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2017/04/07 | Darren J. Lim and Victor Ferguson

Costs of Chinese Boycotts Cut Both Ways

South Korea joins a growing list of countries suffering economic losses after making political or security decisions in the face of objections from Beijing

2017/04/06 | Troy Lee-Brown

How Asian Regionalism Could Prosper Under Trump

Trump's dispute with Europe fuels doubts about the future of the East Asian regional order. Is the Indo-Pacific concept a viable option to complement or perhaps even help salvage the broader Asian regional project?

2017/04/05 | Jabin T. Jacob

When Religion and Politics Mix: The Dalai Lama and India–China Relations

The Dalai Lama is slated to visit Tawang from April 5-7, which raises a loud protest in Beijing. The visit presages a fresh round of tensions in the India–China relationship.

2017/04/04 | David Dollar

How will Trump and Xi Approach Trade Issues?

The United States does not have much leverage to push China to open up.

2017/04/04 | Zha Daojiong

How Can Xi Get Along with Trump?

For the two countries then — and the wider Asia Pacific region — an un-eventful meet-up is going to be a successful one.

2017/04/01 | Michael Clarke

Does China Have Itself to Blame for the Trans-Nationalisation of Uyghur Terrorism?

Uyghur terrorism is now a serious challenge for Beijing and may be a product of China’s own actions.

2017/04/01 | Anthony V. Rinna

Russia’s Stake in South Korea's THAAD Missile Debate

The geopolitics of South Korea's missile system is of concern to major regional players, namely China, US, and Russia.