February 8, 2018
China is North Korea’s biggest trade partner and has leverage over Kim Jong-un’s regime, yet its policies focus more on border stability than nuclear threat.
October 31, 2016
In this latest episode of the Net Politics podcast, I sat down with Danny Weitzner, principal research scientist at the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab.
I spoke with him about…
December 8, 2017
Korea didn’t stop the won from appreciating through 1090 (its intervention level in 2016); Taiwan seems to be blocking any move through 30.
November 1, 2017
Teaching Notes for the VICE Special Report from HBO based on the book A World in Disarray written by CFR President Richard Haass.
October 30, 2017
One dominant theme of President Xi Jinping’s political report at the 19th Party Congress is China’s national rejuvenation. China was described as a “great power” or a “strong power” 26 times in his s…
October 12, 2017
As China’s senior Communist Party members anoint its future leaders, President Xi Jinping is poised to solidify his position and power at next week’s party congress.
December 14, 2016
How will President-Elect Trump follow up the Obama administration’s Asia pivot? Five Asia experts reflect on the region’s top priorities.
April 7, 2015
Territorial disputes in the South China Sea continue to be a source of tension and potential conflict between China and other countries in the region. Though the United States takes no position on so…
April 11, 2012
In April 2015, the author wrote an update to this memo to reflect recent developments in the South China Sea. Read the update.
The risk of conflict in the South China Sea is signif…
February 7, 2018
The Robert B. Menschel Economics Symposium generates critical thinking about the consequences of herd mentality behavior in global economics.