Lake Dodson // Australia may finally accept the responsibility of becoming an internationally recognized, legitimate, nuclear state.
Garrett Ehinger // China is not as affected by U.S. deterrence as American leaders might think. It recognizes the high costs that war with the United States would have...Thus it seeks to provoke the United States into further investment in deterrence while patiently entrenching itself around the globe.
Noah Schwartz // Senator Bernie Sanders’ 2016 and 2020 campaigns reignited the progressive electoral American political project and raised questions about the foreign policy of such a project. To understand the foreign policy of the contemporary American Left, Realist Review reached out to Daniel Bessner.
Anthony Toh Han Yang // Taiwan’s intense efforts at bolstering its defenses may not rule out forceful reunification, making it harder and costlier for China to achieve reunification through violent measures.
Grant W. Turner // Five Questions for John S. Van Oudenaren on China with some career advice for young I.R. scholars at the end.
Alison O’Neil, Austin Hillebrandt, and Sofia Valle // Taipei must take concrete steps now if it is to challenge an increasingly aggressive China.
By Scarlett Kennedy // A general lack of engagement on the part of the United States has left ample space for China to take the lead in Latin America.
By Will Waghorne // From its inception, Wa State has been a potent vehicle for articulating Chinese interests.
By Shravan Krishnan // Between aspiring global powers with nuclear capabilities, avowed non-nuclear states, staunch U.S. allies, and decidedly neutral states, various factors drive the different perspectives of Indo-Pacific powers on AUKUS as China looms large in the background.
By Egor Spirin // The trilemma of American foreign policy makes it more challenging to pursue a clear strategic course and it exacerbates the problem of perception.