Does the US Have 'Trump Cards' Over China?
April 14, 2014
Does the US Have 'Trump Cards' Over China?
The idea that the U.S. has several "trump cards" to use against China ignores the complexity of U.S.-China relations.
Does the US Have 'Trump Cards' Over China?
Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Safeguard Human Rights
March 31, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Safeguard Human Rights
Any agreement on the TPP should make human rights a priority.
Trans-Pacific Partnership Must Safeguard Human Rights
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
March 11, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
U.S. negotiators need to close the TPP before detractors and competitors bury it.
Trans-Pacific Partnership: Time for Some American Hustle
China-Japan-South Korea Hold FTA Talks Despite Political Tension
March 05, 2014
China-Japan-South Korea Hold FTA Talks Despite Political Tension
The economic incentives of completing a FTA outweigh the political rifts between Tokyo, Beijing, and Seoul
China-Japan-South Korea Hold FTA Talks Despite Political Tension
Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Balance
March 01, 2014
Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Balance
Despite opposition from his own party, the U.S. president is pushing ahead with the trade deal.
Trans-Pacific Partnership in the Balance
OECD: Reform Failure Could Sink Growth
February 24, 2014
OECD: Reform Failure Could Sink Growth
G20 finance ministers pledge to boost global growth by 2 percent or more over the next five years.
OECD: Reform Failure Could Sink Growth
South Korea’s Trade Opportunities
February 12, 2014
South Korea’s Trade Opportunities
Seoul stands at a critical, but exciting, juncture with its trade and economic policy.
South Korea’s Trade Opportunities
The Bali Package: An End To the North-South Divide?
January 31, 2014
The Bali Package: An End To the North-South Divide?
Hailed as a success, the Bali package seems somewhat short of a win-win for North and South.
The Bali Package: An End To the North-South Divide?
Has Obama Abandoned the Pivot to Asia?
January 30, 2014
Has Obama Abandoned the Pivot to Asia?
Obama's 2014 State of the Union address implies that the Asia-Pacific is not a priority for his administration.
Has Obama Abandoned the Pivot to Asia?
Showtime for the TPP
January 13, 2014
Showtime for the TPP
The Obama Administration faces a daunting task getting any final trade deal approved by Congress.
Showtime for the TPP
Vietnam: Back to Organic?
January 02, 2014
Vietnam: Back to Organic?
Worried about food safety, Vietnamese look again at small-scale organic farming.
Vietnam: Back to Organic?
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
December 27, 2013
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
The Diplomat's editors wrap up the top trends and stories from 2013 ahead of the New Year.
The Top Asia-Pacific Stories for 2013
Japan Doubles Down on ASEAN
December 23, 2013
Japan Doubles Down on ASEAN
Tokyo has had a busy year reaching out to ASEAN countries. Will the effort continue in 2014?
Japan Doubles Down on ASEAN
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
December 08, 2013
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
The vice president creates waves with comments in China, but he was right to make them.
Joe Biden: The Bull in the China Shop
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
December 07, 2013
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
A group in Congress is trying to revive interest in TPP, but it might be too little, too late.
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
December 05, 2013
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
A number of obstacles to a free trade agreement remain on both sides, but there is growing incentive to overcome them.
Korea-Canada Free Trade: The Thaw Begins
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