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April 20, 2018

North Korea
Nuclear North Korea: The Trump-Kim Meeting

Patricia M. Kim, Gary Samore, and Sheila A. Smith speak with Mitchel B. Wallerstein about the threats posed by a nuclear North Korea and prospects for a Trump-Kim summit meeting.

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August 1, 2016

Blaming Russia For the DNC Hack Is Almost Too Easy

Dr. Sandro Gaycken is the Director of the Digital Society Institute, a former hacktivist, and a strategic advisor to NATO, some German DAX-companies and the German government on cyber matters. The h…

Cyber Net Politics CFR

May 15, 2014

North Korea
Is It Really Possible To Get Back To Six Party Talks?

At her joint press conference with President Barack Obama last month in Seoul, South Korean president Park Geun-hye stated against the backdrop of apparent preparations by North Korea to conduct a fo…

6PT 2006

April 19, 2013

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of April 19, 2013

Sharone Tobias and Will Piekos look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. China released a white paper on defense on Tuesday. The 2013 National Defense White Paper blamed Japan and the Unite…

Members of the People's Liberation Army guard of honour stand with red flags during an official welcome ceremony outside the Great Hall of the People, in Beijing on April 15, 2013. (Courtesy Reuters/Jason Lee)

January 22, 2010

China-DPRK Relations: A Return to a Strategic Relationship?

Following North Korea’s second nuclear test in May of 2009, Chinese analysts did not hide their frustration with Pyongyang. China signed on to a robust UN Security Council resolution condemning the t…

August 11, 2011

United States
Cybertheft and the U.S. Economy

The steady theft of U.S. intellectual property by foreign cyberattackers could mean decreased economic growth, reduced competitiveness, and loss of jobs, says McAfee cybersecurity expert Dmitri Alper…

October 21, 2007

Definitive evidence the RMB is undervalued?

Chinese exports to India grew by 67.5% in the first three quarters of 2007.  Bloomberg, last week:"Exports to the U.S. rose 15.8 percent in the first nine months from a year earlier and those to Euro…

April 19, 2009

(Green) bamboo shoots?

Economists scouring the globe for highs of hope (or at least a slower rate of decline) have found a few green shoots in China. A smaller fall in the March import data. A faster y/y rise in indus…

(Green) bamboo shoots?

January 10, 2008

Stealth appreciation? Or steady depreciation? Take your pick

The pace of RMB appreciation against the dollar has picked up recently. China presumably didn’t let its currency rise just because its trade surplus --which rose from $177.5b in 2006 to $262.2b in 20…


September 23, 2008

Financial Markets
Sharing upside and downside risk ...

Sovereign wealth funds have invested about $35b in US financial institutions. Adding in Qatar’s investment in Barclays and Singapore’s investment (through the GIC) in UBS brings the total up sover…