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Federated Defense in Asia

By Kathleen Hicks & Michael J. Green The following post draws on the work of the CSIS Federated Defense in Asia project, which released its findings in December 2014. As regional security challenges grow in Asia, it is increasingly important…

CogitAsia Podcast: Singapore After LKY

This week we discuss the global reaction to the passing of Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew with CSIS Sumitro Chair Senior Fellow Murray Hiebert. Hiebert describes Lee’s legacy, explains what Lee and the Singaporean people have accomplished, and assesses whether Singapore’s politics will be more…

CogitAsia Podcast: AIIB Dustup

This week we discuss the U.S. reaction to China’s new infrastructure bank, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Simon Chair Deputy Director Amy Studdart describes the bank’s origins, explains why Washington’s critique of its allies for joining AIIB has proven…