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2017/08/11 | Edward White
Security Beefed-Up as Taiwan’s Biggest-Ever Event is Politicized
Protests loom at a rare major sporting event in Taipei, as China continues to block Taiwan’s presence on the international stage.
2017/05/18 | Michal Thim
ANALYSIS: Tsai’s Defense and Security Challenges Line Up in Year Two
Boosting the national defense budget, avoiding a spending blowout on submarines, watching out for aggression in the South China Sea and keeping up Taiwan’s defense from cyber attacks; chances are Taiwan’s president will be kept busy keeping the country safe in the second year of her presidency.
2017/04/05 | Jason Douglas
A China-US Dilemma: THAAD and China’s Nuclear Capability
It’s unclear at this point in which direction Sino-US strategic relations will go, but all indications point to a deterioration.
2017/04/03 | Sam Roggeveen
China's Huge Industrial Ambitions
China's ambitions are clearly much bigger than current foreign investment suggests.
2017/04/03 | John Lee
The Rise of the New Chinese Diaspora
The high-skilled Chinese diaspora is ideally placed to mediate the two-way flow of funds and information.   
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.
2017/03/18 | Alex Sager
BOOK REVIEW: 'Theory of the Border'
In 'Theory of the Border,' Thomas Nail looks at the constitutive role played by different types of border regimes – fences, walls, cells and checkpoints – in constructing societies across history as part of his broader ‘kinopolitics’ centred on movement, with focus on the Mexico-US border.
2017/03/01 | Timothy S. Rich
China-North Korea Relations: Pitfalls and Possibilities
'An economically more secure North Korea has more to lose through a brinkmanship policy and may feel more willing to return to the Six Party Talks framework.'
Democracies Take Up Arms Against Cyberattacks
'An adequate defense will be multilayered and rolling it out will be much more difficult than simply ensuring our politicians change their passwords regularly.'
2017/01/26 | Wayne Pajunen
OPINION: Trump Properties Likely Terrorist Targets
By not divesting of his business empire President Trump presents terrorists with new soft targets.
2017/01/18 | Dmitry Filippov
Japan's Perilous Russian Rapprochement
Abe should not lose sight of the perils of a charm offensive with Moscow, especially in the wake of the Donald Trump victory, argues Dmitry Flippov.
2016/11/29 | Alek Chance
Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy and China
We cannot count on Trump to be an isolationist; this common expectation is misguided and based in an oversimplification of his rhetoric, argues Alek Chance.
2016/11/17 | Crispin Rovere
Yes, Trump is a Realist and No, This is Not Subjective
Donald Trump is perhaps the most realist of all candidates ever to be elected President of the United States, argues Crispin Rovere.
2016/11/09 | Kerri Ng
U.S. Election Offers Little Hope for Okinawa
'It is likely that Trump’s foreign policies would be disastrous for both Japan and Okinawa.'
2016/10/28 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Taiwan's 'Digital' Minister, Audrey Tang
This is the first of a three-part interview with Taiwan’s ‘genius hacker'.
2016/10/19 | Zi Yang
China’s Private Security Companies Expand Role at Home and Abroad
Unlike their large and globally renowned Western counterparts, Chinese private security companies are small, young and largely unknown. But the industry has grown rapidly and is already worth hundreds of millions of dollars.
2016/10/04 | Jane Rickards
South China Sea: Taiwan Between a Rock and a Hard Place
An international tribunal’s recent ruling on the South China Sea leaves Taiwan in a sensitive position.