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China and the Iran Nuclear Deal
March 08, 2016
China and the Iran Nuclear Deal
The deal offers some significant and sobering lessons on “multilateralism with Chinese characteristics.”
China and the Iran Nuclear Deal
Interview: Ambassador Gary Locke
March 04, 2016
Interview: Ambassador Gary Locke
U.S. presidential leadership and the future of U.S.-China relations
Interview: Ambassador Gary Locke
China’s Defense Posturing Shields Its Economic Distress
East Asia
China’s Defense Posturing Shields Its Economic Distress
Could a Chinese economic slowdown provide ASEAN leaders with some much-needed leverage?
China’s Defense Posturing Shields Its Economic Distress
America’s Micronesia Problem
Oceania
America’s Micronesia Problem
The end of the Compact of Free Association with the Federated States of Micronesia would have serious repercussions.
America’s Micronesia Problem
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
Southeast Asia
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
Can the U.S. and ASEAN find common ground on the South China Sea?
US-ASEAN Summit: Preparing for a New Normal
China in the Caucasus
Central Asia
China in the Caucasus
For Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia, China is an important investor and possible regional stabilizer.
China in the Caucasus
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
East Asia
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
Can it last?
The Japan-South Korea Comfort Women Deal
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
East Asia
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
Tsai Ing-wen’s victory was greeted with enthusiasm in Tokyo.
Taiwan Elections: An Opportunity for Japan?
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
January 28, 2016
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
When tensions rise, history illuminates U.S. and ROK fears of entrapment and abandonment.
New Realities, Old Fears: Escalation on the Korean Peninsula
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
January 25, 2016
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
In its harsh response to the test, Moscow has its eye on a strategic victory.
Russia, Japan and North Korea’s Nuclear Test
The ASEAN Economic Community: The Force Awakens?
Southeast Asia
The ASEAN Economic Community: The Force Awakens?
The AEC is here, but can it deliver on its promise?
The ASEAN Economic Community: The Force Awakens?
Zimbabwe: China’s ‘All-Weather’ Friend in Africa
January 11, 2016
Zimbabwe: China’s ‘All-Weather’ Friend in Africa
While many worry about China's economy, Zimbabwe adopts the yuan as its international currency.
Zimbabwe: China’s ‘All-Weather’ Friend in Africa
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
Southeast Asia
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
Rather than waiting for ASEAN, the less conventional option might prove more effective.
Should Timor-Leste Turn to Portugal?
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
January 05, 2016
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
Why Russia’s Asia-Pacific diplomatic outreach struggles to gain traction.
Putin’s Perennial Pivot Problem
New Momentum for India-Russia Relations?
South Asia
New Momentum for India-Russia Relations?
In a state visit, Indian PM Narendra Modi gives the relationship a boost.
New Momentum for India-Russia Relations?
Justin Trudeau and Canada-China Relations
January 01, 2016
Justin Trudeau and Canada-China Relations
Like father, like son?
Justin Trudeau and Canada-China Relations
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