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Mercy A. Kuo

Mercy A. Kuo

Mercy Kuo is an advisory board member of CHINADebate and was formerly managing director at the Committee of 100. Dr. Kuo was previously director of the Southeast Asia Studies and Strategic Asia Programs at the National Bureau of Asian Research. She served as an analyst of Northeast and Southeast Asian affairs at the Central Intelligence Agency (2000-2006) and was an affiliate researcher with the Institute of Political Studies at the Polish Academy of Sciences (1997-1999) and lecturer at the University of Warsaw in Poland (1994-1995). Dr. Kuo’s select Asia policy publications include “China’s Strategic Orientation: Assessing Alternative Futures,” China in the 21st Century: History, Security and International Relations, Vol. 3 (Praeger 2014), Strategic Asia 2008-09: Challenges and Choices—What the New President Should Know (NBR 2008) and “Defence Policymaking in Strategic Asia,” Handbook of Defence Politics (Routledge 2008), and Contending with Contradictions: China’s Policy toward Soviet Eastern Europe and the Origins of the Sino-Soviet Split, 1953-1960 (Lexington Books 2001). She holds degrees from Oxford University (Ph.D.), University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (M.A.) and Pomona College (B.A) and is proficient in Chinese, Polish and Italian.

Trump and Asia Pivot: Post-TPP Outlook
November 30, 2016
Trump and Asia Pivot: Post-TPP Outlook
Insights from Linda Yueh.
Trump and Asia Pivot: Post-TPP Outlook
China and Global Financial Governance
November 22, 2016
China and Global Financial Governance
Insights from Alicia Garcia-Herrero.
China and Global Financial Governance
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
November 16, 2016
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
Insights from See Seng Tan.
The Philippines' 'Pivot' to China: View From Singapore
The End of American World Order
November 10, 2016
The End of American World Order
Insights from Amitav Acharya.
The End of American World Order
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
November 01, 2016
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
Insights from Ziad Haider.
The Economics of US Foreign Policy
The EU Factor in US-China Relations
October 25, 2016
The EU Factor in US-China Relations
Insights from Nicola Casarini.
The EU Factor in US-China Relations
Cybersecurity in US Asia Policy
October 08, 2016
Cybersecurity in US Asia Policy
Insights from Herbert S. Lin.
Cybersecurity in US Asia Policy
Asian Oil Majors and Iran: Risks and Rewards
October 04, 2016
Asian Oil Majors and Iran: Risks and Rewards
Insights from Yassin K. Fawaz.
Asian Oil Majors and Iran: Risks and Rewards
Japan-China Relations: Post-Obama Pivot Outlook
September 26, 2016
Japan-China Relations: Post-Obama Pivot Outlook
Insights from Jennifer Lind.
Japan-China Relations: Post-Obama Pivot Outlook
Power Play in Post-Coup Turkey
September 21, 2016
Power Play in Post-Coup Turkey
Insights from Daniela Huber.
Power Play in Post-Coup Turkey
Israel's Pivot to Asia
September 14, 2016
Israel's Pivot to Asia
Insights from Avital Leibovich.
Israel's Pivot to Asia
The Presidential Politics of US China Policy
September 08, 2016
The Presidential Politics of US China Policy
Insights from Julian Chang.
The Presidential Politics of US China Policy
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
September 01, 2016
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
Insights from Liqin Wang.
After the South China Sea Ruling: Impact on ASEAN-China Relations
US-China Relations: The Long View
August 24, 2016
US-China Relations: The Long View
Insights from Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
US-China Relations: The Long View
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
August 20, 2016
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
Insights from John Holden.
Educating China's Future Leaders: Local Impact of Global Knowledge
The Politics of Religion in China
August 04, 2016
The Politics of Religion in China
Insights from Fenggang Yang.
The Politics of Religion in China
China’s Economic Reforms: Global Outlook
July 29, 2016
China’s Economic Reforms: Global Outlook
Insights from Fabio Ghironi.
China’s Economic Reforms: Global Outlook
Assessing The US-China Strategic And Economic Dialogue
July 20, 2016
Assessing The US-China Strategic And Economic Dialogue
Insights from Daniel B. Wright
Assessing The US-China Strategic And Economic Dialogue
Turkey’s Geostrategic Context and Calculus
July 14, 2016
Turkey’s Geostrategic Context and Calculus
Insights from Sinan Ulgen
Turkey’s Geostrategic Context and Calculus
New Potus Brief: Getting US-China Relations Right
July 10, 2016
New Potus Brief: Getting US-China Relations Right
Insights from Kaiser Kuo
New Potus Brief: Getting US-China Relations Right
US-UK-China Relations: Post-Brexit Outlook
June 26, 2016
US-UK-China Relations: Post-Brexit Outlook
Insights from Jackson Ng
US-UK-China Relations: Post-Brexit Outlook
Hong Kong in US-China Relations: Autonomy and Identity
June 23, 2016
Hong Kong in US-China Relations: Autonomy and Identity
Insights from Bernard Charnwut Chan.
Hong Kong in US-China Relations: Autonomy and Identity
The US and China in East Asia: Leadership and Influence
June 14, 2016
The US and China in East Asia: Leadership and Influence
Insights from Evelyn Goh
The US and China in East Asia: Leadership and Influence
Asia’s Security Risks: The Geopolitics of Business
June 07, 2016
Asia’s Security Risks: The Geopolitics of Business
Insight from Charles Freeman III
Asia’s Security Risks: The Geopolitics of Business
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