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Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?
August 04, 2020

Who Will Be China’s Next Premier?

By Andrei Lungu
Because of the focus on what Xi will do in 2022, an important question has been ignored: who will take Li Keqiang’s place?

The US-China Relationship Is a Shakespearean Tragedy
August 03, 2020

The US-China Relationship Is a Shakespearean Tragedy

By Zheng Wang
We are silently witnessing the biggest strategic misjudgment in history: Two superpowers are sliding toward conflict when they still share huge common interests.
COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession
August 03, 2020

COVID-19 Pushes South Korea Into Recession

By Troy Stangarone
Despite its capable handling of the pandemic overall, South Korea has not been able to escape the global economic fallout.

Hiroshima at 75: A Painful Legacy Tempered by Hope and a Treaty
August 03, 2020

Hiroshima at 75: A Painful Legacy Tempered by Hope and a Treaty

By Jon Letman
75 years later, Japan’s atomic bomb survivors – the hibakusha – still remember the day in devastating detail.

Hong Kong’s Elections Were Already Rigged. Now They Won’t Happen.
August 01, 2020

Hong Kong’s Elections Were Already Rigged. Now They Won’t Happen.

By Shannon Tiezzi
Stacking the deck against pro-democrats apparently wasn’t enough for the Hong Kong government.

The Global War for 5G Heats up
July 31, 2020

The Global War for 5G Heats up

By John Lee
U.S. moves have undermined Huawei’s prospects outside China, but their long-term efficacy to constrain China’s development and export of 5G technology is uncertain.

Chinese Fishing Near North Korea Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem
July 31, 2020

Chinese Fishing Near North Korea Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem

By Jenny Town and Sally Yozell
The Chinese government has been both lenient on North Korea sanctions and reluctant to tackle illegal fishing by its distant water fleet.
Former President Lee Teng-hui, Who Helped Birth Taiwan’s Democracy, Dies
July 31, 2020

Former President Lee Teng-hui, Who Helped Birth Taiwan’s Democracy, Dies

By Associated Press
Lee, the first native of Taiwan to hold the presidency, became famous for ushering in direct elections – and later for his pro-independence stance.

How Will the EU Answer China’s Turn Toward ‘Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy’?
July 30, 2020

How Will the EU Answer China’s Turn Toward ‘Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy’?

By Earl Wang
The EU has no choice but to be united with regard to its interactions with China as Beijing’s foreign policy becomes more centralized and assertive.

US Navy Begins Design Evaluation for New Sub-Tracking Ships
July 30, 2020

US Navy Begins Design Evaluation for New Sub-Tracking Ships

By Steven Stashwick
The new ocean surveillance ships are expected to begin entering the fleet in 2025.

Graham Webster on TikTok, Huawei, and the US-China Tech Clash
July 29, 2020

Graham Webster on TikTok, Huawei, and the US-China Tech Clash

By Shannon Tiezzi
“Questions around Chinese government power and the growth of Chinese companies around the world have triggered a heightened awareness of who controls platforms and how they collect, store, or share data.”
South Korea’s New Southern Policy and ASEAN-ROK Relations
July 28, 2020

South Korea’s New Southern Policy and ASEAN-ROK Relations

By Andrew Yeo
What role does Southeast Asia play in Moon's foreign policy?

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