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Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
August 20, 2014
Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
Chinese government crackdowns may accelerate a trend that is seeing foreign firms move production elsewhere.
Multinationals in China Feel the Heat
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
August 20, 2014
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
The Park Geun-hye administration is using inter-Korean relations to bolster its larger regional strategy.
South Korea's Eurasia Ambitions
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
August 20, 2014
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
Despite close ties, Beijing and Seoul's divergent interests, as well as regional politics, preclude a formal alliance.
Why a China-South Korea Alliance Won't Happen
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
August 20, 2014
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
Larger trade, investment in R&D, and military training point toward a shrinking timeframe for normalization.
Japan’s Military Trade Set to Increase
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
August 19, 2014
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
50,000 ROK troops and 30,000 U.S. troops are involved in the 2014 Ulchi Freedom Guardian exercise.
US, South Korea Begin Annual Joint Exercise
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
August 19, 2014
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
On his last day in South Korea, the pope greeted Korean "comfort women."
Pope Francis Meets Korean ‘Comfort Women’
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
August 18, 2014
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
The Obama Administration’s policy of 'strategic patience' is wearing thin.
Time to Reevaluate US Stance on North Korea?
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
August 17, 2014
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
South Korea’s aggressive fiscal and monetary policies of the last few months have failed to cure its economic woes.
South Korea Lowers Interest Rates, Increases Uncertainty
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
August 16, 2014
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
North Korea wants Indonesia to potentially advocate on its behalf on the world stage.
Will Indonesia Save the Six Party Talks?
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
August 16, 2014
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
The Pentagon and U.S. military continue to dominate the so-called pivot to Asia.
America's 'Military First' Asia Pivot
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
August 16, 2014
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
Can China and the Vatican come to a compromise that allows for formal diplomatic relations?
Can China and the Holy See Overcome Their Differences?
VJ Day in China
August 15, 2014
VJ Day in China
Plus, more Snowden revelations, a Central Asia-focused military drill, and Pope Francis' message to China. Friday links
VJ Day in China
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
August 15, 2014
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
The US today could draw some useful lessons for its Asia policy from the administration of President Gerald Ford.
Ford, Kissinger and US Asia-Pacific Policy
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
August 15, 2014
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
‘It would be unwise to dismiss the dangers of a liberal approach to Vietnamese proliferation.’
The Need to Tread Cautiously on a US-Vietnam Nuclear Deal
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
August 15, 2014
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
New requests for aid could raise the costs of Japan’s continued cooperation with the Hermit Kingdom.
Pyongyang’s New Demands Could Derail Japanese Abductee Negotiations
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
August 15, 2014
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
Pope Francis' offer for North Korean citizens to attend a peace and reconciliation mass was turned down.
North Korea Snubs Pope Francis
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