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Trump Signs Uyghur Human Rights Act Into Law
June 18, 2020

Trump Signs Uyghur Human Rights Act Into Law

By Eleanor Albert
Trump signed a law sanctioning Chinese officials responsible for anti-Uyghur policies even as allegations leaked that the U.S. president had encouraged China in the constriction of detention camps.
Bolton: Trump Moves in Office Guided by Reelection Concerns
June 18, 2020

Bolton: Trump Moves in Office Guided by Reelection Concerns

By Associated Press
A scathing new book by former Trump adviser John Bolton alleges that the president begged Xi Jinping for reelection help.

A US-China Détente in 2021: A Word of Caution
June 18, 2020

A US-China Détente in 2021: A Word of Caution

By Maxime Chervaux
Trump’s China policy is about domestic politics, and it has shown some successes.

How Unique Is Trump’s China Policy?
June 17, 2020

How Unique Is Trump’s China Policy?

By Keikichi Takahashi
The current U.S. approach reflects a sea change on China that began before Trump’s election – and will continue after his administration ends.

How to Save Diplomacy With North Korea
June 16, 2020

How to Save Diplomacy With North Korea

By Daniel R. DePetris
If the United States hopes to get anywhere with North Korea, it needs to stop following the old playbook and move denuclearization to the side.
As US-China Competition Grows, Will Covert Regime Change Make a Return?
June 16, 2020

As US-China Competition Grows, Will Covert Regime Change Make a Return?

By Michael Poznansky and Mindy Haas
Many of the same incentives that pushed leaders into the covert sphere during the Cold War are present in the U.S.-China context.

US Forces Korea Bans Public Displays of Confederate Battle Flag
June 15, 2020

US Forces Korea Bans Public Displays of Confederate Battle Flag

By Ankit Panda
With racism in the United States in the global spotlight, the commanding general of U.S. Forces Korea ordered the Confederate battle flag barred from all installations.
Report: US Secretary of State to Meet China’s Top Diplomat in Hawaii
June 15, 2020

Report: US Secretary of State to Meet China’s Top Diplomat in Hawaii

By Ankit Panda
Will Mike Pompeo meet Yang Jiechi in Hawaii?

After COVID-19, It’s Time for Washington to Embrace a Bolder Taiwan Strategy
June 13, 2020

After COVID-19, It’s Time for Washington to Embrace a Bolder Taiwan Strategy

By Craig Singleton
The time has come for a rethink of U.S. Taiwan policy.

Amid COVID-19, the US Needs to Rethink Its Approach to Host Nation Support Talks
June 12, 2020

Amid COVID-19, the US Needs to Rethink Its Approach to Host Nation Support Talks

By Jeffrey W. Hornung
Pushing for vastly increased contributions when Japan and South face looming recessions amid an ongoing pandemic will not serve U.S. interests.

For the US and China, Thucydides’ Trap Is Closing
June 11, 2020

For the US and China, Thucydides’ Trap Is Closing

By Kevin Brown
Intertwined domestic crises are adding pressure for Donald Trump and Xi Jinping to seek out confrontation.
China’s Inopportune Pandemic Assertiveness
June 10, 2020

China’s Inopportune Pandemic Assertiveness

By Joel Wuthnow
Is China’s attempt to make the most of COVID-19 a strategic blunder?

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