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Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision
January 26, 2021

Conflict Between South Korea and Japan Surges Again With Court’s ‘Comfort Women’ Decision

By Mitch Shin
The Japanese government rejected a court ruling on compensation for South Korean women forced into sexual slavery during World War II. 

China Consolidates Its Commercial Foothold in Djibouti
January 26, 2021

China Consolidates Its Commercial Foothold in Djibouti

By Mordechai Chaziza
China's presence in Africa's smallest country is far more extensive than just a military base.
China’s Xi Champions Multilateralism at Davos, Again
January 26, 2021

China’s Xi Champions Multilateralism at Davos, Again

By Eleanor Albert
Once again, China's leader addressed the World Economic Forum to outline his vision for global governance.

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy: A Potent Card?
January 26, 2021

India’s Vaccine Diplomacy: A Potent Card?

By Sudha Ramachandran
While China has faltered in delivering COVID-19 vaccines to South Asian countries, India has stepped in.

The Trump Administration’s Final China Push
January 22, 2021

The Trump Administration’s Final China Push

By Ben Lowsen
The Trump administration in its waning hours took more aggressive measures against Beijing. Has it locked new President Biden into a needlessly hostile policy?

Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation
January 22, 2021

Indonesia Urges Myanmar to Create Safe Conditions for Rohingya Repatriation

By Sebastian Strangio
Conditions in Rakhine State are unlikely to be amenable to the safe return of refugees any time soon.

Report Repudiates Trump Officials’ Claims About US and Ladakh
January 22, 2021

Report Repudiates Trump Officials’ Claims About US and Ladakh

By Abhijnan Rej
A January 19 news article by a well-connected Indian journalist calls recent claims to question.
Biden Administration Makes Early Outreach to Taiwan
January 21, 2021

Biden Administration Makes Early Outreach to Taiwan

By Shannon Tiezzi
For the first time since 1979, Taiwan’s representative in the U.S. received an official invitation to a U.S. presidential inauguration.

In Lifting Trump Travel Bans, Biden Removes Visa Restrictions on Kyrgyzstan
January 21, 2021

In Lifting Trump Travel Bans, Biden Removes Visa Restrictions on Kyrgyzstan

By Catherine Putz
Some travel restrictions remain due to COVID-19, but Kyrgyzstan is no longer subject to a direct U.S. visa ban.

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim
January 21, 2021

Biden Administration to Probe Rohingya Genocide Claim

By Sebastian Strangio
What would it mean for the U.S. government to officially declare the Myanmar atrocities "genocide"?

China Bids Farewell to Trump Administration’s ‘Lies and Madness’
January 21, 2021

China Bids Farewell to Trump Administration’s ‘Lies and Madness’

By Shannon Tiezzi
China’s Foreign Ministry hit a group of outgoing officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, with sanctions.
Why Some in Japan Are Still Unsettled About a Biden Administration
January 20, 2021

Why Some in Japan Are Still Unsettled About a Biden Administration

By Carlos Ramirez
The favorable view of Trump’s policy combined with a pessimism of Biden as it relates to Japan is both unfounded and misguided

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