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U.S. Now Officially Wants New Cold War With China

U.S. Now Officially Wants New Cold War With China

The U.S. confirms that its trade war with China was just the opening salvo in a much larger geopolitical struggle, resulting in a new Cold War.

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“New Pakistan” – what’s the truth?

“New Pakistan” – what’s the truth?

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Forgotten Flash Point: East China Sea

Forgotten Flash Point: East China Sea

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The Belt and Road Initiative: Shaping the Narrative of a China Story

The Belt and Road Initiative: Shaping the Narrative of a China Story

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Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism

Refugee Crisis on Jeju Island Reveals the Pride and Prejudice of South Korea’s Ecstatic Populism

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Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications

Human Trafficking in India: Abuse from the Rural Elite and the Wider Implications

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More Bold, Risk-Assuming, Presidential Pragmatism on DPRK Needed

More Bold, Risk-Assuming, Presidential Pragmatism on DPRK Needed

The president's instincts, to which he alone is privy, are responsible for cutting through endless reams of Washington analysis paralysis and contributing to the start of (hopefully) results-based diplomacy.

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Oh Charlie Brown… Insights on North Korea

Oh Charlie Brown… Insights on North Korea

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Any Indo-Pacific Paradigm Must Include China to Work

Any Indo-Pacific Paradigm Must Include China to Work

Any paradigm, whether trade or security-related, which purports to exclude Chinese interests in Asia is a recipe for disaster

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Buying friends through dollar diplomacy

Buying friends through dollar diplomacy

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China’s ZTE Hires Former Trump Aide to Lobby U.S. Government

China’s ZTE Hires Former Trump Aide to Lobby U.S. Government

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Trump vs Kim: The Art of the Nuclear Deal

Trump vs Kim: The Art of the Nuclear Deal

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US seeks to weaken China’s high-tech global ambitions

US seeks to weaken China’s high-tech global ambitions

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China Funding for Trump-Indonesia Deal Draws Scrutiny

China Funding for Trump-Indonesia Deal Draws Scrutiny

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China Abolishes Presidential Term Limits To Increase Economic Stability

China Abolishes Presidential Term Limits To Increase Economic Stability

China's move to abolish its limit on presidential terms aims to increase economic stability, thereby increasing the government's domestic legitimacy for the long-term.

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