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Taiwan’s Relations with India: Partisan Divides
January 25, 2020

Taiwan’s Relations with India: Partisan Divides

By Timothy S. Rich, Andi Dahmer, Madelynn Einhorn, and Vasabjit Banerjee
What do Taiwanese people think about burgeoning ties with India? To a large extent, it depends on their political affiliation.

To Infinity and Beyond: Japan’s Rise as a Space Power
January 25, 2020

To Infinity and Beyond: Japan’s Rise as a Space Power

By Anupama Vijayakumar
Japan has steadily progressed toward achieving reliable, indigenous capabilities in outer space. 
Who’s Afraid of the First China-Russia Road Bridge?
January 25, 2020

Who’s Afraid of the First China-Russia Road Bridge?

By Yuan Jiang
Addressing the persistent myth that China seeks a demographic takeover of the Russian Far East.

Wuhan Coronavirus Panic Grips China and the World
January 25, 2020

Wuhan Coronavirus Panic Grips China and the World

By Ankit Panda
Are China's measures to keep the virus from spreading before the Lunar New Year likely to work?

With Its New Aircraft Carrier, Is China Now a Blue Water Navy?
January 25, 2020

With Its New Aircraft Carrier, Is China Now a Blue Water Navy?

By James Maclaren
China recently commissioned its first indigenous aircraft carrier and took another step toward altering the military balance of power.

The Human Costs of Peace in Korea
January 24, 2020

The Human Costs of Peace in Korea

By Eun A Jo
As Moon doubles down on his peace initiative, North Korean refugees will face greater challenges in the South.

How Taiwan’s History Illuminates the 2020 Election
January 24, 2020

How Taiwan’s History Illuminates the 2020 Election

By Evan Dawley and Wayne Soon
Taiwan's democratic culture -- and ties to Hong Kong -- long predate the 21st century.
Taiwan, Shut Out From WHO, Confronts Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus
January 24, 2020

Taiwan, Shut Out From WHO, Confronts Deadly Wuhan Coronavirus

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai and a senior U.S. official called for Taiwan’s inclusion in the WHO as the nation confirmed its first coronavirus case on Tuesday.

World Airports Take Precautions After China Coronavirus Outbreak
January 24, 2020

World Airports Take Precautions After China Coronavirus Outbreak

By Associated Press
Airports around the world are taking steps to contain the new virus’s spread.

Parsing the Economic Damage From the Japan-South Korea Dispute
January 24, 2020

Parsing the Economic Damage From the Japan-South Korea Dispute

By Troy Stangarone
Recent data indicate the overall damage was limited, but that could change if we see another round of escalation.

Who Is Behind K-pop’s Viral Choreography?
January 23, 2020

Who Is Behind K-pop’s Viral Choreography?

By Layne Vandenberg
The minds behind K-pop dance choreography, one of K-pop’s most iconic features, deserve formal recognition. 
Countdown to Doomsday: The Asia Factor
January 23, 2020

Countdown to Doomsday: The Asia Factor

By Jon Letman
We’re now 100 seconds to midnight. How can the Asia-Pacific contribute to (or counter) doomsday?

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