December 01, 2021
‘Patriots Only’: Hong Kong’s New Election System in Action
By Jessie Lau and Shui-yin Sharon Yam
Changes to Hong Kong’s election system, as well as the overarching national security law, have all but killed any formal political opposition.
April 08, 2021
Seoul and Busan Mayor By-Elections Spell Trouble for President Moon
By Mitch Shin
The ruling Democratic Party failed to keep the mayor positions in the country’s two biggest cities in by-elections on Wednesday.
September 04, 2020
Biden and the Democrats: Standing Up to China on Trade?
By Andrew Samet
What does the 2020 Democratic Party platform tell us about the trade policy that a President Joe Biden would pursue?
October 22, 2018
What a Midterm ‘Blue Wave’ in America Would Mean for Asia
By Joshua Kurlantzick
What happens to U.S. Asia policy if Democrats retake the House and/or Senate?
April 21, 2017
North Korea in the Spotlight as South Korea’s Presidential Race Tightens
By Shannon Tiezzi
As the North Korea threat grows, a dark horse consolidates support.
July 14, 2016
How Specifically Does Japan's LDP Want to Revise the Constitution?
By Adam P. Liff
A 2012 proposal for amending Japan's post-war constitution offers some guidance.
May 13, 2016
Guarded Confidence in Mongolian Democracy
By Julian Dierkes
A high court ruling on the country’s electoral system has thrown Mongolia into political turmoil.
October 25, 2015
US China Policy Under a Republican President
By Greg Austin
Can we expect a better China policy from the U.S. if a Republican takes office in the White House in January 2017?
October 16, 2015
What Is Bernie Sanders’ China Policy?
By Benjamin David Baker
It’s not actually all that different to Hillary Clinton’s.
October 15, 2015
First Democratic Presidential Debate: Parsing Policy, Projecting Persona
By Mercy A. Kuo and Angelica O. Tang
Robust exchange on domestic issues, U.S. foreign policy vision absent.
April 20, 2015
3 Ways a Hillary Clinton Presidency Would Affect US-China Relations
By Dingding Chen
A Hillary Clinton presidency would certainly present some challenges, but nothing U.S.-China relations can't withstand.
November 04, 2014
How a Republican Midterm Win Could Help Obama's Pivot to Asia
By Ankit Panda
A Republican Senate might just be what the White House needs to build momentum on the TPP.