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October 16, 2017

United States
Play Trade NAFTA Renegotiation: Renewal or Expiration?

This is the first session of the "The United States and World Trade: Future Directions" symposium. 

May 29, 2013

Corporate Governance
A package of Smithfield Bacon (daves cupboard/Flickr). Pork and Politics: Chinese Investment in the United States Keeps on Growing

Another day, another major acquisition of a U.S. firm by a Chinese company. The $4.7 billion deal announced today in which China’s Shuanghui Group has agreed to buy the world’s biggest pork producer,…

September 28, 2012

Wind turbines operate at a wind farm near Milford, Utah (George Frey/Courtesy Reuters). Obama Slapdown on Chinese Wind Deal Sends Wrong Message

President Obama has become the first president in 22 years to issue a formal order blocking a foreign investment into the United States on national security grounds. The decision, which denies the ac…

May 22, 2012

Teacher Quin Clemons directs students in her seventh grade class in New Orleans, Louisiana (Lee Celano/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: New “Race to the Top” Guidelines

The Department of Education is expected to release new draft regulations for grant proposals for the latest round of Race to the Top funds (Education Week). The new guidelines for receiving one of th…

May 30, 2017

Podcast Hollywood-Made-in-China Podcast: Hollywood Made in China

On this week’s Asia Unbound podcast, Aynne Kokas, assistant professor of media studies at the University of Virginia and author of the penetrating Hollywood Made in China, explores what happens when …

April 5, 2016

Wang Yi John Kerry Press Conference A "Gut Check" on U.S.-China Policy

At the end of March, I testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on the economic aspects of the “rebalance” to Asia.  I have testified before the commission several time…

January 8, 2016

North-Korea-nuclear-test Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 8, 2016

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. North Korea announces its “H-bomb of justice.” Jaws dropped around…