February 03, 2023
What’s Behind Proposed Changes to US Marine Deployments in Okinawa?
By Christopher Edward Carroll
Japan and the U.S. are actively taking note of changes in China’s naval and air capabilities in the region and making changes of their own.
February 01, 2023
Former Shanghai Bookseller’s Wife Hit With ‘Exit Ban’
By Kanis Leung
Fang Xie wrote in a letter that the police have told her she cannot leave until her husband, a former bookseller who left China after his store was shut down for political reasons, gives himself up.
January 25, 2023
Asia Travel Hotspots Quiet as Chinese Tourists Stay Away
By Tassanee Vejpongsa and Elaine Kurtenbach
Bali and Chiang Mai are the busiest they have been since the pandemic struck three years ago, but they're still relatively quiet.
January 17, 2023
China Records 1st Population Fall in Decades as Births Drop
By Ken Moritsugu
China's population has begun to decline about a decade earlier than previously expected.
January 13, 2023
Will Kevin McCarthy’s GOP Finally Make China a Partisan Issue?
By Jiachen Shi
Republicans may find they can best pursue two top agenda items – contain China and cripple Biden – by intertwining them.
January 11, 2023
German, Lithuanian Lawmakers Show Support With Taiwan Visit
By Huizhong Wu
The Lithuanian delegation in particular drew parallels between the threat they face from Russia and the threat Taiwan faces from China.
January 10, 2023
With High Hopes, Thailand Welcomes Chinese Tourists’ Return
By Chalida Ekvitthayavechnukul and Tied McLeod Ji
In 2019, before the pandemic, around 11 million Chinese visited Thailand each year.
January 04, 2023
Philippines’ Marcos Jr. Heads to China Amid Sea Disputes
By Associated Press
Alluding to the two countries' territorial dispute in the South China Sea, Marcos said he looks forward to discussing bilateral and regional political and security issues.
December 30, 2022
2022: The Year Japan and Germany Became ‘Normal’ Countries
By Chietigj Bajpaee
Japan and Germany rediscovered their geopolitical voice in 2022, making parallel efforts to develop more assertive national security postures.
December 28, 2022
Asian Geopolitics in 2022: A Retrospective
By Ankit Panda and Catherine Putz
What trends and events shaped the region in 2022?
December 27, 2022
Why Europe Struggles With US Export Controls on China
By Antonia Hmaidi and Rebecca Arcesati
In October, the U.S. passed sweeping new export controls on China. It has not been as easy for the United States to gain buy-in as some in Washington expected.
December 27, 2022
Countering China in Africa by Reaffirming US Tech Leadership
By Sam Howell
To effectively mitigate the influence of Huawei and other Chinese tech giants in Africa, the U.S. must position itself as a willing and reliable alternative partner.