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news.com.au 23 June 2018 FIVE days before 60 Minutes aired a program about China’s quest for global dominance, the team received a furious phone call. “Take this down and take it to your leaders!” the voice on the other end was yelling. On the line was Ms Saxian Cao, the Head of Media Affairs at the...

Future Directions International 20 June 2018   I was invited to visit Japan in August 2017 by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The five-day...

CIMSEC 21 June 2018 Great power competition and arms races are back, especially in Asia. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

U.S. Department of State 18 June 2018 SECRETARY POMPEO: Thank you. Thanks, Gerry, and thanks to the Detroit Economic Club for hosting me. It’s great...

BUSINESS DAILY 17 June 2018 A strong, if not pervasive, theme on infrastructure in Africa is one of minimal existence, or lack of infrastructure. Reference...

FP 14 June 2018  As the Middle East becomes ever more unstable, a surprising victor may be emerging: China. Under President Xi Jinping, China has accelerated...

The Maritime Executive 14 June 2018 At the present time, a group of African governments assisted by China are planning future trans-African transportation...

 The Japan Times 12 June 2018 I wrote a column recently about how a longstanding assumption of America’s China policy — that economic integration...

New York Times 8 June 2018 If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most...

The independent March 2018 Djibouti also hosts approximately 4,000 American personnel, including special operations forces. It also serves a launch pad...