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Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
January 11, 2017
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
The short working visit produced the predictable statements on Bishkek's commitment to fight the "three evils."
Kyrgyz President Visits China, Stays for a Vacation
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Hybrid Warfare in the South China Sea: The United States’ ‘Little Grey (Un)Men'
December 31, 2016
Hybrid Warfare in the South China Sea: The United States’ ‘Little Grey (Un)Men'
Unmanned systems are ideal for hybrid/political warfare, and UUVs are the newest sharks in the water.
Hybrid Warfare in the South China Sea: The United States’ ‘Little Grey (Un)Men'
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
December 28, 2016
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
Was the decision to grant PNTR to China a catastrophe or a driver of mutual prosperity?
Bush Gave China Permanent Normal Trade Relations Status With the US 15 Years Ago. What Did That Change?
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
December 07, 2016
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
What does Trump's selection of the Iowa governor suggest about his planned China policy?
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
With TPP's Demise, What Happens to US Intellectual Property Rights Abroad?
November 30, 2016
With TPP's Demise, What Happens to US Intellectual Property Rights Abroad?
With TPP set to wither away, U.S. corporations will have to recalculate on intellectual property protections abroad.
With TPP's Demise, What Happens to US Intellectual Property Rights Abroad?
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
November 22, 2016
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
With TPP's death, China will gladly take on the burdens and benefits of regional economic leadership.
Pacific Rim States Can (And Will) Move Forward on Trade Without the US
China, India Hold Joint Military Drill
November 17, 2016
China, India Hold Joint Military Drill
China and India kicked off a joint military exercise today in western India.
China, India Hold Joint Military Drill
Iran, China Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
November 15, 2016
Iran, China Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
Iran and China are reportedly slated to hold joint military drills in the near future.
Iran, China Sign Military Cooperation Agreement
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
November 11, 2016
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
Examining the worst case and most likely scenarios when it comes to war under President Trump.
Could Trump Actually Start a Nuclear War?
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
November 10, 2016
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
What does a Trump presidency in the United States mean for East, Southeast, and South Asia? Our editors discuss.
The 'Pivot' Gets Trumped: The Asia-Pacific Under President Trump
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
November 10, 2016
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
Isolationism or military buildup?
Time to Go 'Huge'? What Will Trump’s Defense Policy in Asia Be?
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
November 09, 2016
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
The election of Trump may herald the end of the postwar order.
Donald Trump Won. Prepare For Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
November 05, 2016
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
The top U.S. commander in South Korea clarifies a timeline for the deployment of the first battery.
THAAD Coming to South Korea in 8-10 Months: Top US Commander
China's 6th Plenum: Why You Should Care
November 05, 2016
China's 6th Plenum: Why You Should Care
The Diplomat‘s Editor-in-Chief Shannon Tiezzi joins Ankit Panda to discuss Chinese politics after the Sixth Plenum.
China's 6th Plenum: Why You Should Care
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