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July 15, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 15, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Asia reacts to the South China Sea decision. The ruling of…

Philippines-decision-waiting

July 8, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 8, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Dhaka attacks designed to “reverberate globally.” Bangladesh is still r…

Dhaka-ceremony

July 6, 2016

China
How Much Should We Read Into China’s New “Core Socialist Values”?

Bochen Han is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Driving through any Chinese city, town, or village today it’s hard to miss the 24-character set of “core socialist val…

Propaganda Bike China Beijing

July 1, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 1, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Nepalis seeking employment in Afghanistan face severe risks. Faced with a …

Nepali-funeral-Afghanistan

June 17, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of June 17, 2016

Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, Ayumi Teraoka, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Prominent Chinese lawyer facing possibility of lifetime impri…

Tokyo Governor Resignation

May 25, 2016

You Might Have Missed: Academic Journals V

This is the fifth blog post in this series. The previous four were published in February, July, and October 2015, and January 2016, and highlight earlier academic findings.  David B. Carter, “Provoc…

YMHM Academic May 2016

January 12, 2016

Russia
What “One Belt, One Road” Could Mean for China’s Regional Security Approach

Rachel Brown is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. In November, when the Islamic State group executed Chinese hostage Fan Jinghui, a Chinese advertising cons…

China Kazakhstan Railway One Belt One Road

December 4, 2015

China
Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of December 4, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Sungtae “Jacky” Park, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. India’s embrace of coal complicates ambitious …

India-coal - 12-4-15

November 17, 2015

Cybersecurity
The Galactic Empire Has Terrible Cybersecurity

Alex Grigsby is the assistant director for the Digital and Cyberspace Policy program at the Council on Foreign Relations.  The new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens, comes out in about a month. As …

Cyber Net Politics CFR

July 31, 2015

South Korea
Three Geopolitical Constraints on South Korea’s Foreign Policy

Ruling (Saenuri) Party Chairman Kim Moo-Sung led a South Korean National Assembly delegation visit to Washington this week and gave a speech at the Woodrow Wilson Center for International Scholars.  …

kim moosung_july 2015 in washington