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Pivot to Asia

Rising Nationalism a Threat to Asia

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.08.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

Given its diverse cultural, linguistic and religious mosaic, nationalism is always lurking beneath the surface in Asia.

The Rule of Law Is China's Challenge in the South China Sea

Daniel Wagner | Posted 06.26.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

The PRC has become masterful at playing the international system against itself, whether on issues related to maritime law or development finance, as has been skillfully demonstrated with the creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

Coming Soon: the Un-Pivot to Asia

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 06.15.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

The "Pivot to Asia" was a perfectly understandable exercise by the world's remaining superpower as it watched the dramatic growth of China. But for the fact that the exercise belonged to a bygone age.

Obama Visit to Israel Key Link in Redesign of U.S. Foreign Policy

Sarwar Kashmeri | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Sarwar Kashmeri

It would be a mistake to view President Obama's visit to Israel as just a fence-mending exercise. It is in fact part of a planned redesign of U.S. foreign policy that will change the face of American leadership around the world.

Chlorine-rinsed Chicken and Geo-politics

András Simonyi | Posted 05.01.2013 | World
András Simonyi

A U.S./EU deal would also set global standards and rules for free trade, an aspect of enormous significance considering the broader lack of progress on global trade rules and the risk of future spread of protectionism and other threats to free world trade.

While America Returns to Asia, China Regains Centrality

David Gosset | Posted 08.19.2012 | World
David Gosset

The global financial crisis caused by Wall Street's hubris and a national credit addiction has accelerated Beijing's relative rise, and a decade before China's economy really surpasses the U.S. GDP, a recent survey concludes China is already perceived as the world's leading economy.