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East Asia Comes to Europe
June 06, 2018
East Asia Comes to Europe
A tale of two suitors: Chinese and Japanese investments in Central and Eastern Europe.
East Asia Comes to Europe
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
June 06, 2018
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
The emerging U.S.-China trade war will make a China-Russia axis even more likely.
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
May 30, 2018
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
Digging into the National Supervision Commission.
What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?
The US-China Trade War
May 27, 2018
The US-China Trade War
A simple plan: action, confusion, and retreat
The US-China Trade War
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
May 26, 2018
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
Trump's failure to coordinate with China before attempting North Korea diplomacy doomed the endeavor from the start.
How Leaving China in the Dark Helped Doom the Trump-Kim Summit
China's Teenage Mothers
May 21, 2018
China's Teenage Mothers
Youth, interrupted
China's Teenage Mothers
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
May 18, 2018
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
Taiwan’s systemic inertia has created the perfect environment for the continued exploitation of migrant fishermen.
The Dirty Secret of Taiwan’s Fishing Industry
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
May 11, 2018
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
In postwar Japan, the coast guard has taken a leading role in defending maritime interests.
Japan: From Gunboat Diplomacy to Coast Guard Diplomacy
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
May 03, 2018
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
What a Chinese aerospace magazine cover tells us about China's future stealth bombers.
China's Future Stealth Bomber Fleet
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
May 02, 2018
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
An interview with Elizabeth Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
May 01, 2018
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Can Beijing really care for 57 million former members of the People’s Liberation Army?
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
A Window into North Korea
April 24, 2018
A Window into North Korea
Looking at North Korea on the way to Russia via train.
A Window into North Korea
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
April 23, 2018
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
How long can Japan keep up its balancing act between Russia and the West?
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
April 17, 2018
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
April 10, 2018
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
China is developing a nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile, likely based off the DF-21.
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
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