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Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
August 09, 2017
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
How best to make sense of the Trump administration's preference for bilateralism in Asia?
Trump’s Bilateralism and US Power in East Asia
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
June 15, 2017
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
The Japanese leader’s cultivation of the U.S. president is part of a broader strategy that seems to be working so far.
Why Abe Still Loves Trump
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
May 11, 2017
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
Though Beijing has made inroads in addressing some concerns, the true structural challenges for the initiative remain. 
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
March 24, 2017
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
So far, U.S.-China ties haven't seen a drastic deterioration. What does the future hold for U.S.-China ties?
Why North Korea May Define US-China Relations in the Trump Era
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
March 14, 2017
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
Don't hold your breath for the language of the 'pivot' or 'rebalance' to make a return anytime soon.
Straight From the US State Department: The 'Pivot' to Asia Is Over
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
February 12, 2017
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
Tokyo and Washington look to take the bilateral track but a slimmed-down TPP may still live on.
While Trump and Abe Eye Bilateral Pact, Australia Keeps TPP Alive
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
January 25, 2017
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
As the U.S. pulls away from the world, does China win? Perhaps not so easily.
What's In Store For US-China Relations Under President Donald Trump?
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
January 24, 2017
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
Free trade in Asia is far from dead. The question now is whether the U.S. will reap any of the benefits.
Trump Killed TPP. What's Next For Trade in Asia?
The Case For a New TPP
December 16, 2016
The Case For a New TPP
America did not become "great" by putting itself "first."
The Case For a New TPP
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
December 07, 2016
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
“Trade agreements do not have such monumental geopolitical consequences.”
The End of the TPP Will Not Upend America’s Role In Asia
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
November 30, 2016
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
A bilateral trade deal between the U.S. and Japan would leave other would-be TPP members behind.
‘The Mother of All Deals’: Abe Could Gift Trump a Trade Pact
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
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
November 18, 2016
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
We need to be clear-eyed about where there is competition and where there is not.
Beware the Myth of Warring US-China Trade Pacts
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