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2019/01/09 | Stuart Heaver

Want to Understand the US-China Trade War? Turn Back the Clock to 1784

Trade tensions between the US and China have roots in 18th century tea tariffs and opium clippers.

2018/12/27 | New Bloom

OPINION: The Departure of James Mattis Is a Dire Warning for Taiwan

Taiwan should note that the US can no longer be counted on to unconditionally support its allies.

2018/11/20 | East Asia Forum

OPINION: US-China Hostilities Risk Leaving US Economy Cold

A new Cold War was not inevitable but now that it's here the US would do well to focus on fostering its technological prowess.

2018/09/17 | Taiwan Insight

ANALYSIS: After 2 Years, Any Changes in the US-China-Taiwan Relationship?

In engaging with the US, Tsai Ing-wen has stuck to the same script as previous Taiwanese leaders. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

2018/08/15 | Asia Dialogue

ANALYSIS: The Rise of China's Anti-Foreigner Commercial Nationalism

China has greenlighted a flurry of movies and TV series with nationalist, anti-foreigner themes. The ratings and box office numbers suggest that domestic audiences are gobbling them up.

2018/07/03 | The Interpreter

Rim of the Pacific Navy Exercises Underway amid Incoherent Trump Foreign Policy

This year's military exercise focuses on providing training for non-US navies, while demonstrating the incoherence of the Trump administration's foreign policy.

2018/07/02 | East Asia Forum

The World Is Waking Up to Beijing's South China Sea Ambitions

Governments from London to Kuala Lumpur are no longer content to allow China to operate uncontested in the South China Sea.

2018/06/19 | TIME

Trump Escalates Tit for Tat Tariff War with China

The Trump administration shows no signs of tamping down the rhetoric on China's unfair trade practices.