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Behind Legislators’ Push to Make PRC National Day a New York State Holiday
December 04, 2021

Behind Legislators’ Push to Make PRC National Day a New York State Holiday

By Flora Yan
Even amid sky-high China-U.S. tensions, there is an ongoing bid to make October 1 a public holiday -- "China Day" -- in New York state.

Amid Tensions With Turkey, China Is Putting the Kurdish Issue in Play
December 04, 2021

Amid Tensions With Turkey, China Is Putting the Kurdish Issue in Play

By Nurettin Akcay
Responding to Turkey's stepped up rhetoric on Uyghurs, Beijing is taking aim at an ethnic issue sensitive to Ankara.
How to Jumpstart a Dialogue With China on Arms Control
December 03, 2021

How to Jumpstart a Dialogue With China on Arms Control

By Samuel M. Hickey
Engaging China in talks for its accession to the Missile Technology Control Regime could open the way for broader arms control talks.

What Would an End-of-War Declaration for the Korean Peninsula Actually Mean?
December 03, 2021

What Would an End-of-War Declaration for the Korean Peninsula Actually Mean?

By Sukjoon Yoon
Several countries will be impacted by an end-of-war declaration, and the extent of the impact is poorly understood – but likely to be quite limited.

Mongolia-Russia Diplomatic Relations at 100
December 03, 2021

Mongolia-Russia Diplomatic Relations at 100

By Bolor Lkhaajav
The past, present, and future of a close and complex relationship.

WTA Pulls Its Tournaments From China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai
December 03, 2021

WTA Pulls Its Tournaments From China Over Concerns for Peng Shuai

By Howard Fendrich
The Women’s Tennis Association said it would not conduct business in China until it was satisfied that Peng was “truly safe and free” and her accusation of sexual assault was being investigated.

Can Kishida Become Japan’s First Human Rights Prime Minister?
December 02, 2021

Can Kishida Become Japan’s First Human Rights Prime Minister?

By Mieczysław P. Boduszyński and Christopher K. Lamont
Japan has rarely been keen to promote human rights and democracy overseas. That may change under Kishida and his new special adviser on human rights.
Domestic Abuse Incident Highlights Taiwan’s Struggles With Misogyny
December 02, 2021

Domestic Abuse Incident Highlights Taiwan’s Struggles With Misogyny

By Brian Hioe
High-profile politician Kao Chia-yu revealed she had been assaulted by her boyfriend, sparking sympathy from some and cynical political attacks from others.

Is China Stacking the Technology Deck by Setting International Standards?
December 02, 2021

Is China Stacking the Technology Deck by Setting International Standards?

By Danny Russel and Blake Berger
Though often overshadowed by China’s advances in technology, the state-directed strategy to set technological standards will have a lasting impact.

US Global Posture Review Calls for Stationing More Units in South Korea  
December 02, 2021

US Global Posture Review Calls for Stationing More Units in South Korea  

By Mitch Shin
The Pentagon announced on Tuesday that it decided to station an Apache attack helicopter squadron and artillery division headquarters permanently in South Korea.

‘China Day’ in New York: A Case Study in United Front Work
December 02, 2021

‘China Day’ in New York: A Case Study in United Front Work

By Flora Yan
How United Front organizations worked to advance the CCP’s political agenda in the New York State Legislature, especially at a time of strained China-U.S. relations.
China Lashes Out at Japan’s Former PM Abe Over Taiwan Warning
December 02, 2021

China Lashes Out at Japan’s Former PM Abe Over Taiwan Warning

By Associated Press
Abe Shinzo’s pointed comments on Taiwan drew an angry reaction from Beijing.

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