Going to IQMR – Some Summer Asian Security Reading – Back in August

I am off to the Institute for Qualitative and and Multi-Method Research for their summer training at Syracuse University. Take a look at the syllabus. Whoa. ‘Can you spell ‘Bayesian hermeneutics’ correctly, little Johnny? No? Me neither!’ But the preparation … Continue reading

What I am Reading

CURRENT READING: James Clavell, Tai-Pan, 1966   Recently READ or WATCHED: 2019 Books/Articles: John Ikenberry & Daniel Nexon, “Hegemony Studies 3.0: The Dynamics of Hegemonic Orders,” 2019 James Clavell, Shogun, 1975 Mark Bowden, “Top Military Officers Unload on Trump,” 2019 George Conway, … Continue reading


“North Korea is Ultimately China’s Problem,” with Isaac Fish, Foreign Affairs, June 8, 2018   “Trump’s North Korean Nuclear Theatrics,” New York Review of Books, June 5, 2018   “History Wars in 2018? (Japan-Korea),” Debate with Jennifer Lind, Asan Institute, … Continue reading