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Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
November 22, 2018
Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
Don't blame Pyongyang: the United States and South Korea are weakening their alliance on their own.
Who’s Driving the Wedge Into US-South Korea Relations?
Trump Points the Finger at Pakistan Again. What Does It Mean for Afghanistan?
November 21, 2018
Trump Points the Finger at Pakistan Again. What Does It Mean for Afghanistan?
What Trump’s latest tirade against Pakistan means for Washington’s plans in Afghanistan.
Trump Points the Finger at Pakistan Again. What Does It Mean for Afghanistan?
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
November 10, 2018
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
There may be brief respite for Beijing, but long-term competition isn't going anywhere.
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
November 07, 2018
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
There are hopeful signs on several fronts, from trade issues to security ties.
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
Even With a Waiver, Will Iran Sanctions Chill US-India Ties?
November 07, 2018
Even With a Waiver, Will Iran Sanctions Chill US-India Ties?
Without greater energy cooperation, the U.S.-India partnership will feel the chill from an Iranian sanctions winter.
Even With a Waiver, Will Iran Sanctions Chill US-India Ties?
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
November 05, 2018
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
Washington and Pyongyang remain at loggerheads over which should come first: denuclearization or a peace agreement.
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
November 02, 2018
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
A situation report from Washington assessing the U.S. whole of government opposition to China’s challenges.
Pushback: America’s New China Strategy
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
November 01, 2018
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
Could an anti-corruption mission provide the common ground Trump and Xi need to break the trade deadlock?
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
Trumping Asia
November 01, 2018
Trumping Asia
Nearly halfway through his term, what does President Trump’s Asia policy look like?
Trumping Asia
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
October 26, 2018
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
Secretary Wilbur Ross praised Uzbekistan's “democratic reforms,” but what he really meant was economic reforms.
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
October 19, 2018
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
The Trump administration’s free and open Indo-Pacific (FOIP) strategy is quickly gaining more definition.
How Vietnam Benefits From US Strategy in the South China Sea
The Weaponization of Airspace
October 15, 2018
The Weaponization of Airspace
Sovereignty and Disorder from Above
The Weaponization of Airspace
The Risks of Kim's Diplomatic Double Game
October 11, 2018
The Risks of Kim's Diplomatic Double Game
Increased tensions in the South China Sea heightens the risks of Kim Jong Un’s diplomatic double game.
The Risks of Kim's Diplomatic Double Game
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
October 10, 2018
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
The United States must commit to diplomacy with North Korea -- even in the face of setbacks.
US-North Korea: Talking Is Our Only Chance at Peace
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
October 06, 2018
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
Far from a “horrible deal,” KORUS has worked quite well for the United States.
The Truth About KORUS and Jobs
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
October 02, 2018
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
Neither the United States nor China is winning right now and the trade war will be a long one.
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
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