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2016/12/28 | Edward White
Trump’s Unlikely Ally: The Chinese Dissident
A high-profile Chinese dissident sees U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a potential game changer for human rights in China.
2016/12/03 | Edward White
Taiwan’s Opposition Questions Value of Trump-Tsai Phone Call
The conversation, which took place on Friday, is thought to be the first time a president or president-elect of the United States has directly talked to the leader of Taiwan since 1979.
2017/01/31 | Matthew Dal Santo
A Gand Bargain: What Russia Now Wants from the West
'Though Trump has yet to fix a date for a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, the Russian press has been alive with discussions about how to make the most of the most Russia-friendly incoming administration in American history.'
2016/11/07 | T J Pempel
What Can Asia Expect Under Hillary’s Presidency?
Short of a zombie invasion or some equivalent deus ex machina, Hillary Clinton's presidency is all but guaranteed.
2016/12/07 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan, Not the US, to Pay the Price for the Trump-Tsai Call
While punishing Taiwan may be Beijing’s proximate aim, China may also hope to convince the Trump administration that closer engagement with Taipei isn’t in their interests, as this will inevitably lead to renewed instability in the Taiwan Strait, argues J. Michael Cole
2016/10/14 | Malaysiakini
WSJ: Businessman's White House Visit Linked to Malaysia Corruption Scandal
The plot thickens as Malaysia's far-reaching corruption scandal continues to unravel.
2016/10/06 | J. Michael Cole
Over 75 Percent of Chinese Believe Way of Life Must be Protected Against ‘Outside Influences’
As China sees a greater role for itself on the global stage, it is also becoming more apprehensive about potential designs against its emergence as a major power.
2017/05/08 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Trump, Venezuela and the Riddle of Freeing a Taiwanese Activist from China
As the wife of a Taiwanese man detained in China travels to the U.S. and Europe to lobby the international community for support, a prominent U.S. human rights lawyer sees several reasons for optimism as to why Trump may not be so bad on human rights after all.
2017/03/20 | Sheila A Smith
Where Does Trump's America First Leave Asia?
Asian leaders may find that their publics are less inclined to compromise with Washington under Trump.
How Will Trump Respond to Duterte's 'Game-Changer' in Asia?
Will Trump attend next year’s ASEAN–U.S. Summit in Manila? The decision will have far-reaching implications.
2017/02/18 | Theodore H. Moran
Weighing China’s Skyrocketing Investment in the United States
Chinese investment in the US has jumped threefold, driven by acquisitions.
2016/08/31 | Carol Chen
U.S. Loses Some of Its Lure for Taiwanese Wishing to Study Abroad
An increasing number of Taiwanese students are going abroad to acquire a higher education, but they are no longer necessarily headed for U.S. universities, as was once the case.
Get Ready for Unification: South Korea's Looming 'Berlin Wall' Moment
'The consequences of Korean unification, while important in economic terms, can also have far-reaching consequences for the political and strategic relationships among Asian nations as well as the international order.'
2017/09/18 | Cai Yiwen
Finding Middle Ground Between US and Chinese Classrooms
Journalist and author Lenora Chu on raising a ‘little soldier’ in the Chinese school system.