5 Oct 2015
Quo Vadis Palestine?
Despite all the bad press it has received, Martin Beck believes the two-state solution is likely to remain the preferred option for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Not only is it still favored by major international actors, but Israel and the PLO have vested interests in keeping the approach alive. More on «Quo Vadis Palestine?»
1 Oct 2015
China Wins the Gray Zone by Default
How should the US respond to China’s ability to undermine its interests while also avoiding military confrontations? Denny Roy believes that Washington should employ more of its intellectual and material assets in strategic ‘gray zones’. They include arming other claimants to South China Sea territories and increasing political pressures on Beijing. More on «China Wins the Gray Zone by Default»
29 Jul 2015
Modi's More Muscular Foreign Policy?
Sumit Ganguly believes that Narendra Modi’s new approach to dealing with Pakistan has three distinct elements – 1) working with India’s other neighbors to put pressure on its rival; 2) responding vigorously to Pakistani ‘provocations’ along their disputed border, and 3) improving trade and commercial ties. See the analysis here. More on «Modi's More Muscular Foreign Policy?»