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Horns of a Dilemma: The Pivot to Asia Remains Incomplete

June 14, 2024

On this episode of Horns of a Dilemma, Marshall Kosloff talks with Ambassador Robert Blackwill and Richard Fontaine about their new book, “Lost Decade: The U.S. Pivot to Asia and the Rise of Chinese Power.” Listen to the podcast here.

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Senior Fellow Rowena He Reflects on the 35th Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

June 12, 2024

For the 35th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, Senior Research Fellow Rowena He shared her reflections with Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. The piece includes her recollections of Spring 1989 and the lasting impact it’s had on her. “We took to the streets not because of hatred and…

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Distinguished Fellow Rana Siu Inboden Writes on China and the International Human Rights System

May 30, 2024

In a new special issue article for Global Policy, Distinguished Fellow Rana Siu Inboden writes about “China, power and the United Nations Special Procedures: Emerging threats to the “crown jewels” of the international human rights system”. “While there are other parts of the human rights regime where Beijing is able…

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Director Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens Joins “This is Democracy” Podcast to Discuss China’s Domestic and Foreign Policy

May 17, 2024

On this episode of This Is Democracy, Clements Center Faculty Fellow Jeremi Suri and his co-host Zachary Suri are joined by Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens to discuss the changing political landscape in China and how that affects their relationship to the United States and other world leaders. Listen here.

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Faculty Affiliate Jaganath Sankaran writes on the Russian Aerospace Force for Journal of Strategic Studies

May 15, 2024

In “The Failures of Russian Aerospace Forces in the Russia-Ukraine War and the Future of Air Power,” Jaganath Sankaran investigates the reasons behind the failures of the Russian Aerospace Forces to acquire air superiority over Ukraine in the early stages of the 2022 war. He offers three causal explanations: (1). Russian military…

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Horns of a Dilemma: The Evolution of China’s Navy

May 3, 2024

The Clements-Strauss Asia Policy Program hosted Xiaobing Li, professor of history and the Don Betz endowed chair in international studies at the University of Central Oklahoma, for a book talk on China’s New Navy: The Evolution of PLAN from the People’s Revolution to a 21st Century Cold War. You can now…

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New “Korea Policy” Journal Includes Articles Presented at Joint APP-KEI Event

April 29, 2024

In October 2023, the Clements-Strauss Asia Policy Program co-hosted a panel event with the Korea Economic Institute of America on economic security in the Indo-Pacific. Articles presented at the conference are included in the latest issue of KEI’s journal, Korea Policy. The Evolving Landscape of U.S. Economic Security: The Confluence…

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Horns of a Dilemma: South Korea’s Grand Strategy

April 12, 2024

On Wednesday, April 10, the Clements-Strauss Asia Policy Program hosted Ramon Pacheco Pardo, Professor of International Relations at King’s College London and the KF-VUB Korea Chair at the Brussels School of Governance of Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Pacheco Pardo discussed his book, South Korea’s Grand Strategy: Making Its Own Destiny. Listen to the…

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Asia Policy Founding Director Published in Army War College Journal

March 19, 2024

In a new article for Parameters, the US Army War College Journal, Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens writes on “China’s Use of Nontraditional Strategic Landpower in Asia”. She argues that the People’s Republic of China uses its policy and internal security forces as a nontraditional means of projecting strategic Landpower in…

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Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens Featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered”

February 5, 2024

Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens joined NPR’s John Ruwitch to explain “the mixed message about China’s economy” on All Things Considered. The clip highlights how Chinese Premier Li Qiang’s recent statements at the World Economic Forum convey a different message than those coming out of Beijing. You can listen here.

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