• Event

    The Obama Doctrine and Asia

    • William Burns, Kurt Campbell, Derek Chollet, James Mann
    • July 19, 2016
    • Washington, DC

    Join the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for a conversation with Kurt Campbell and Derek Chollet about Obama’s foreign policy doctrine and, in particular, his rebalance toward the Asia-Pacific.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Beijing’s Refusal to Accept South China Sea Ruling Has All Sides on Edge

    • July 13, 2016
    • Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    Following the Permanent Court of Arbitration’s ruling in favor of the Philippines on the South China Sea issue and its rejection of any legal basis for Beijing to claim historical rights to the nine-dash line, Chinese leadership must be wrestling with the question of whether to transform its disavowal of the decision into more than words

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    RIMPAC 2016 and THAAD Deployment Tension

    An advanced missile defense system, commonly called THAAD, is heading to South Korea, to counter threats from the DPRK. Neighboring China opposes the system.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    The Heat: South China Sea Arbitration Result

    CCTV America interviewed Michael Swaine on the arbitration result issued by the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague in a case unilaterally brought by the Philippines against China in 2013.

    • Article

    A Chance to De-escalate South China Sea Tensions

    Despite increasingly strident rhetoric, new developments offer a potential opening for more constructive engagement between China and the Philippines.

    • Event

    U.S.-China Dialogue on the South China Sea

    • Dai Bingguo, John D. Negroponte
    • July 05, 2016
    • Washington, DC

    Former state councilor Dai Bingguo and former deputy secretary of state John D. Negroponte discussed the situation in the South China sea ahead of the July 12 arbitration ruling between the Philippines and China.

    • Event

    How Can Myanmar Avoid the Resource Curse?

    • Jelson Garcia, Patrick Heller, Saw Alex Htoo, Stefanie Ostfeld, Sudhir Shetty, Yongzheng Yang, Vikram Nehru
    • June 29, 2016
    • Washington, DC

    Myanmar’s abundant natural resources have served as the country’s main export revenue, but have also been a primary driver of conflict in ethnic areas. What should the newly elected government do to improve the governance of resource wealth in the country, and how can the international community assist?

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Delving into Development: China’s Role in the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

    • Yukon Huang, Bonnie Glaser
    • June 28, 2016
    • Center for Strategic and International Studies

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank addresses a pressing need in Asia and its differences with existing multilateral banks may help it to be more responsive.

    • Op-Ed

    The Illogic of Consumption as a Growth Driver

    China's economic policy overlooks the fact that growth triggers consumption, not the other way around.

    • TV/Radio Broadcast

    Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Central Asia, and the United States

    The Shanghai Cooperation Organization will likely become less functional and coherent as the group gets bigger. Form will start to drive function, and the group will begin to search for a purpose.

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    Muthiah Alagappa
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Alagappa, a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program, was the first holder of the Tun Hussein Onn Chair in international studies at the Institute of Strategic and International Studies in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. His research focuses primarily on Asian security, the political legitimacy of governments, civil society and political change, and the political role of the military in Asia.
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    Evan A. Feigenbaum
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Feigenbaum’s work focuses principally on China and India, geopolitics in Asia, and the role of the United States in East, Central, and South Asia. His previous positions include deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, deputy assistant secretary of state for Central Asia, and member of the secretary of state’s policy planning staff with principal responsibility for East Asia and the Pacific.
  • expert thumbnail - Godement
    François Godement
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Godement, an expert on Chinese and East Asian strategic and international affairs, is a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
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    Paul Haenle
    Carnegie–Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
    Haenle served as the director for China, Taiwan, and Mongolian Affairs on the National Security Council staffs of former president George W. Bush and President Barack Obama prior to joining Carnegie.
  • expert thumbnail - Holden
    John L. Holden
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Holden is a nonresident senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. He also advises corporations and other organizations on their operations in China and assists Chinese companies overseas.
  • expert thumbnail - Huang
    Yukon Huang
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Huang is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program, where his research focuses on China’s economic development and its impact on Asia and the global economy.
  • expert thumbnail - Lee
    Chung Min Lee
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Chung Min Lee is a nonresident senior associate in Carnegie’s Asia Program.
  • expert thumbnail - Medeiros
    Evan Medeiros
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Evan S. Medeiros is a nonresident senior associate in the Asia Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
  • expert thumbnail - Nehru
    Vikram Nehru
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Nehru is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. An expert on development economics, growth, poverty reduction, debt sustainability, governance, and the performance and prospects of East Asia, his research focuses on the economic, political, and strategic issues confronting Asia, particularly Southeast Asia.
  • expert thumbnail - Paal
    Douglas H. Paal
    Vice President for Studies
    Paal previously served as vice chairman of JPMorgan Chase International and as unofficial U.S. representative to Taiwan as director of the American Institute in Taiwan.
  • expert thumbnail - Pettis
    Michael Pettis
    Nonresident Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Pettis, an expert on China’s economy, is professor of finance at Peking University’s Guanghua School of Management, where he specializes in Chinese financial markets.
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    James L. Schoff
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Schoff is a senior associate in the Carnegie Asia Program. His research focuses on U.S.-Japanese relations and regional engagement, Japanese politics and security, and the private sector’s role in Japanese policymaking.
  • expert thumbnail - Swaine
    Michael Swaine
    Senior Associate
    Asia Program
    Swaine is a senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and one of the most prominent American analysts in Chinese security studies.

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