The Rising Tide of ‘Imperial Han’ Nationalism in China
By Hu YanWenan
This extreme Han ethno-nationalist sentiment, once relegated to the fringe, is increasingly influential.
Beyond the Battlefield: China’s Quiet Bid to Sway Taiwan’s 2024 Election (and Future)
By Shaoyu Yuan and Jun Xiang
In the psychological sense, China’s “invasion” of Taiwan is well underway.
The Belt and Road Initiative’s Impact Depends on the Recipient Country
By Tola Amusan
The nature of domestic institutions in China’s partners determines whether the BRI actually advances socioeconomic development or simply enriches elites.
Japan Fears Growing Threat From North Korea’s Latest Spy Satellite
By Thisanka Siripala
Japan goes back to the drawing board to tackle North Korea’s spy satellite and advancing nuclear weapons program.
South Korea’s Surprisingly Successful China Policy
By Derek Grossman
Despite talking tough on Beijing, President Yoon Suk-yeol has helped stabilize the two nations' relationship.
Bridging the Narrative Gap in China-US Relations
By Vu Le Thai Hoang and Ngo Di Lan
States regularly tell stories about themselves and how the world works. Chinese and American narratives – including about the Biden-Xi summit – remain at odds.
Canada-Mongolia New Comprehensive Partnership Means Business
By Bolor Lkhaajav
As the two countries celebrate 50 years of diplomatic ties, Mongolia in particular is hoping to jumpstart trade and investment.
Will Lee Jun-seok Be the Wild Card in South Korea’s General Election?
By Jason Morgan and Kenji Yoshida
The popular former party chair could rescue the ruling PPP’s chances next April – or he could torpedo the conservative party’s odds.
1 Dead, 7 Missing After US Military Osprey Aircraft Crashes off SW Japan
By Takahashi Kosuke
Japan requested U.S. Forces Japan ground Osprey transport aircraft, and the JGSDF grounded its own Ospreys amid U.S. Air Force safety concerns.
The Trends Driving Transatlantic Convergence on China
By Valbona Zeneli
With similar concerns on both sides of the Atlantic, there are six main factors that will define whether we see a policy convergence on China.
PALM10: Japan’s Chance to Engage With Pacific Island Countries
By Mina Pollmann
As China attempts to increase its influence over the PICs, Japan must marshal a strategic response that connects these states to its broader objectives in the Indo-Pacific.
Silenced in China, Grassroots Activists Commemorate the White Paper Protests Abroad
By Yaqiu Wang
A year after the massive demonstrations against draconian lockdown rules, participants have an abiding new sense of strength and responsibility.