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Excerpt: Iran: The Nuclear Challenge

Read an excerpt of Iran: The Nuclear Challenge.

October 6, 2016

Asia
U.S. Strategy in Asia: Is the Pivot Working?

Experts discuss the Obama administration's "Pivot to Asia" strategy, its successes and failures, and the evolving dynamics of U.S. relations across Asia.

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June 2, 2016

China
How Much Can We Learn From Taiwanese Inauguration Speeches?

Pei-Yu Wei is an intern for Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. The inauguration speech of Tsai Ing-Wen, the new president of Taiwan, on May 20, drew much attention from audiences both…

Tsai Ing Wen Innauguration

April 25, 2016

China
Beijing’s Squeeze Play on Taiwan

In late April, I spent several days in Taiwan as part of a Council on Foreign Relations delegation. We met with a wide range of officials from the major political parties, including President Ma Ying…

Taiwn DPP election celebration

April 27, 2016

China
Taiwan’s WHA Status in Limbo

The World Health Assembly (WHA), the executive body of the World Health Organization (WHO), will convene on May 23-28 in Geneva. While member states have received invitations to participate in this y…

Taiwan WHA

March 25, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of March 25, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Indonesians protest ride-hailing apps. Traffic in notoriously conges…

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January 19, 2016

Japan
What’s Next for Japan-Taiwan Relations

Ayumi Teraoka is research associate for Japan studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Taiwan’s presidential and Legislative Yuan elections on Saturday were closely monitored in Japan, where dee…

Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen and vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen greet supporters during a final campaign rally ahead of the elections in Taipei

January 22, 2016

Pakistan
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 22, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Terrorists kill twenty-one in attack on Pakistani univer…

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January 19, 2016

Taiwan
A Stable Transition in Taiwan?

Taiwan’s new government will face the challenge of deciding whether to make further progress in cross-strait relations and not destabilize regional security, says CFR’s Jerome A. Cohen.

January 15, 2016

China
Friday Asia Update: Five Stories From the Week of January 15, 2016

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ariella Rotenberg, Gabriel Walker, and James West look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Taiwan takes to the polls. Tomorrow, the island’s citizens will choose …

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