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While America Decides, America’s Allies Wait
August 20, 2020

While America Decides, America’s Allies Wait

By Yukari Easton
Governments in Asia wonder: If Trump wins re-election, will they still be able to rely on the United States?
Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit
August 14, 2020

Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday her country would seek a trade agreement and closer security ties with the United States.

‘One of Us’: South Asians Celebrate Harris as Biden’s VP Choice
August 14, 2020

‘One of Us’: South Asians Celebrate Harris as Biden’s VP Choice

By Associated Press
The first Indian American -- or, indeed, Asian American -- candidate on a U.S. presidential ticket has caused quite a stir.

The Logic of a US WeChat Ban
August 10, 2020

The Logic of a US WeChat Ban

By Chauncey Jung
WeChat is very unlikely to disobey orders from the Chinese government -- and that leaves other countries with limited options to regulate the app.

Chinese Government-Paid Scientists Plead Guilty to Stealing Research From an American Children’s Hospital
August 08, 2020

Chinese Government-Paid Scientists Plead Guilty to Stealing Research From an American Children’s Hospital

By Bonnie Girard
The same week, hundreds of NGOs urged the U.S. attorney general to designate the Chinese Communist Party a “transnational criminal organization.”
Trump Administration Targets ByteDance and Tencent
August 07, 2020

Trump Administration Targets ByteDance and Tencent

By Shea Cotton
In new executive orders, the Trump administration has taken aim at Chinese companies ByteDance and Tencent -- but the details are yet to be fully outlined.

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes
July 30, 2020

US Diplomacy in Pakistan: The Case of the Missing Mangoes

By Adam Weinstein and Adnan Rasool
U.S. diplomacy needs to leave the conference room and engage with local populations – something European and Chinese diplomats have already mastered.
US Orders China to Close Its Consulate in Houston
July 22, 2020

US Orders China to Close Its Consulate in Houston

By Associated Press
The US offered no details on its decision even as China promised retaliation.

The Cost of Ending Fulbright in China
July 22, 2020

The Cost of Ending Fulbright in China

By Eleanor Albert
The Trump administration is willing to sacrifice a source of long-term relationship and knowledge building in a bid to punish current Chinese behavior.

The Risk of Too Many Freedom of Navigation Operations
July 18, 2020

The Risk of Too Many Freedom of Navigation Operations

By Lt. Col. Daniel L. Davis (Ret.)
FONOPs have a place in America’s tool chest, but only if used sparingly and wisely.

Team Biden’s Policies on China and Taiwan
July 16, 2020

Team Biden’s Policies on China and Taiwan

By Yang Kuang-shun
To understand a possible President Biden's China approach, we need to look at the views of his likely advisers.
Advancing US-Vietnam Relations: Past, Present, and Future
July 15, 2020

Advancing US-Vietnam Relations: Past, Present, and Future

By Prashanth Parameswaran
The 25th anniversary of diplomatic ties is an occasion to reflect on the remarkable trajectory of relations to date, but also the work that lies ahead.

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