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Will Kevin McCarthy’s GOP Finally Make China a Partisan Issue?
January 13, 2023

Will Kevin McCarthy’s GOP Finally Make China a Partisan Issue?

By Jiachen Shi
Republicans may find they can best pursue two top agenda items – contain China and cripple Biden – by intertwining them.

China Was an Issue in the US Midterms, Especially in Attack Ads
November 09, 2022

China Was an Issue in the US Midterms, Especially in Attack Ads

By Joe Renouard
In hundred of campaign ads, China is portrayed as both a threat to American interests and a partner for corrupt elites in the United States.
Why Did the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Take on Fox News?
September 01, 2021

Why Did the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Take on Fox News?

By Grant Wyeth
In an investigative series, the ABC laid out the connection between misleading reporting on Fox and the January 6 unrest in Washington, DC. 

The US Consensus on China Is Just a Mirage
June 04, 2021

The US Consensus on China Is Just a Mirage

By Paul Nadeau
Anyone hoping that U.S. China policy will avoid the pitfalls of growing political polarization is going to be disappointed.

Donald Trump’s Prabowo Delusion
November 17, 2020

Donald Trump’s Prabowo Delusion

By James Guild
Donald Trump's refusal to concede echoes the aftermath of Indonesia's last election. But there are some crucial differences, too.

Biden and the Democrats: Standing Up to China on Trade?
September 04, 2020

Biden and the Democrats: Standing Up to China on Trade?

By Andrew Samet
What does the 2020 Democratic Party platform tell us about the trade policy that a President Joe Biden would pursue?

‘One of Us’: South Asians Celebrate Harris as Biden’s VP Choice
August 14, 2020

‘One of Us’: South Asians Celebrate Harris as Biden’s VP Choice

By Associated Press
The first Indian American -- or, indeed, Asian American -- candidate on a U.S. presidential ticket has caused quite a stir.
Bolton: Trump Moves in Office Guided by Reelection Concerns
June 18, 2020

Bolton: Trump Moves in Office Guided by Reelection Concerns

By Associated Press
A scathing new book by former Trump adviser John Bolton alleges that the president begged Xi Jinping for reelection help.

The 2020 Politics Behind Trump’s Trade War Against India
July 12, 2019

The 2020 Politics Behind Trump’s Trade War Against India

By Pratik Chougule
Populist pressures have caught up to Washington as Trump gears up for re-election.

Is the US Suffering a ‘War Gap’?
April 06, 2018

Is the US Suffering a ‘War Gap’?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Why American decision-makers continue to fail to understand the true nature of military conflict.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the Future of US Asia Policy
August 10, 2016

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and the Future of US Asia Policy

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss the 2016 U.S. general election.
US-Singapore Relations and Obama's Rebalance to Asia
August 06, 2016

US-Singapore Relations and Obama's Rebalance to Asia

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran discuss U.S.-Singapore ties and the TPP.

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