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April 2021

Is China Done With Salami Slicing?
May 01, 2021

Is China Done With Salami Slicing?

By Tobias Burgers and Scott Romaniuk
Beijing appears to have given up its incremental strategy in favor of more sizable power grabs.

The US Should Apologize to the Marshall Islands for Nuclear Tests
April 30, 2021

The US Should Apologize to the Marshall Islands for Nuclear Tests

By Ivana Nikolić-Hughes, Glenn Alcalay, and Hart Rapaport
The United States tested 67 nuclear weapons from 1946 to 1958 in what is now the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Czechia: A Case Study of China’s Changing Overseas Propaganda Efforts
April 30, 2021

Czechia: A Case Study of China’s Changing Overseas Propaganda Efforts

By Filip Sebok
How China localizes its propaganda via disinformation outlets in the Czech Republic.

We’re Not in a Cold War With China, We’re in a Green War for Survival
April 30, 2021

We’re Not in a Cold War With China, We’re in a Green War for Survival

By Edward J. Markey
We cannot save the “pale blue dot, the only home we’ve ever known” without spurring China -- and ourselves -- to action.

Defying Government Ban, Activist Says He Sent Leaflets to North Korea 
April 30, 2021

Defying Government Ban, Activist Says He Sent Leaflets to North Korea 

By Mitch Shin
If his claim is confirmed, Park Sang-hak would be the first known person to violate a new law banning people from sending leaflets to North Korea.

Japan as an Agenda Setter for the Quad’s Vaccine Diplomacy
April 30, 2021

Japan as an Agenda Setter for the Quad’s Vaccine Diplomacy

By Maiko Ichihara and Atsushi Yamada
Japan has been pushing for Quad efforts to match its own vaccine diplomacy: more inclusive, less strategic.

China Is No Excuse for Biden to Ignore Human Rights in India
April 30, 2021

China Is No Excuse for Biden to Ignore Human Rights in India

By Justin Sherman
The increasing inseparability of offline and online rights abuses is manifestly clear in India.
What Would a US-Led Global Technology Alliance Look Like?
April 30, 2021

What Would a US-Led Global Technology Alliance Look Like?

By Ilan Goldenberg and Martijn Rasser
There’s been much talk of uniting tech-leading democracies to compete against China. What would that mean in practice?

How Can Foreigners Help India Breathe?
April 30, 2021

How Can Foreigners Help India Breathe?

By Krzysztof Iwanek
A massive wave of COVID-19 cases in India caused a dire need for medical oxygen equipment. Here are some ways you can help.

US Navy to Put Hypersonic Missiles on Zumwalt Destroyers by 2025
April 30, 2021

US Navy to Put Hypersonic Missiles on Zumwalt Destroyers by 2025

By Steven Stashwick
Announcement is a reversal from earlier plans to deploy weapons on aging missile submarines first.

Solidarity in Cambodia
April 30, 2021

Solidarity in Cambodia

By Luke Hunt
A conversation with the trade unionist Wim Conklin.
Thai Court Denies Bail for Hunger Striking Protest Leaders
April 30, 2021

Thai Court Denies Bail for Hunger Striking Protest Leaders

By Sebastian Strangio
The move came as Prime Minister Prayut assumed sweeping new powers to fight the current outbreak of COVID-19.

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