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2018/11/08 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Trump, Bolsonaro, and Taiwan's Looney Friends
Taiwan's 17 remaining official allies, along with its larger unofficial friends, make for strange bedfellows.
2018/09/28 | China Brief
Guess Who's Back: Xi Sheds Low Profile to Navigate the Trade War
Xi Jinping laid low throughout the summer, leading to rabid speculation from China watchers. He's back now, but is he here to stay?
2018/09/12 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: US Diplomatic Recalls Should Not Inspire Taiwanese Confidence
The US recalled diplomats from countries that dropped recognition of Taiwan, but it’s anyone’s guess who is calling the shots in Washington.
2018/08/20 | Policy Forum
OPINION: Differing Strategic Visions in the Indo-Pacific Cloud the Region's Future
India, Japan and the US all have different ideas about what the Indo-Pacific means, casting doubt over its future as a concept.
2018/08/17 | Nick Aspinwall
US Defense Act Angers China, Reaffirms Status Quo for Taiwan
The Taiwan provisions in the annual United States defense act change little, but there may be substance beneath the symbolism which further deepens US-Taiwan military ties.
2018/08/06 | China Brief
ANALYSIS: Trade War Stalemate Threatens Xi's Stranglehold on Power
Xi's position atop China's political hierarchy may not be in danger, but the trade war with the United States has drawn out internal skeptics of Xi's economic policy. Could change be afoot in Zhongnanhai?
2018/08/01 | The Conversation
OPINION: It's Time to End the 'Fake News' Era
The term has a myriad different interpretations and we would be better off abandoning it.
2018/07/31 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: China and ASEAN Prepare to Play Nice in South China Sea
ASEAN's member states must firmly defend their interests as they enter into negotiations with China over a framework for a Code of Conduct in the South China Sea.
2018/06/08 | TIME
OPINION: Signs Suggest Kim Is Ready to Deal in Singapore
A purge of top military brass and the completion of nuclear capability suggest Kim is ready to open up to economic development.
2018/03/05 | Mike Callaghan
US Chances of Rejoining the TPP Fade
The remaining 11 members of the Trans Pacific Partnership are renegotiating a deal that leaves the US out in the cold.
2017/12/20 | John Edwards
Trump Shakes a Stick at China with 'Economic Aggression'
For American allies the possibility of being conscripted to counter China's economic rise raises awkward issues.
Trump's Asia Trip was Surprisingly Predictable
Donald Trump seems to be content with withdrawing his country from the Asia-Pacific security landscape — but withdrawing leaves a vacuum into which others will expand.
2017/11/07 | Van Jackson
US War Talk on North Korea 'Pours Water on Wet Sponge'
The Trump administration’s maximum-pressure policy generates risks of miscalculation and an obvious impression that the U.S. is positioning itself for war without any prospect of upside for the effort.