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July 18, 2016

Natsuo Yamaguchi: Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?

This blog post is part of a series entitled Will the Japanese Change Their Constitution?, in which leading experts discuss the prospects for revising Japan’s postwar constitution.  Natsuo Yamaguch…


July 1, 2016

Cyber Week in Review: July 1, 2016

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: 1. Fretting over Chinese tech regulations as China’s internet czar steps down. In a surprising m…

Lu Wei Cyber Net Politics CFR

February 12, 2016

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

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and Pei-Yu Wei look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Developer of collapsed building arrested in Taiwan. After launching an …


May 4, 2016

TPP and its Implications for Global Access to Medicines

Mi Lin is an intern for Global Health Governance at the Council on Foreign Relations. On March 9-10 and March 16-17, two sections of the United Nations Secretary-General’s High-Level Panel on Acce…


September 28, 2015

Attribution, Proxies, and U.S.-China Cybersecurity Agreement

In evaluating the cybersecurity agreement the United States and China announced on Friday, we can ask ourselves three questions: did Beijing accept there should be a norm against the cyber-enabled th…

Xi Obama CFR Net Politics Cybersecurity Agreement

July 21, 2015

The Rising Anti-Intellectualism in China: Part II

In my last blog post, I examined the rise of anti-intellectualism in China from a historical perspective. As if to corroborate my argument, last week police in China’s Jiangxi province detained Wang …

Anti-Intellectualism II

May 1, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: May 1, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed:  The FBI got a chilly reception at a Congressional hearing this week on the issue of encrypti…

CFR Net Politics Cyber

March 13, 2015

Cyber Week in Review: March 13, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: CIA Director John Brennan provided additional insight on the cyber implications of the CIA’s …

CFR Cyber John Brennan Net Politics

December 5, 2014

You Might Have Missed: Drones, Blowback, and Intelligence Briefings

Department of Defense Press Briefing by Rear Adm. Kirby in the Pentagon Briefing Room, U.S. Department of Defense, December 2, 2014. Q: Will the 9,800 remaining troops have a combat role or not? RE…

August 2, 2013

Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 2, 2013

Sharone Tobias and Will Piekos look at the top five stories in Asia this week. 1. Cambodian opposition makes historic gains in election. Cambodia held elections last Sunday, with the opposition Camb…

Cambodia's Prime Minister Hun Sen (C) speaks to the media as he inspects a bridge construction site in Phnom Penh on July 31, 2013.