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Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
May 10, 2019
Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
As Pyongyang seeks to create dissonance in the U.S.-South Korea alliance, Seoul and Washington must move in lockstep.
Why Moon Jae-in Should Not Follow Willy Brandt’s Footsteps
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
April 23, 2019
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
The EU can carve out its own position vis-a-vis the United States and China.
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
February 15, 2019
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
What can we tell from the decision to select Hanoi as the venue for the second Trump-Kim meeting?
Trump-Kim 2: Why Hanoi?
The Art of the Balance: Japan, China and the United States
January 30, 2019
The Art of the Balance: Japan, China and the United States
It’s no easy thing to balance a distant ally with a worrisome close neighbor.
The Art of the Balance: Japan, China and the United States
US Envoys Due in Beijing for Trade Talks
January 05, 2019
US Envoys Due in Beijing for Trade Talks
China says U.S. envoys are expected in Beijing on Monday for talks on the trade fight.
US Envoys Due in Beijing for Trade Talks
Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei
December 28, 2018
Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei
The Canadian arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou came at the request of the U.S., but Canada is likely to be the biggest loser.
Why Canada Will Bear the Brunt of the American War on Huawei
Avoiding a New Cold War: The World Needs a Wind of Change
December 05, 2018
Avoiding a New Cold War: The World Needs a Wind of Change
Why re-establishing lost trust between Russia and the West is more important than ever.
Avoiding a New Cold War: The World Needs a Wind of Change
Can Russia Play a Positive Role on the Korean Peninsula?
December 01, 2018
Can Russia Play a Positive Role on the Korean Peninsula?
Russia has the potential to become a stable partner on the Korean Peninsula.
Can Russia Play a Positive Role on the Korean Peninsula?
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
November 30, 2018
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
A new strategy for Afghanistan begins in Iran and needs India’s help.
Iran, India, and a New Way Forward for Afghanistan
Non-Aligned Amid Great Power Rivalry? The Case of Papua New Guinea
November 08, 2018
Non-Aligned Amid Great Power Rivalry? The Case of Papua New Guinea
A joint base with Australia may tip PNG away from its critical non-aligned balance in the Pacific.
Non-Aligned Amid Great Power Rivalry? The Case of Papua New Guinea
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
November 05, 2018
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
Washington and Pyongyang remain at loggerheads over which should come first: denuclearization or a peace agreement.
US Should Prioritize a Peace Agreement With North Korea
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
October 26, 2018
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
Secretary Wilbur Ross praised Uzbekistan's “democratic reforms,” but what he really meant was economic reforms.
US Commerce Secretary Praises Uzbekistan's Progress
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
October 25, 2018
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
Growing Chinese and Korean missile capabilities are forcing Washington’s hand with regard to the INF withdrawal.
US Withdrawal From the INF Treaty Isn’t About Russia
KORUS Revision Does Little for US, Less for Koreans
September 27, 2018
KORUS Revision Does Little for US, Less for Koreans
What’s actually in the revision of the KORUS free trade agreement?
KORUS Revision Does Little for US, Less for Koreans
Achieving Peace on the Korean Peninsula
September 13, 2018
Achieving Peace on the Korean Peninsula
The possibility of peace seems closer than ever before, but caution is necessary.
Achieving Peace on the Korean Peninsula
How Real Is the Chinese Threat to the United States?
August 24, 2018
How Real Is the Chinese Threat to the United States?
Threat is a function of both capability and intention.
How Real Is the Chinese Threat to the United States?
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