Research by M. Taylor Fravel cited in Bloomberg Businessweek

China and India, two nuclear-armed powers with a combined population of 2.7 billion, have been in an “eyeball-to-eyeball” military stand-off over territory in Bhutan, a kingdom in a remote area of the Himalayas, since mid-June. The flare-up, one of the most serious since China won a border war in 1962, comes as the two rising powers jostle for regional influence.

Op-Ed by Vipin Narang cited in The New York Times

The New York Times

North Korea’s once-unthinkable nuclear and missile capabilities are, as long as the country wants, here to stay. With each North Korean nuclear or missile test, American officials go through a ritual that appears increasingly at odds with reality.