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The Greater Danger of US-China Trade Tensions
May 09, 2018
The Greater Danger of US-China Trade Tensions
Beyond the short-term risk of a trade war, tensions could erode the very foundation of the U.S.-China relationship.
The Greater Danger of US-China Trade Tensions
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
May 09, 2018
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
Insights from Shaun Rein.
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
May 08, 2018
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
A blueprint for pushing back against China's militarization of the South China Sea.
In the Era of Great Power Competition, the US Needs to Step Up Its Game
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
May 08, 2018
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
Despite continued challenges, the drills have been scaled up relative to the previous year.
What Does a Bigger 2018 Balikatan Military Exercise Say About US-Philippines Alliance under Duterte?
White House Slams China's 'Orwellian Nonsense' on Civil Aviation Terminology Guidance
May 07, 2018
White House Slams China's 'Orwellian Nonsense' on Civil Aviation Terminology Guidance
The Trump administration has issued a strong rebuke of what it called “Chinese political correctness.”
White House Slams China's 'Orwellian Nonsense' on Civil Aviation Terminology Guidance
EU in Global Trade System: Balancing the US and China
April 24, 2018
EU in Global Trade System: Balancing the US and China
Insights from Guntram Wolff.
EU in Global Trade System: Balancing the US and China
What Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
April 24, 2018
What Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
The evolution of the interaction bears watching within the context of the broader defense relationship in the Duterte era.
What Will the 2018 US-Philippines Balikatan Military Exercise Look Like?
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
April 21, 2018
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
Recent trends suggest that U.S.-South Korea relations are increasingly strained.
Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
April 19, 2018
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
The launch of the first EDCA project this week deserves attention amid a challenging context for the U.S.-Philippine alliance in the Duterte era.
Why the New US-Philippines Military Pact’s First Project Launch Matters
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
April 18, 2018
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
The meeting would be the highest-level official U.S.-North Korea encounter since 2000.
CIA Director Mike Pompeo Met Kim Jong-un: Report
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
April 18, 2018
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
Insights from William Brown
North Korea’s Currency Crisis: US and Chinese Leverage
CPTPP and Leadership in the Global Trade System
April 10, 2018
CPTPP and Leadership in the Global Trade System
Insight from Christina Davis.
CPTPP and Leadership in the Global Trade System
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
April 04, 2018
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
There's much continuity at the core of the Trump administration's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy, but what's next?
Trump's Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy Needs Clarity
What’s Next for US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
April 04, 2018
What’s Next for US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
Both sides are continuing to deepen ties in spite of lingering challenges and uncertainties.
What’s Next for US-Vietnam Defense Ties Under Trump?
RMB Internationalization Outlook: Milestones and the BRI
April 04, 2018
RMB Internationalization Outlook: Milestones and the BRI
Insights from Caroline Owen.
RMB Internationalization Outlook: Milestones and the BRI
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
March 29, 2018
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
Xi Jinping is poised to take control of the burgeoning "denuclearization" diplomacy in Northeast Asia.
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
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