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Invite to President Tsai From US Senators Met With Cautious Skepticism in Taiwan
February 15, 2019
Invite to President Tsai From US Senators Met With Cautious Skepticism in Taiwan
Prominent observers and scholars are worried now is not the time to push for a radical paradigm shift in the unofficial U.S.-Taiwan relationship.
Invite to President Tsai From US Senators Met With Cautious Skepticism in Taiwan
Why Speaker Pelosi Should Invite President Tsai Ing-wen Before Congress
February 09, 2019
Why Speaker Pelosi Should Invite President Tsai Ing-wen Before Congress
And why that invitation should signal a US policy change toward normalization.
Why Speaker Pelosi Should Invite President Tsai Ing-wen Before Congress
Why a Democratic House Is Not Good News for China
November 23, 2018
Why a Democratic House Is Not Good News for China
Most midterm elections don't have a significant impact on U.S.-China relations. 2018 could be an exception.
Why a Democratic House Is Not Good News for China
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
March 19, 2018
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
As the United States rethinks its approach to China, it's time to also reimagine relations with Taiwan.
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
February 17, 2016
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
A small but telling example of US election politicking affecting the U.S.-China relationship.
US Senate Votes to Give Chinese Embassy a New Address: 1 Liu Xiaobo Plaza
US Congress Close to Passing New Sanctions on North Korea
February 12, 2016
US Congress Close to Passing New Sanctions on North Korea
Yesterday, the Senate unanimously passed a bill calling for tough new sanctions that could impact China as well.
US Congress Close to Passing New Sanctions on North Korea
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
May 08, 2015
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
With the Senate's 98-1 backing, it looks like Congress will have a say in any final Iran deal.
98-1: The US Senate Wants a Say in the Iran Deal
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
April 28, 2015
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
The United States' alliance with Japan can grow stronger still.
Toward a Stronger US-Japan Alliance
What a Republican-Controlled Senate Means for India
November 09, 2014
What a Republican-Controlled Senate Means for India
The Modi government is likely to see a U.S. Congress engaged in India relations, with caveats.
What a Republican-Controlled Senate Means for India
A HASC Chairman for the Asian Century
February 11, 2014
A HASC Chairman for the Asian Century
J. Randy Forbes is the best choice for the next Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee.
A HASC Chairman for the Asian Century
US Congress Takes Hard-Line Stance on China's Maritime Disputes
January 16, 2014
US Congress Takes Hard-Line Stance on China's Maritime Disputes
At a US congressional hearing, members denounced China's actions in disputed maritime regions.
US Congress Takes Hard-Line Stance on China's Maritime Disputes
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
December 07, 2013
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
A group in Congress is trying to revive interest in TPP, but it might be too little, too late.
The TPP's Not Dead Yet (But It's Close)
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
September 20, 2013
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
Congressional opposition to the US-Russian deal on Syria underscores the scale of Obama’s challenge on Iran.
What Iran Really Learned from the Syrian Crisis
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
July 25, 2013
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
Four members of Congress ask the White House for an interagency document on implementing the rebalance.
US Lawmakers Call for Strategic Review of Pivot
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
June 25, 2012
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
As Congressional progress stalls, the U.S. moves to tackle the bioterrorism threat from Asia.
U.S. Eyes Bioterrorism Threat
Congress’s Risky Chest-Thumping
June 20, 2012
Congress’s Risky Chest-Thumping
A provision by House Republicans requiring the Obama administration to consider deploying tactical nuclear weapons to Asia was about sounding tough. It was also dangerous.
Congress’s Risky Chest-Thumping
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