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China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
February 07, 2018
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
What are the consequences of the Trump administration’s tariffs on foreign-made solar cells?
China’s Solar Power Dominance and Trump’s Trade Tariffs
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
February 05, 2018
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
China presents many challenges, but bluff, bluster, and empty rhetoric will be seen for exactly what it is.
US Allies Aren’t Buying Its New Strategies to Confront China
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
February 02, 2018
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
Competing regional interests have only intensified Afghanistan’s security miseries.
What Explains Afghanistan’s Early-2018 Surge in Violence?
Trump’s Way of War in Afghanistan: More Explosions, Less Information
January 31, 2018
Trump’s Way of War in Afghanistan: More Explosions, Less Information
Trump promised a conditions-based approach to Afghanistan. Now the U.S. military is withholding data about the conditions.
Trump’s Way of War in Afghanistan: More Explosions, Less Information
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
January 26, 2018
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
Realizing the full potential of the new Major Defense Partner status means acting now.
Trump Must Act Now on US-India Defense Relations
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
January 18, 2018
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
Given that little about what is occurring is new, here is a cliché-ridden assessment of what lies ahead for him.
What’s Next for South Korea’s Moon Jae-in in 2018?
Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
January 17, 2018
Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
Bilateral trade, Afghanistan, and North Korea's nukes were on the agenda.
Nazarbayev Goes to Washington
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
January 12, 2018
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Is Donald Trump the U.S. president to get Pakistan to do the United States' bidding? Probably not.
Will Trump's Lash-Out Against Pakistan Succeed Where Other US Presidents Failed?
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
January 11, 2018
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
The visit will be Nursultan Nazarbayev's first under the presidency of Donald Trump.
Trump to Host Kazakh President Next Week
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
December 29, 2017
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
The Trump National Security Strategy document flatters India, but how can New Delhi reap the benefits from the United States?
How Can India Leverage the Trump National Security Strategy?
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
December 21, 2017
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Could China play the good cop while the U.S. plays the bad cop?
China’s Belt and Road Meets Trump’s Afghanistan Plan
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
December 19, 2017
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
The administration could be courting disaster if it relies too heavily on a punitive approach against Beijing.
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
November 14, 2017
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
The White House's readout of the latest Trump-Modi meeting includes an unusual line.
White House: Trump and Modi Resolve That US and India Should 'Have the World's Greatest Militaries'
Three Ways to Woo Trump
November 13, 2017
Three Ways to Woo Trump
Japan, South Korea, China take different tacks in presidential visits — which will have proved most effective?
Three Ways to Woo Trump
Trump’s Iran Strategy Needs a Dose of Historical Reality
November 09, 2017
Trump’s Iran Strategy Needs a Dose of Historical Reality
Trying to sideline Iran ignores over 2,500 years of history.
Trump’s Iran Strategy Needs a Dose of Historical Reality
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
November 09, 2017
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
Outlook appears generally positive as Hanoi gears up for the meeting, but uncertainties still remain.
Where Is Vietnam’s Economy Headed as It Hosts APEC?
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