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What the G7 Fiasco Means for Japan
June 12, 2018
What the G7 Fiasco Means for Japan
Japan's goals -- maintaining the U.S.-Japan alliance and upholding the liberal international order -- have never been more at odds.
What the G7 Fiasco Means for Japan
Soundbites, Subtleties, and Substance at the Singapore Summit
June 12, 2018
Soundbites, Subtleties, and Substance at the Singapore Summit
Main takeaways from a historic U.S-North Korea meeting.
Soundbites, Subtleties, and Substance at the Singapore Summit
North Korea Must Come Clean About Its Dirty Money
June 12, 2018
North Korea Must Come Clean About Its Dirty Money
For the goal of complete North Korean denuclearization to be successful, it must have a financial component.
North Korea Must Come Clean About Its Dirty Money
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
June 12, 2018
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
The core of the summit agreement is an exchange of U.S. security guarantees in exchange for a North Korean commitment to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."
Donald Trump, Kim Jong Un Sign Joint Declaration at Singapore Summit
The Singapore Summit: Trump and Kim to Meet
June 12, 2018
The Singapore Summit: Trump and Kim to Meet
Before the summit, both Trump and Kim arrived in Singapore for meetings with Prime Minister Lee.
The Singapore Summit: Trump and Kim to Meet
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
June 12, 2018
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
The two summits, occurring almost contemporaneously, invite easy comparisons focused on tone and optics. What about substance?
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
June 08, 2018
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
The Japanese prime minister's silence on trade during his meeting with Trump was deeply revealing.
Between North Korea and Trade: Shinzo Abe's G7 2018 Dilemma
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
June 08, 2018
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
The Kim-Trump summit is on. What about a trilateral follow-up?
US-North Korea-South Korea: Three's Company or a Crowd?
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
June 07, 2018
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
Japan is facing the hard truth: even a close alliance doesn't provide protection from Trump's tariffs.
A Brewing US-Japan Trade War?
The Future of Special Economic Zones in Afghanistan
June 06, 2018
The Future of Special Economic Zones in Afghanistan
How does the Trump administration’s new South Asia Strategy change the plan for establishing SEZs in Afghanistan?
The Future of Special Economic Zones in Afghanistan
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
May 30, 2018
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
Washington’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal is not good news for Afghanistan.
What Does Trump’s Withdrawal From the Iran Nuclear Deal Mean for Afghanistan?
If the Trump-Kim Summit Is Back On, Here's What the US Must Remember
May 27, 2018
If the Trump-Kim Summit Is Back On, Here's What the US Must Remember
The Trump administration must learn to deal with North Korea as it is—not as it wished North Korea would be.
If the Trump-Kim Summit Is Back On, Here's What the US Must Remember
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
May 25, 2018
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
The revived TPP 11 operates as a significant alternative to China's approach, embodied in the Belt and Road Initiative.
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
May 24, 2018
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
Is Trump second guessing the rush to strike a deal? Showing flexibility? Both? Neither?
The Moon-Trump Summit: This Is Chaos in Action
Why Punishing India on Russia Would Be a Mistake for the United States
May 17, 2018
Why Punishing India on Russia Would Be a Mistake for the United States
Though workarounds can be found, a troubling new piece of legislation has once again raised concerns regarding the U.S.-India defense relationship.
Why Punishing India on Russia Would Be a Mistake for the United States
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
May 17, 2018
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
A Chinese delegation has arrived in Washington, D.C. for a five-day negotiation.
China Remains Low Key as 2nd Round of US-China Trade Talks Start
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