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Xi Goes to Rome: Course-Correction for China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
May 23, 2019
Xi Goes to Rome: Course-Correction for China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Italy would have been better served showing solidarity with Europe and negotiating with China from a position of strength.
Xi Goes to Rome: Course-Correction for China’s Belt and Road Initiative?
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
May 20, 2019
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
There can be no demanding justice for those interned in China while refusing to defend the people who attempt to provide it.
Who Will Speak for Serikzhan Bilash? Not Washington.
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
May 20, 2019
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
Race and civilization are the wrong framing for the U.S.-China competition.
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
May 18, 2019
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
A week-long event dedicated to Asian diversity is laughable in the face of China’s attempts to eradicate Uyghur culture.
The Cruel Irony of China’s Celebration of Asian Cultures
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
May 17, 2019
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
China set the trend of refusing foreign plastic waste. Now other Asian countries are following suit.
Asia Will No Longer Tolerate Being a Plastic Waste Dump
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 17, 2019
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
May 18 is an important reminder that while the country’s armed conflict may have ended, the search for elusive justice continues.
A Decade Without Justice for Sri Lanka’s Tamils
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
May 17, 2019
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
The US and its allies must engage more directly with Myanmar, lest China's influence derail its democratic potential.
Myanmar’s Fragile Democracy Needs the US, Not China
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
May 16, 2019
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
A key part of China's campaign against Uyghur identity is a crackdown on the Uyghur language.
China’s Effort to Silence the Sound of Uyghur
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
May 15, 2019
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
While the vote was largely free and fair, there are issues that Indonesian authorities must address before the next election.
Battling Corruption in Indonesia’s Elections
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
May 14, 2019
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
While attention to Beijing’s conduct is important, addressing the permissive conditions that create an enabling environment for its activities should remain front and center.
China’s Influence Operations in Asia: Minding the Open Door Challenge
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
May 13, 2019
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
China’s military modernization continues to be a major challenge for the U.S. in the Indo-Pacific.
Challenges for the US in China’s Military Modernization
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
May 09, 2019
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
Taiwan can help countries around the world achieve the goal of universal health coverage by 2030.
Taiwan Seeks to Share Its Advances in Digital Healthcare
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
May 08, 2019
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Like its totalitarian antecedents, the Chinese regime is willing to break entire cultures in pursuit of artificial conformity.
Beijing’s Persecution of the Uyghurs is a Modern Take on an Old Theme
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
May 08, 2019
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
How might the North Korean leader achieve that elusive breakthrough?
Three Proposals for Kim Jong-un
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
May 08, 2019
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
Was the attack on Sri Lanka an example of the Islamic State's opportunism?
Why Did the Islamic State Target Sri Lanka?
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
May 07, 2019
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
Though Beijing’s attempt to adjust its BRI approach is notable, the actual extent and impact of this recalibration remains to be seen.
What’s in China’s New Belt and Road Recalibration?
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