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May 14, 2019

China
China’s Maritime Disputes

China’s growing assertiveness amid territorial disputes in the East and South China Seas has raised concerns about armed conflict.

China’s Maritime Disputes

December 18, 2013

Human Rights
Child Marriage

Child marriage remains widespread in developing countries, disproportionately affecting girls and endangering their lives and livelihoods. Rooted in cultural tradition and poverty, the practice not o…

Child Marriage InfoGuide

May 8, 2017

Security Alliances
Uncertainty Among U.S. Allies in Northeast Asia

As tensions in Northeast Asia grow over Pyongyang’s nuclear pursuits, collective action is the only way to bring stability to the region.

May 4, 2017

South Korea
Understanding South Korea’s Tense Election

South Korea’s tumultuous political season culminates in a May 9 presidential election, with front-runner Moon Jae-in favoring a softer stance toward North Korea.

May 1, 2017

Palestinian Territories
Teaching Palestinian Children to Value Terrorism

Peace between Israel and the Palestinians does not, fundamentally, depend on who is doing the negotiating, how skilled they are, and other such diplomatic matters. Fundamentally it depends on the des…

April 19, 2017

China
Why Are Chinese Tourists So Eager to Visit Trump’s America?

Rachel Brown is a research associate for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Xi Jinping certainly isn’t the only recent Chinese visitor to the United States whose travel is affecting U…

Chinese Tourists United States

April 10, 2017

China
A Menu of Imperfect Strategic Options for South Korea

This post was coauthored with Sungtae (Jacky) Park, research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations. This post originally appeared on East Asia Forum, is an abridged adaptation of the authors’…

April 12, 2017

Monetary Policy
When Did China “Manipulate” Its Currency?

There is no single definition of manipulation, to be sure—so no way of definitively answering the question. Over the last ten or so years, manipulation has been equated with "buying foreign exchange …

When Did China “Manipulate” Its Currency?

March 31, 2017

China
Not the Right Time for a U.S.-China Summit

Hochang Song is a former member of South Korea’s national assembly and is a visiting scholar at the U.S.-Korea Institute at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. President Dona…

September 1, 2016

Corporate Governance
Apple's European Tax Bill: Time to Pay Up and Play by the Rules

Apple and its allies in the U.S. Treasury and Congress would have you believe that this week’s ruling by the European Commission that the company must pay some $14.5 billion in taxes owed to Ireland …

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