November 24, 2014

China’s Friendship Treaty: a Distraction from South China Sea Diplomacy

By David Gitter | As China once again offers ASEAN states billions of dollars and promotes another treaty for “Good Neighborly and Friendly Cooperation” (which sounds an awful lot like […]
October 30, 2014

Modi’s Visit to Tokyo: A Snapshot of Japan-India Relations

By Kota Takahashi | Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has been working fervently to strengthen ties with countries outside of its direct neighborhood while relations with […]
October 27, 2014

China’s Economic Leverage in Hong Kong a Warning for Taiwan

By David Gitter | China’s position that Taiwan’s economic future lies with the Mainland is crystal clear, and has been a consistent message throughout recent years. […]
October 15, 2014

After Hong Kong, Macau?

By David Gitter | If you asked someone to describe the culture of Chinese gambling hub Macau, political awareness would hardly be the first attribute to […]
October 7, 2014

Taiwan, Asia’s Secret Air Power

By Ian Easton | No other democratic country in the world faces a more dangerous threat picture. Here’s what Taiwan is doing to ensure its air […]
June 27, 2014

Roots of Turmoil in Xinjiang: The Socioeconomic Divide between Uyghurs and Han Chinese

By Liana Tai | The Second Central Work Forum on Xinjiang (East Turkestan) was held in May of this year, amidst a surge in protest and […]
May 27, 2014

South Korea-China Relations: Limits of the “Strategic Cooperative Partnership”

By Samuel Mun | Over the past two decades, the Republic of Korea (ROK) and the People’s Republic of China (PRC) have developed a “strategic cooperative […]
April 18, 2014

Washington Should Highlight US-Taiwan Engagement Efforts

By Sabrina Tsai | Quiet Engagement In Washington, government-to-government, military-to-military, and people-to-people interactions with the Republic of China (ROC; or Taiwan) have been relatively quiet due […]
March 10, 2014

5 Faulty Assumptions About Taiwan

By Dan Blumenthal | The government-to-government talks between Wang Yu-chi, head of Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council, and Zhang Zhijun, head of China’s Taiwan Affairs Office, are […]
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