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December 16, 2016

Global
A Conversation With Ban Ki-moon

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon discusses the role of the United Nations in a changing global landscape.

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August 12, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of August 12, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. New Thai constitution passed in referendum. In their first opp…

Thai Referendum

August 4, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of August 5, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Theresa Lou, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Tokyo elects first female governor. On Sunday, Yuriko Koik…

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July 29, 2016

Russia
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 29, 2016

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Theresa Lou, and Gabriella Meltzer look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. China and Russia to hold “routine” naval exercises in the Sout…

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July 26, 2016

China
Africans in China: The Pivot Back

This piece has been co-authored by Nathan Birhanu and Bochen Han. Nathan is an intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program and is a graduate of Fordham University’s Graduate Pr…

Africans in China

July 22, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of July 22, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Bochen Han, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Justice Department announces action against 1MDB. The ongoing scandal s…

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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…

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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…

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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 …

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