Articles about Asia

Four Decades of USA-ROC Unofficial Relationship

As the United States and Taiwan celebrate forty years of relations, a retrospective on shared values, democracy, and the state of Chinese relations.

Trump-Kim Hanoi Summit: Failure or Success?

The clear rift in their understandings and non-negotiables headed into the summit were what led to the failure to reach a deal on denuclearization. However, one may still ask – was the Hanoi summit an overall failure or success, aside from the production of tangible policy outcomes?

Caught in the Middle: Europe’s Role in Sino-Chinese Relations

As the United States and China become increasingly polarized, Europe is placed in an uncomfortable position. On the one hand, the Chinese government offers the promise of cheap goods. On the other hand, the United States offers benefits as Europe’s status as a world power continues to fade.

A New Era of Sino-American Competition

Tweets and tariffs embodied the US-China relationship in 2018. 2019 looks like another wild ride for American markets.

Zhou Qiang: Chinese Chief Justice and Policy Influencer

The disappearance of a Hollywood red-carpet movie star in mid-July, 2018. The call for the enforcement of employment and travel bans for court-ordered individuals. The rejection of the establishment of an independent judiciary. The man responsible for these decisions? The Chinese Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Zhou Qiang.

Ignored, Repressed, Abandoned: China’s Muslim Minorities

Recently, a video of a Chinese police officer attacking a Muslim man surfaced on the internet, sparking conversation and concern about the government’s attitude towards not only Muslims, but broader values like…

As North Korea Increases Hacking, South Korea Tests New Cybersecurity

Denuclearization is only one of many issues creating instability on the Korean peninsula. The rapid advancement of technology means the relevance of cyber warfare and security is continually rising. Large-scale violence no…