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The US-China Trade War: The Case of Kentucky Bourbon
April 12, 2019
The US-China Trade War: The Case of Kentucky Bourbon
The bourbon wars hold important lessons for how Americans think about trade policy.
The US-China Trade War: The Case of Kentucky Bourbon
A Bipartisan Congressional Group Supports Trump’s Tough-on-China Approach
April 05, 2019
A Bipartisan Congressional Group Supports Trump’s Tough-on-China Approach
In an otherwise divided Washington, there is surprising uniformity in messaging on the U.S.-China trade war.
A Bipartisan Congressional Group Supports Trump’s Tough-on-China Approach
EU China Policy: Time to Toughen Up?
April 02, 2019
EU China Policy: Time to Toughen Up?
Insights from Jonas Parello-Plesner.
EU China Policy: Time to Toughen Up?
What Does the 2019 Balikatan Exercise Tell Us About the US-Philippines Alliance?
April 01, 2019
What Does the 2019 Balikatan Exercise Tell Us About the US-Philippines Alliance?
The exercise highlights some of the ongoing activity in the defense aspect of the relationship amid broader trends.
What Does the 2019 Balikatan Exercise Tell Us About the US-Philippines Alliance?
Beyond Tariffs: In the Trump Era, a New Trade War Arsenal
April 01, 2019
Beyond Tariffs: In the Trump Era, a New Trade War Arsenal
The next-generation weapons of today’s trade war dangerously conflate politics and economics.
Beyond Tariffs: In the Trump Era, a New Trade War Arsenal
A Test Case for Reciprocity: The US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
March 27, 2019
A Test Case for Reciprocity: The US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
Can the Act actually inspire China to loosen restrictions on travel to Tibet?
A Test Case for Reciprocity: The US Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act
When Tokyo and Seoul Fight, a Complacent Washington Loses
March 26, 2019
When Tokyo and Seoul Fight, a Complacent Washington Loses
Bickering between Seoul and Tokyo plays directly into the hands of Pyongyang and Beijing.
When Tokyo and Seoul Fight, a Complacent Washington Loses
China in Djibouti: The Power of Ports
March 25, 2019
China in Djibouti: The Power of Ports
Insights from Basil M. Karatzas.
China in Djibouti: The Power of Ports
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
March 20, 2019
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
Despite some ongoing adjustments, the key regional challenge for the Quad is addressing a lingering perceptions gap in some quarters.
The Future of Asia’s Quad: Managing the Perceptions Gap
China and Saudi Arabia: The Global Ambitions of Mohammad bin Salman
March 20, 2019
China and Saudi Arabia: The Global Ambitions of Mohammad bin Salman
Insights from James Dorsey.
China and Saudi Arabia: The Global Ambitions of Mohammad bin Salman
Taiwan, US Plan New, 'More Direct' Talks This Fall
March 19, 2019
Taiwan, US Plan New, 'More Direct' Talks This Fall
The “Indo-Pacific Democratic Governance Consultations” will see a senior U.S. official travel to Taiwan in September.
Taiwan, US Plan New, 'More Direct' Talks This Fall
US Secretary of State Criticizes China’s South China Sea Practices
March 14, 2019
US Secretary of State Criticizes China’s South China Sea Practices
Mike Pompeo also criticized China’s “debt trap” diplomacy.
US Secretary of State Criticizes China’s South China Sea Practices
China in US-Poland Relations: Huawei and Geopolitics
March 14, 2019
China in US-Poland Relations: Huawei and Geopolitics
Insights from Mariusz Rukat.
China in US-Poland Relations: Huawei and Geopolitics
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
March 13, 2019
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
While Washington's new commitment clarity may be significant, the broader and longer-term challenges of alliance management remain.
Managing the US-Philippines Alliance: The Limits of Commitment Clarity
The ‘Quad’ Isn’t About to Take On a Naval Dimension -- But It’s Not Going Anywhere
March 11, 2019
The ‘Quad’ Isn’t About to Take On a Naval Dimension -- But It’s Not Going Anywhere
Recent comments by the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command were over-interpreted.
The ‘Quad’ Isn’t About to Take On a Naval Dimension -- But It’s Not Going Anywhere
US Asia Strategy: Beyond the Quad
March 09, 2019
US Asia Strategy: Beyond the Quad
The Quad makes a better reserve force than an actual capability, at least for the time being.
US Asia Strategy: Beyond the Quad
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