Brahma Chellaney Professor, Center for Policy Research
Feb 15 , 2019
Deng Xiaoping’s inability to truly liberalize China has imposed enduring costs on the country. Four decades after initiating economic reform, China finds itself at a crossroads, with its future trajectory uncertain.
Steve Tsang Director of China Policy Institute University of Nottingham
Feb 11 , 2019
The question we've all been asking.
Curtis S. Chin Former U.S. Ambassador to Asian Development Bank
Jose B. Collazo Southeast Asia Analyst and an Associate at RiverPeak Group
Jan 31 , 2019
From a dazzling Winter Olympics in South Korea to another devastating tsunami in Indonesia, the Year of the Dog was one of definite surprises. Take one last look at who was up and who was down in Asia in 2018, and get ready for what might well be an even more unsettling year ahead.
Doug Bandow Senior Fellow, Cato Institute
Jan 08 , 2019
Economic liberalization under Deng Xiaoping unleashed an entire nation’s creativity, determinism, and dynamism. However, the current Chinese leadership is retreating almost across-the-board from the policies during that transition, abandoning its predecessors’ willingness to allow freedom to emerge in the PRC. The new year offers the Chinese government an opportunity to rethink how it engages its people and the world.
Jan 02 , 2019
Both presidents mark the 40 years of diplomatic ties.
Jan 02 , 2019
President uses rare speech on issue to ratchet up pressure on US support for Taipei
Dec 02 , 2018
Fresh talks to be launched, while the U.S. delays plans to raise tariffs on Chinese goods starting Jan. 1
Gillian Tett US managing editor, Financial Times
Nov 19 , 2018
Why are bilateral statistics moving the wrong way?
Lucy Hornby Deputy bureau chief for the Financial Times in Beijing
Nov 16 , 2018
The anniversary of ‘reform and opening’ has sparked a contest of narratives about who was responsible.
Jayati Ghosh Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University
Oct 04 , 2018
While ‘strongmen’ politicians govern states throughout the Asia Pacific, the truth is that these strongmen are presiding over increasingly vulnerable states and even more fragile economies.