Events

December 16, 2020

Sources of Chinese Conduct: A Debate

CFTNI | More than a half-century ago, George Kennan published an analysis of the sources of Soviet conduct that helped to shape US policy toward Moscow throughout the Cold War. More recently, the State Department’s Policy Planning Staff...

November 21, 2020

Preparing for a new government’ in earnest…What are the challenges facing the Korean Peninsula?

CFTNI | Following the declaration of victory in the presidential election, former Vice President Joe Biden is in full swing taking over the regime by convening meetings with experts in diplomacy, intelligence and defense....

November 17, 2020

Taiwan Roundtable: Cross-Strait Relations in Pandemic Times

Sigur Center for Asian Studies GWU | Chinese pressure on Taiwan during these unprecedented pandemic times has been ratcheting up, not down.....

October 22, 2020

Digital construction of the wall: is the world dividing into two economic spheres?

Deutschlandfunk | Technology companies such as Huawei or Tencent are being pepped up in China with government funds until they are global players, the US government feared. It is increasingly pushing Chinese companies out of the technology sector...

October 13, 2020

Should U.S. Foreign Policy Focus on Great-Power Competition?

Foreign Affairs | We at Foreign Affairs have recently published a number of pieces on great-power competition. To complement these articles, we decided to ask a broad pool of experts for their take...

October 12, 2020

Korean Policy Forum “U.S.-Korea Relations in the Era of U.S.-China Strategic Rivalry” – Part 2

GW IKS | The intensifying strategic rivalry between the U.S. and China under the Trump administration has exposed the U.S.-Korea relations to a greater deal of uncertainty....

October 12, 2020

Korean Policy Forum “U.S.-Korea Relations in the Era of U.S.-China Strategic Rivalry” – Part 1

GW IKS | The intensifying strategic rivalry between the U.S. and China under the Trump administration has exposed the U.S.-Korea relations to a greater deal of uncertainty....

October 10, 2020

Defending Taiwan is growing costlier and deadlier

The Economist | Rousing music accompanies the h-6k, a hulking Chinese bomber, as it sweeps up into a pink sky. Moments later, its pilot presses a red button, with the panache and fortitude that only a People’s Liberation Army (pla) officer could muster, and a missile streaks towards the island of Guam...

October 9, 2020

Online Event: Tenth Annual South China Sea Conference, Session Four

Center for Strategic & International Studies | The CSIS Southeast Asia Program and Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative are pleased to present the Tenth Annual South China Sea Conference: Session Four on Friday, October 9, 2020...

October 9, 2020

Panel: Pace of Navy Freedom of Navigation Operations Stressing Force

USNI News | Freedom of navigation operations in the South China Sea puts stress on the fleet when the Navy could use that time more effectively “to train up for high-end conflict,” a national security expert who served in the Trump administration said Friday...