July 13, 2022
The Politics Behind Who is Attending the Pacific Islands Forum Leaders’ Meeting
By Patricia O’Brien
Dialogue partners were disinvited from the PIF meeting this week as the organization wrestles with internal divisions. But U.S. Vice President Harris got to speak virtually to the forum anyway.
July 07, 2022
Ahead of G-20 Ministers’ Meeting, China Slams US, NATO
By Associated Press
Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Zhao Lijian's comments underscore the increasingly fractious relationship between Beijing and Washington.
June 23, 2022
What ‘Zhong Sheng’ Says About China’s Perceptions of the Ukraine Conflict
By Brandon Valeriano and Juan Garcia-Nieto
What has China communicated -- through the state run Zhong Sheng pen name in the People’s Daily -- about the conflict in Ukraine?
May 07, 2022
China’s Xi Proposes Global Security Initiative
By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
Despite the hypocrisy and power politics at the foundation of the GSI, it would be foolish to dismiss it or assume that it will not garner support from other countries.
January 29, 2022
Has Russia Wrecked American ‘G-2’ Plans?
By Shrey Khanna and Aditya Pareek
In the mindscape of the U.S. strategic community, China now enjoys the position which the Soviet Union had during the Cold War. Moscow is keen to disrupt that emerging bipolar order.
October 07, 2021
CIA Creates Working Group on China as Threats Keep Rising
By Nomaan Merchant
China is an especially difficult challenge for the U.S. intelligence community.
September 29, 2021
The Myth of ‘Spheres of Influence’ in the Pacific Region
By Sasha Davis
How a faulty geographical mindset is leading policymakers astray in the region.
September 21, 2021
What AUKUS and Afghanistan Tell Us About the US Asia Strategy
By Arash Reisinezhad
Put together, these two seemingly unrelated developments signal a new U.S. strategy in the competition with China.
August 02, 2021
Japan’s Challenge in the Age of China-US Rivalry
By Michio Ueda
Tokyo must find a way to synthesize national security and economic strategy amid increased competition between Beijing and Washington.
July 30, 2021
Reasons for Optimism in Wake of Sherman’s Visit to China
By Brian Wong
Policymakers from both sides of the Pacific would benefit from seizing upon the opportunity generated by Deputy Secretary Wendy Sherman's visit.
July 26, 2021
The Difficulty of Sino-American Economic Disentanglement
By Robert Farley
Disentanglement may hurt China more than the United States, but that doesn’t mean the U.S. would benefit.
July 24, 2021
Innovation Offense vs. Defense
By Robert Farley
Should the U.S. focus on enhancing innovation or protecting the products of innovation from theft?