Tag Archives: China

New Anchors for US-Egypt Relations

Top US policymakers increasingly speak of Egypt as a problem to be managed, their attention focused on avoiding the worst-case outcomes of state collapse. The past four years have taken a serious toll on U.S.-Egypt ties. But 2015 offers potential opportunities, requiring the two countries to learn some lessons from the past and to look to the future.

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View from India: Going Beyond Bonhomie

A Modi-Obama summit provides an opportunity for an all-encompassing look at geopolitics and geoeconomics across the region and beyond. This option should not be foreclosed by concentrating on the smaller items, says one Indian analyst.

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Taiwan’s Young Rise Up

Young Taiwanese, inspired by the Sunflower Movement to become more politically active and serve as government watchdogs, played a crucial role in determining the outcome of Taiwan’s recent elections.

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China, India, and Sri Lanka’s Change of Guard

Sri Lanka’s surprising election result will have complex effects on the India-China-Sri Lanka strategic triangle.

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The Silent Treatment in South Asia

Private U.S. messages could use occasional public reinforcement, but Washington has been well trained by India and Pakistan to respect their sensitivities.

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Russian Sanctions, China, and the Arctic

Russia’s souring relations with the West have given China an Arctic opening.

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Great Gamble on the Mekong

A proposed dam on the Mekong River would provide energy for the region, but at a significant environmental cost.

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Chinese Vintners are Winning Renown as Wine Industry Soars

China’s fast-growing wine industry is beginning to earn international acclaim and attract foreign talent.

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Asiaphoria or Asiaphobia?

The rise of Asia might be better conceived as the re-emergence of a world in which population size and economic size are closely linked. The global diffusion of technology, and institutions, has given poor but populous countries an opportunity to catch up.

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Time to Rethink Economic Policies in Indonesia

With the recent election of a new president, now is a good time to focus on improving the quality of economic policymaking. To begin, how should Indonesia make use of its rich natural resources? Broadly speaking, these can be used either to finance consumption or to create productive assets that will generate future income.

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