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How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
December 17, 2016
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Sanctions don't scare Kim Jong-un. The thought of his own people, educated and awakened, does.
How to Really Bring Change to North Korea, My Home Country
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
December 16, 2016
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
A critical mission for the president-elect
Finding Balance in the US-China Relationship
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
December 15, 2016
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
In Southeast and Northeast Asia, old partners are drifting away from the U.S. and toward China.
Is the US Losing East Asia to China?
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
December 14, 2016
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
Park Geun-hye's impeachment heralds prolonged limbo and potential crisis.
After President's Impeachment, a Stress Test for South Korea
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
December 09, 2016
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
Most analysis of the call overlooks a crucial component: Tsai's own calculations and the domestic reaction on Taiwan.
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
China's Zimbabwe Risk
December 07, 2016
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Political infighting in Zimbabwe threatens China's investments and interests in its "all-weather friend."
China's Zimbabwe Risk
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
December 07, 2016
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
China and Russia's carefully curated relationship is increasingly having a global impact.
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
December 06, 2016
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
From black jails to residential surveillance, Beijing has been trying to normalize enforced disappearances for a decade.
The People's Republic of the Disappeared
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
December 05, 2016
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
What is Taiwan looking for from Donald Trump?
After the Call: Does Taiwan Have a Plan for the Trump Years?
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
December 03, 2016
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
Buddhism in Mongolia has always had a strong connection to geopolitics.
The Dalai Lama in Mongolia: 'Tournament of Shadows' Reborn
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
November 29, 2016
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
Despite repudiating American foreign policy, China now borrows heavily from U.S.-style Middle Eastern diplomacy.
China's Approach to the Middle East Looks Familiar
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
November 24, 2016
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
What Xi Jinping can learn from Khrushchev's struggles with reform in the Soviet Union.
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
November 23, 2016
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
An Englishman's rise (and fall) in Qing-dynasty China.
William Mesny: The Mercenary Mandarin
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
November 22, 2016
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
Frustration with corrupt and inept local authorities in Shanxi fuels support for Xi Jinping’s push to be core leader.
Xi's 'China Dream' Comes to Coal Country
Evaluating China's Economy
November 18, 2016
Evaluating China's Economy
Can China keep up its growth and deliver on its "harmony" pact with the Chinese people?
Evaluating China's Economy
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
November 16, 2016
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
A visit to China by Germany's economics minister highlighted a blunter approach to bilateral relations.
China and Germany: The Honeymoon Is Over
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