Sea, economic—and global—catastrophe may be just a shot away. Beijing’s November