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May 30, 2024

NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)
Does NATO Have a Role in Asia?

The transatlantic alliance has begun to connect its traditional security interests in Europe with the geopolitical dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region, including tensions between China and Taiwan.

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida speaks at the NATO summit in Vilnius, Lithuania.

June 25, 2024

China
The U.S. Pivot to Asia, With Robert D. Blackwill and Richard Fontaine

Robert D. Blackwill, the Henry A. Kissinger senior fellow for U.S. foreign policy at CFR, and Richard Fontaine, the chief executive officer of the Center for a New American Security, sit down with Ja…

Podcast U.S. President Joe Biden shakes hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Woodside, California, on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit on November 15, 2023 Kevin Lamarque/REUTERS

June 17, 2024

Asia
CFR Fellows' Book Launch Series: Lost Decade—The U.S. Pivot to Asia and the Rise of Chinese Power

Lost Decade is an essential guide for understanding the historic shift to Asia-centric geopolitics and its implications for the United States’ present and future. More than a decade on, Robert D. …

Play A 100 yuan banknote is placed beside a U.S. 100 dollar banknote.

June 11, 2024

China
How the United States Can Effectively Pivot to Asia

After the rise of Chinese power during the 2010s and failed U.S. policies in the Indo-Pacific, the United States should renew the Pivot to Asia and place the region at the center of its grand strateg…

A staff adjusts the Mexican flag prior to joint press conference for CPTPP  in Tokyo.

June 20, 2024

South Africa
South Africa’s GNU: New Era or Ever More Difficult Slog?

South Africa has formed a governing majority; whether they can successfully govern remains to be seen. 

People gather on the day of the inauguration ceremony of South Africa's President elect Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria, South Africa, on June 19, 2024.

June 3, 2024

South Africa
South Africa’s Landmark Elections

As South Africa concludes a set of historic national elections, questions remain on how its democracy will fare in response to a new set of challenges.

People queue to vote in the South African elections, in Cape Town, South Africa on May 29, 2024.

April 11, 2024

South Korea
South Korea’s Opposition Parties’ Win: What It Means

The center-left Democratic Party added to its legislative majority after the recent parliamentary election, which would deal a blow to President Yoon Suk Yeol’s domestic reform agenda and possibly hi…

Lee Jae-myung, leader of the main opposition Democratic Party, raises hands with supporters during a campaign rally for the upcoming 22nd parliamentary election in Seoul, South Korea.

June 11, 2024

China
A Real Pivot to Asia Is Critical to U.S. Interests, Blackwill and Fontaine Argue in New CFR Book

“Washington’s collective inability to respond adequately to growing Chinese power across the 2010s stands as perhaps the most consequential U.S. policy omission since 1945,” argue Ambassador Robert D…

May 23, 2024

South Africa
South Africans Poised to Shake Up Their Governing Status Quo

The provincial and national elections on May 29 come amid waning support for the ruling African National Congress thirty years after South Africa transitioned to democracy.

Supporters of former South African president Jacob Zuma's new political party wave the South African flag ahead of the launch of the party's election manifesto ahead of a general election.

May 8, 2024

China
Second Trump Term Could Be Disastrous for Southeast Asia

A second Trump term could intensify the rivalry between the U.S. and China in Southeast Asia so that regional countries can no longer delicately dance between the giants.

Republican presidential candidate and former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign event in Freeland, Michigan, May 1, 2024.