How LNG Trade May Boost U.S.-India Energy Relationship

By Robert Poulson-Houser The United States has conditionally approved liquid natural gas (LNG) exports from nine different facilities, two of which have inked deals to sell to India’s largest state-owned natural gas company, GAIL. These two deals alone could equal…

Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

As CSIS President & CEO John Hamre recently argued on cogitASIA, a key issue facing policymakers in the Indo-Pacific littoral is enhancing Asia’s maritime security. The CSIS Asia Program launches a new project titled The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative at…

Reviewing U.S. Statements on the Rebalance to Asia

By Zack Cooper The U.S. rebalance to Asia has been one of the Obama administration’s top foreign policy priorities. In implementing the rebalance, the administration should be commended for its efforts to negotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and to enhance…

China on Ebola: Fighting Internal Illness

By Brandon Cleary   The Chinese government has been criticized for its relatively slow and initially inadequate response to the ongoing Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but this criticism has not fallen on deaf ears in Beijing. China is now…