The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a necessary condition for the United States to establish a market-oriented and open regional economic order in the Asia-Pacific.
The debate surrounding the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) deployment exposes a bigger issue: the strategic dilemma facing South Korea and China.
China’s rebalancing can only occur in a limited number of ways, and each of these has a fairly predictable impact. The path Beijing chooses to follow will likely be based on political decision-making.
Malaysia would be better served by the broad, inclusive idea of a civic nation, which facilitates multiple identities, rather than narrow conceptions that pit one identity against another.
Moving forward, China by default will gain a greater Asian role.
If China and the UK can reach a trade deal, both sides would have increased leverage over the EU.
Domestic opposition to the deal on the comfort women issue in South Korea continues to intensify, posing challenges.
U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping must take advantage of their face-to-face meetings at the G20 summit to discuss serious security challenges that their countries face.
China’s problem is excessive debt in the economy, not a banking system facing insolvency. Beijing’s reform strategy should reduce the debt burden as quickly as possible to minimize the economic costs.
The furor over the Philippines v. China arbitration case constitutes a significant development that could influence the prospects for future rivalry or cooperation in the Western Pacific.
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