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What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
March 29, 2018
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
Xi Jinping is poised to take control of the burgeoning "denuclearization" diplomacy in Northeast Asia.
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
March 28, 2018
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
What if Washington came to terms with a nuclear North Korea but remained on the peninsula?
The Strategic Wisdom of Accommodating North Korea’s Nuclear Status
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
March 24, 2018
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Tokyo has serious concerns about the U.S.-North Korea dialogue and also the potential of nuclear war.
Japan’s Security Alliance Dilemma
Japan Sees Hope for US Metal Duty Exemptions
March 22, 2018
Japan Sees Hope for US Metal Duty Exemptions
On the eve of Trump’s higher steel and aluminium tariffs, Japan’s Trade Minister is pushing grounds for exemptions.
Japan Sees Hope for US Metal Duty Exemptions
The Trump-Kim Summit and the Truth About North Korean Denuclearization
March 15, 2018
The Trump-Kim Summit and the Truth About North Korean Denuclearization
The good, the bad, and the ugly about Trump's upcoming summit with Kim Jong-un.
The Trump-Kim Summit and the Truth About North Korean Denuclearization
How Will Tillerson Be Remembered in Asia? (If At All)
March 14, 2018
How Will Tillerson Be Remembered in Asia? (If At All)
Rex Tillerson does not leave a particularly positive record behind in Asia.
How Will Tillerson Be Remembered in Asia? (If At All)
Trump’s Trade War
March 14, 2018
Trump’s Trade War
A Contest for the Future of the President ... and the World
Trump’s Trade War
What Does Trump Mean When Alluding to a North Korean 'Missile Test' Freeze?
March 12, 2018
What Does Trump Mean When Alluding to a North Korean 'Missile Test' Freeze?
The Trump administration should sweat the details on North Korea's ballistic missile testing freeze assurances.
What Does Trump Mean When Alluding to a North Korean 'Missile Test' Freeze?
South Korean Envoy: Trump Accepts North Korea's Invitation to Meet Kim Jong-un
March 09, 2018
South Korean Envoy: Trump Accepts North Korea's Invitation to Meet Kim Jong-un
The meeting, if it happens, will be the first between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader.
South Korean Envoy: Trump Accepts North Korea's Invitation to Meet Kim Jong-un
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
March 09, 2018
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
U.S. President Donald Trump has a double standard for human rights in Vietnam. And it makes strategic sense.
Loving Vietnam, Criticizing Cambodia: Trump’s Double Standard in Southeast Asia.
The Truth About Trump’s Trade Tariffs
March 07, 2018
The Truth About Trump’s Trade Tariffs
Both supporters and critics of the administration’s move could use a healthy dose of realism.
The Truth About Trump’s Trade Tariffs
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
March 06, 2018
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
The talks for a new SMA come at a sensitive time for the alliance.
US, South Korea to Negotiate Alliance Cost-Sharing
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
February 28, 2018
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
The Trump administration has demonstrated a willingness to engage Southeast Asian leaders of different stripes.
Exercise Cobra Gold Reflecting US Renewed Focus in Asia
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
February 27, 2018
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
Ashraf Ghani's authoritarian tendencies have failed the Afghan people.
Trump's South Asia Strategy and Afghanistan's Political Stalemate: A Way Forward
Why Trump’s Troubling Pakistan Policy Dooms Afghanistan Peace
February 15, 2018
Why Trump’s Troubling Pakistan Policy Dooms Afghanistan Peace
The administration’s approach to Islamabad undermines potential solutions in Afghanistan.
Why Trump’s Troubling Pakistan Policy Dooms Afghanistan Peace
US Air Campaign in Afghanistan Hits Targets Near Tajik and Chinese Border
February 09, 2018
US Air Campaign in Afghanistan Hits Targets Near Tajik and Chinese Border
The U.S. airstrikes in Badakhshan are likely to please China, which may be helping the Afghans build a base in the region.
US Air Campaign in Afghanistan Hits Targets Near Tajik and Chinese Border
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