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Evolving the Five Eyes: Opportunities and Challenges in the New Strategic Landscape, Macdonald Laurier Institute, September, 2021

US Command and Control Across the Spectrum of Gray-Zone Operations in the East China Sea, NBR Special Report 90, 25 May, 2021.

Britain and the Quadrilateral, The Journal for Indo-Pacific Affairs, 23 December, 2020.

Reconstructing Order: the Geopolitical Risks in China’s Digital Silk Road, Asia Policy, NBR, 28 January, 2020

The Art of Deceit: How China and Russia use sharp power to subvert the West, Henry Jackson Society Report, 19 December, 2019

Strategies for the Indo-Pacific: Perceptions of the US and likeminded countries, Hudson Institute Report, Chapter, December 2019

Hong Kong: the Steady Erosion of Freedom, Henry Jackson Society Report, June 10, 2019

Defending our Data: Huawei, 5G, and the Five Eyes, Henry Jackson Society Report, May 16, 2019

Australia’s economic, infrastructural, and security objectives in the Indo-Pacific, Axel Berkofsky (ed). in Geopolitics by Another Name: the Indo-Pacific Reality, (ISPI) February 1, 2019

The South China Sea: Why it matters to ‘Global Britain’Henry Jackson Society Report, January 31, 2019

Negotiating the Peace: Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula, Henry Jackson Society Report, September 12, 2018

Japan-Australia Security Cooperation in the Bilateral and Multilateral Contexts, International Affairs, June, 2018

Global Britain in the Indo-Pacific, Henry Jackson Society Report, May 22, 2018

China and the Rules-based Order, Submission for Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry, February 2018

Hong Kong after 20 Years: the roll back of civil, human, and legal rightsHenry Jackson Report, October 31, 2017

Book Review: China Matters: Getting it Right for Australia,” The RUSI Journal, (Taylor & Francis, August 2017)

The US-Japan-Australia Trilateral against the backdrop of US Grand Strategy“, Matteo Dian (ed.) US Foreign Policy in a Challenging World, (Springer Books, July 2017)

Safeguarding our Systems: Managing Investment in the UK’s Digital and Critical National Infrastructure, Henry Jackson Report (July 2017)

Book Review: The Trump Phenomenon and the Future of US Foreign PolicyThe RUSI Journal, (Taylor & Francis, April 2017)

Quasi-Alliances, Managing the Rise of China, and Domestic Politics: The US-Japan-Australia Trilateral 1991-2015“. PhD Thesis, (London School of Economics, 2016)

Review: Deciphering the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,” International Politics Reviews, (Springer Publishers, December 2013)

Tokyo Trade-offs: Shinzo Abe’s Hedging Strategy against China,” The RUSI Journal, (Taylor & Francis, April 2013)

The ROK Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan”, Scott Snyder (ed.) Global Korea: South Korea’s Contributions to International Security, (Council of Foreign Relations Press, 2012)

The Potential for Sino-US Discord in the South China Sea,” The RUSI Journal, (Taylor & Francis, April 2011)

“Book Review: China’s Rise and the Two Koreas: Politics, Economics, Security” The RUSI Journal, (Taylor & Francis, May 2010)

Japan’s Contributions to Intl. Security and PeacekeepingSubmission for Foreign Affairs Committee Inquiry, (Parliament of the UK, 2008)

China’s Interest in Afghanistan, Council of Geostrategy, 19 August, 2021.

What the UK’s Tilt to the Indo-Pacific Means for India, Observer Research Foundation, 28 March, 2021.

China and Russia: Closing the Maritime System? Council on Geostrategy, 10 March, 2021.

America’s New Great Power Problem, National Interest, 23 January 2021

Measuring Shinzo Abe’s influence on the Indo-Pacific, Asia Pacific Bulletin, 22 October, 2020

South Korea’s Growing 5G Dilemma, CSIS Commentary, 7 July, 2020

Pacific Trident III: Strengths and Weaknesses of the US Alliance System Under Gray Zone Operations, Security Nexus, 26 June, 2020

The World Health Organization has come under China’s growing – and malign – influence, The Telegraph, 14 April, 2020

The Covid-19 Crisis and Coming Cold War, Security Nexus, 30 March, 2020

Is Canada ready for the new age of power politics? Macdonald Laurier,  25 March, 2020

The UK risks plunging the Five Eyes Alliance into crisis, The Telegraph, 4 March, 2020

The UK’s Spooks are Wrong to Downplay the Risks of Huawei, The Telegraph, 14 January, 2020

Exploring China’s Orwellian Silk Road,The National Interest, 7 January, 2020

‘People power victory’ in Hong Kong looks more like a tactical retreat, The Telegraph, 18 June, 2019

President Xi’s strongman tactics have severely backfired in Hong Kong, The Telegraph, June 12, 2019

It’s time for Britain to find its spine and start standing up to China, The Telegraph, June 10, 2019

There’s no way we can trust the tech arm of the Chinese state, The Telegraph, April 24, 2019

With Britain focused on Brussels, the Special Relationship is coming under strain, The Telegraph, April 12, 2019.

Huawei to the Danger Zone, The National Interest, May 20, 2019

What happens next in US-North Korea relations? The National Interest, March 12, 2019

Trump has learned a valuable lesson from North Korea, to walk away, The Telegraph, February 28, 2019

The United States needs a plan to compete with Huawei, The National Interest, February 22, 2019

Gavin Williamson’s critics miss the point: there is a strong case for resisting Chinese aggression, The Telegraph, February 17, 2019

Charting Britain’s Moves in the South China Sea, RUSI Commentary, February 6, 2019

Global Britain and Global Japan: A New Alliance in the Indo-Pacific? Asia Pacific Bulletin, January 31, 2019

Forget talk of an EU army, the West needs NATO more than ever, The Telegraph, January 24, 2019

China now appears ready to use execution as a weapon of diplomacy, CapX, January 17, 2019

Armed build-up means extraterrestrial warfare no longer a fantasy, The Telegraph, January 4, 2019

‘Rethinking’ Nehru for a rising India, The National Interest, December 25, 2018

Britain Returns to the Indo-Pacific, APPS Policy Forum, December 18, 2018

To ban or to Banbury? RUSI Commentary, December 7, 2018

Huawei CFO’s arrest could torpedo Trump and Xi’s ceasefire and rock the smartphone giant, Business Insider, December 6, 2018.

Should the UK follow its allies lead and ban Huawei?, CapX, November 22, 2018

What kind of power does India want to be? National Interest, November 18, 2018

Spying Chinese Microships give the West an Electric Shock, The Times – Red Box, October 9, 2018

Achieving Peace on the Korean PeninsulaThe Diplomat, September 13, 2018

AUKMIN 2018: The Future of Global Britain? RUSI Commentary, August 14, 2018

What Kim Jong-un really wants hasn’t changedThe Interpreter, August 7, 2018

Our companies have been open to foreign espionage for too long – now that is changingThe Telegraph, July 24, 2018

Explaining the Japan-Australia relationship: It’s complicated… International Affairs Blog, July 13, 2018

NATO can still salvage this Summit – here’s how, The Telegraph, July 11, 2018

Lessons from the America-Japan Trade War of the 1980s, The National Interest, June 2, 2018

Ambiguity the only certainty as the dust settles on the Singapore Summit, East Asia Forum, June 17, 2018

It’s not just Rolls Royce, China’s stealing everything that’s not nailed down, The Telegraph, June 16, 2018

Just Denuclearization? What Trump really wants from Kim, ISPI, June 11, 2018

Chinese Strategy in Full Force in Australia, Sydney Morning Herald, June 3, 2018

India’s Ambiguity and the China Threat, RUSI Commentary, May 24, 2018

Global Britain and an emering India in the background of the Commonwealth Summit, ORF, May 4, 2018

Even if it fails, the North Korean ‘Peace Summit’ is an incredible breakthrough, The Telegraph, April 27, 2018

Kim and Moon’s Meeting was Historic, but what are the Ramifications? iNews, the Daily Briefing, April 27, 2018

Against all odds. is Trump about to solve the North Korea crisis? The Telegraph, March 29, 2018

There is a slim but real chance of peace – as long as the US doesn’t concede too muchThe Telegraph, March 10, 2018

The Myth of Chinese ContainmentThe Interpreter, March 9, 2018

Japan is back on the world stage, The National Interest, February 4, 2018

China is tightening its high-tech tyranny. Theresa May should not be rushing to please it, The Telegraph, February 3, 2018

Britain can be a power in Asia, The Interpreter, January 22, 2018

UK-Japan Cooperation in Preserving the Liberal OrderHuffington Post, January 11, 2018

Looking to create a ‘Global Britain’? Japan and the Royal Navy might have the answer, The Telegraph, December 15, 2017

Just living with a nuclear North Korea shouldn’t be an optionThe Telegraph,  November 30, 2017

In an era of Brexit and Chinese power, is it time for a UK-India ‘special relationship’? RUSI Newsbrief, November 23 , 2017

A reborn quadrilateral to deter ChinaThe Interpreter,November 9 , 2017

China’s dominance is growing – but in the long run, it’s a paper tiger, The Telegraph, November 8 , 2017

If Britain is to leave the EU, it must double-down on NATO, The National Interest,  October 05, 2017

The Next Election Shock could be Japan – a Nation in Despair whose Rebels offer Hope, The Telegraph, 29 September, 2017

The Trump Administration’s North Korea Strategy, ISPI, September 25 2017

Should you be worried about a War with North Korea, The Telegraph, August 10 , 2017

Risky business: keeping an eye on Chinese investment, Politico.eu, July 27, 2017

Time for Five Eyes to coordinate on Chinese tech investment, The Interpreter, July 26, 2017

Pushback: Why the Five Eyes intelligence alliance should keep Chinese investors at bay, The National Interest, July 25, 2017

We are sleepwalking towards a global war – and Russia and China are enabling it, The Sydney Morning Herald, July 4, 2017

Panama has ditched Taiwan. Here’s why it matters for America, The National Interest, June 22, 2017

A Taiwanese arms deal could be used as leverage in the Korean crisis, The National Interest, May 29, 2017

Donald Trump has set the ball rolling on North Korea, but China has the next move, The Telegraph, April 27, 2017

Nuclear war or the status quo: How Chinese-American confrontation over North Korea might play out, The Telegraph, April 18, 2017

The North’s nuclear brinkmanship is all too rational, The Sunday Telegraph, April 16, 2017

North Korea in for some Trump-style shock and awe, The Interpreter, April 14, 2017

America has a THAAD problem in the ROK, IAPS Dialogue, April 6, 2017

America, Japan, and the UK: A new three-way alliance? The National Interest, April 4, 2017

Brow-beating China about NK is risky business – Donald Trump must tread carefully, The Telegraph, April 3, 2017

Tense times for South Korea, the shrimp surrounded by Whales, The Interpreter, March 11, 2017

China’s fear of the US prevents any defusing of the North Korea threat, The Telegraph, March 6, 2017

Is North Korea’s use of chemical weapons in Malaysia a step too far? The Telegraph, February 24, 2017

Is America still the Anchor of European Defense? The National Interest, February 23, 2017

North Korea is a terrifying rogue state – but it is its own citizens who suffer the most, The Telegraph, February 16, 2017

Putting Security into Prime Minister Theresa May’s New Industrial Strategy, RUSI Newsbrief, February 15, 2017

North Korea Ruler Routinely Assassinates his Enemies. But it’s their Nukes we Should Worry AboutThe TelegraphFebruary 14, 2017

Don’t Forget the Treatment of North Korean DefectorsThe DiplomatFebruary 12, 2017

How cautious can we afford to be with foreign investment? CapX, January 31, 2017

When Theresa May meets Donald Trump, China will be the elephant in the room, The Telegraph, January 26, 2017

Trump’s Bromance with Putin will Split the West in Two, CNN, December 19, 2016

Foreign Investment in Critical National Infrastructure Needs a Review Process, LSE Business Review, October 11, 2016

What’s Driving China’s Behaviour in the East China Sea? RUSI CommentaryAug 11, 2016

Are Japan and the UK Trading Places? The National Interest, July 18, 2016

What kind of Foreign and security posture should post-Brexit Britain adopt?, RUSI Commentary, July 4, 2016

Should Obama Apologize in Hiroshima? The National Interest, May 16, 2016

What the Bush Era can teach us About Asia The National Interest, April 14 2016

The Rise of the New Authoritarians, The National Interest, February 8, 2016

The China Role of the US-Japan Trilaterals, The National Interest, December 6, 2015

Looking to China, Britain Searches for a New Global Role, The National Interest, November 4, 2015

The PRC: Britain’s New Special Relationship? PacNet, Oct 27, 2015

No Deal: Why North Korea won’t be the next Iran, The National Interest, August 25, 2015

How America can Restrain China in the South China Sea, The National Interest, May 27, 2015

How will the new US-Japan Defense Guidelines affect regional security? CSIS Commentary, May 14, 2015

Japan-UK Ties and the Quiet Revolution in Japanese Foreign Policy, Stratfor, The Hub, February 13, 2015.

Understanding the US Pivot: Past, Present, and Future, RUSI Commentary, November 26, 2014

Scottish Independence and the Impact on Security, LSE Politics Blog, September 2014

Arguing For and Against a Peace Treaty on the Korean PeninsulaEast Asia ForumAugust 10, 2013

Hedging: the Real US Policy Toward China? The DiplomatMay 13, 2013

A Cold War Response to North Korea, Special for CNN, February 2013

Options for China and Japan in the East China Sea, RUSI Commentary, January 17, 2013

Does China Need to Change its Japan Policy, The Diplomat, November 12, 2012

Lessons Learned? Responding to North Korea’s Latest ProvocationsPacNetApril 17, 2012

New Year, New Kim, Same Policies, Global Public Square Blog, CNN, January 2010

The West Stares into the Afghan Abyss, CNN Commentary, July 2009

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