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CFIUS Ramps up Oversight of China Deals in the US
September 14, 2021

CFIUS Ramps up Oversight of China Deals in the US

By Blair Wang
CFIUS’ annual report signals upgraded scrutiny of non-notified transactions, especially deals involving Chinese investors.
Easing China-US Tensions: Lessons From Nixon’s 1972 Trip
September 11, 2021

Easing China-US Tensions: Lessons From Nixon’s 1972 Trip

By Max Plithides
Modern thinkers widely misunderstand the contemporaneous significance of Nixon’s 1972 trip to China. That significance provides a blueprint for thawing the current tensions.

Japan Isn’t a Model for US Nation-Building
September 09, 2021

Japan Isn’t a Model for US Nation-Building

By Yukari Easton
The successful rebuilding of post-war Japan may have encouraged the U.S. in its attempts at nation-building. But Japan is not a universal model.

Working With China: The Dilemma for US Allies
September 09, 2021

Working With China: The Dilemma for US Allies

By KAWASHIMA Shin
To be tough or to cooperate, that is the question.

Washington’s Challenge in Southeast Asia: The View From Vietnam
September 08, 2021

Washington’s Challenge in Southeast Asia: The View From Vietnam

By Ngo Minh Tri
The challenge for Washington is that countries like Vietnam are reluctant to sacrifice their relations with either China or the United States.
Fentanyl in America: A Barometer of the China-US Relationship
August 31, 2021

Fentanyl in America: A Barometer of the China-US Relationship

By Bonnie Girard
China has numerous potential avenues for cracking down on illegal drug production and export. What it lacks is the political will to do so.

US Breaks Ground on Massive Thai Embassy Annex
August 31, 2021

US Breaks Ground on Massive Thai Embassy Annex

By Sebastian Strangio
The $625 million project, and a planned new embassy building in Hanoi, symbolizes Washington's increased attention to Southeast Asia.
US Aims Start to Bali Bombing War Crimes Case at Guantanamo
August 30, 2021

US Aims Start to Bali Bombing War Crimes Case at Guantanamo

By Ben Fox
The hearing is set to kick off a long legal wrangle over a case that involves evidence tainted by CIA torture.

What Were the Main Outcomes of Kamala Harris’ Trip to Southeast Asia?
August 27, 2021

What Were the Main Outcomes of Kamala Harris’ Trip to Southeast Asia?

By Sebastian Strangio
The visit highlighted both the overlaps and the misalignments between the U.S. and Southeast Asian governments.

Kamala Harris’ Southeast Asia Visit Shows Biden’s Southeast Asia Policy Still Lacks a Clear Roadmap
August 27, 2021

Kamala Harris’ Southeast Asia Visit Shows Biden’s Southeast Asia Policy Still Lacks a Clear Roadmap

By Xirui Li and Dingding Chen
The expansion of U.S. cooperation with Southeast Asia was a welcome step, but the question of long-term strategy remains.

Can America’s Withdrawal From Afghanistan Help Its China Strategy?
August 24, 2021

Can America’s Withdrawal From Afghanistan Help Its China Strategy?

By Dingding Chen and You Wang
Despite the intention to refocus U.S. energy and attention on the Asia-Pacific, difficult questions remain as to the benefits for U.S. China policy.
Harris Meets With Singapore Officials to Begin Asia Visit
August 23, 2021

Harris Meets With Singapore Officials to Begin Asia Visit

By Alexandra Jaffe
On the first day of her Southeast Asian trip, the vice president signed agreements on COVID-19, climate change, and supply chain issues.

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