Peer Review Journals / Books                                       Commentary / Opinion                     

Safeguarding our Systems: Managing Chinese Investment into the UK’s Digital and Critical National Infrastructure, Henry Jackson Society Report, 18, July, 2017

Written Evidence for Foreign Relations Select Committee Inquiry on UK-China Relations, UK Parliament, 29 April, 2017

Review: The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region, Asian Politics and Policy, 28 April, 2017

Review: The Trump Phenomenon and the Future of US Foreign Policy / Crouching Tiger, The RUSI Journal, 3 April, 2017

How the US Views China’s Rise (p.62)  LSE Ideas Report, May 18, 2016

Review: Intimate Rivals: Japanese Domestic Politics & a Rising China, The RUSI Journal, May 3, 2016

Deciphering the DPRK, International Politics Reviews, 2013

Tokyo Trade-Offs: Shinzo Abe’s Hedging Strategy against China, The RUSI Journal, 2013

East Asian Stabilization: Japanese and South Korean Operations in Afghanistan, Harvard Asia Quarterly, 2012

The Potential for Sino-US Discord in the South China Sea, The RUSI Journal, 2011

Review: China’s Rise and the Two Korea’s, The RUSI Journal, 2010

Beyond the Pacific: UK-Japan-US Trilateral Cooperation, Chapter,  CSIS Issues and Insights: Innovate or Enervate: US-Japan Alliance, March 2013


Books / Chapters

The US-Japan-Australia Trilateral Against the Backdrop of US Grand Strategy, US Foreign Policy in a Challenging World (Switzerland, Springer, 2017), pp.379-393.

The ROK Provincial Reconstruction Team in Afghanistan, ChapterCouncil of Foreign RelationsGlobal Korea: South Korea’s Contribution to Intl. Security, October 2012

A Reborn Quadrilateral to Deter ChinaThe Interpreter, 9 November, 2017

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

If Britain is to leave the EU, it must double-down on NATO, The National Interest, 05 October, 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, 25 September, 2017

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

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