December 12, 2019
China’s approach to Japan, its most economically powerful neighbor and a key U.S. treaty ally for nearly 70 years, is an important metric with which to assess China’s rapidly expanding role in the...
December 11, 2019
The elections in Taiwan in January promise to be one of the region’s most consequential polls in recent decades. With Beijing increasingly vocal about using force to unify the island with China,...
November 25, 2019
Xi Zhongxun’s “soft touch” approach to the region contrasts dramatically with his son’s crackdown. On November 16, the New York Times , drawing on leaked documents, reported new details on Xi Jinping...
November 21, 2019
Many scholars and policymakers in the United States accept the narrative that China is a revisionist state challenging the U.S.-dominated international liberal order. The narrative assumes that there...
November 14, 2019
The past few years have been a golden age for the U.S.-Taiwan relationship. Security cooperation between Washington and Taipei has deepened, the U.S. Congress has passed legislation such as the...
November 8, 2019
Many studies have explored the importance of public opinion in British foreign policy decision-making, especially when it comes to the UK's relations with the United States and the European Union...
November 1, 2019
Chinese views of nuclear escalation are key to assessing the potential for nuclear escalation in a crisis or armed conflict between the United States and China, but they have not been examined...
October 30, 2019
Unlike the historical East Asia, today’s East Asia has a different geopolitical landscape. The United States has maintained a strong military and diplomatic presence in the region. China is...
October 24, 2019
The period from 2019 to 2020 is critical in determining whether the World Trade Organization (WTO), tasked with eliminating capacity-enhancing fisheries subsidies, can deliver to the world an...
October 12, 2019
In its long history, China has deployed substantial naval power, but only episodically. It never faced sustained naval threats, so the country’s maritime frontier was not a perennial strategic...

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