Mikkal E. Herberg
This is the introduction to the NBR Special Report "Asia's Energy Security and China's Belt and Road Initiative."
This essay examines the factors, mechanisms, and implications of energy cooperation under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and analyzes how the initiative could reshape the current international energy order.
This essay examines the interplay between the return of China’s national oil companies (NOCs) to international mergers and acquisitions and China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI).
This essay assesses the scale and energy dimensions of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), identifies key obstacles, and discusses the implications for energy geopolitics.
This essay examines how the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road under China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) relates to Beijing’s quest for energy security and draws implications for Japan, India, South Korea, and the U.S.
Christopher P. Twomey
This essay argues that the second nuclear age in Asia is likely to be highly dangerous and unstable based on lessons from history and implications from theory.
This essay examines the implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance of Russia’s nuclear saber-rattling in the wake of the Ukraine crisis and NATO’s response.
This essay examines how North Korea’s potential deployment of nuclear-tipped ballistic missiles could fundamentally transform the geostrategic landscape in Northeast Asia and draws implications for the U.S.-Japan alliance.
This essay examines the evolution of North Korea’s nuclear and missile program and highlights the political and military implications of this evolving threat for the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea (ROK).
J. James Kim
This essay explores the domestic and regional constraints on South Korea with respect to its North Korea policy and identifies the lack of internal and external consensus as a significant hurdle to long-term policy planning and implementation.