Matt Ferchen Nonresident Scholar, Carnegie-Tsinghua Center for Global Policy
Aug 29 , 2017
Book Review: Daniel W. Drezner The Ideas Industry: How Pessimists, Partisans and Plutocrats are Transforming the Marketplace of Ideas. Oxford University Press, 2017.
- How India, China and the U.S. Can Best Help Nepal: Finding Hope amidst Slow-Paced Earthquake Recover
Curtis S. Chin Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
May 04 , 2017
This past month, Nepal marked two important occasions – one a tragedy, the other a growing friendship with China that may well bring new challenges of its own as this poor, land-locked nation finds its way forward amidst the geopolitics of the region.
Lucio Blanco Pitlo III Research Fellow, Asia-Pacific Pathways to Progress
Nov 16 , 2015
The Philippine’s theme of this year's APEC Summit is “Building Inclusive Economies, Building A Better World.” Like the case for China's 2014 hosting, this 2015 agenda reflects clear Philippine domestic imperatives. As a major labor exporter, the Philippines will work well with the topic of investments in human capital development.
Kemel Toktomushev Research Fellow, University of Central Asia
Nov 12 , 2015
The SCO emerged as a convenient platform for the Central Asian leadership to preserve domestic status quo by accommodating the ambitions of both Moscow and Beijing within one framework. However, the SCO fails to project itself as an effective regional organization, and is perceived more so as a discussion forum.
Oct 15 , 2012
Increasingly harsh rhetoric and combative trade actions between China and the US have given rise to the belief both countries are inevitably headed toward a new Cold-War style confrontation. However this outdated Cold-War framework does not take into account the full extent of China-US ties and the shared incentives both countries have in seeing the other succeed.