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 full talk on this episode…

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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 the Indo-Pacific and Central Asia.…

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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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Distinguished Fellow Rana Siu Inboden Co-Authors Article in ChinaFile

January 29, 2024

Senior Fellow Rana Inboden and colleague Sophie Richardson detail China’s efforts to thwart significant review of their human rights record by the UN’s Universal Periodic Review. The article, “Beijing Is Pouring Resources into Its UN Human Rights Review—All to Prevent Any Real Review from Taking Place” includes a highlight of China’s recent human rights abuses,…

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UT Austin GDIL Team Featured on NGA’s Tearline.mil

October 5, 2023

On August 29th, the Global Disinformation Lab’s Tearline team published “Analyzing Strategic Value of Chinese-Built Infrastructure Projects in Papua New Guinea” on the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency’s Tearline.mil page. It was also picked up by the ODNI’s Intel.gov and spotlighted on…

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Sheena Chestnut Greitens on “Xi’s Security Obsession”

August 15, 2023

Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, founding director of the Asia Policy Program, was published in the Foreign Affairs. Her article “Xi’s Security Obsession”, discusses factors that influence President Xi Jinping’s vision of security and his pursuit of a preventive grand strategy. She…

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Clements Center Alum Jada Fraser Published in Korea Pro

March 1, 2023

Jada Fraser, Clements Center Alum, was recently published in Korea Pro, discussing how the potential war in Taiwan could delay the transfer of wartime operational authority to Seoul. The United States and South Korea have yet to emphasize operational or…

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Jennifer Yip Published in SAGE Journals

February 7, 2023

Dr. Jennifer Yip, Clements Center for National Security and Asia Policy Program Postdoctoral Fellow, was published in SAGE Journals, with her research article titled Carrying the “Nation’s Thousand-Jin Burden”: Yiyun, the Relay Transportation System during the Second Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945. During the Second Sino-Japanese War, the…

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Rana Siu Inboden Testified at Congressional-Excutive Commission on China

December 14, 2022

Dr. Rana Siu Inboden, Adjunct Assistant Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Faculty Affiliate of the Asia Policy Program, testified recently to the Congressional-Executive Commission on China (CECC), along with Teng Biao, Hauser Human Rights Scholar and…

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Professor Greitens in the Journal of Democracy

December 13, 2022

Dr. Sheena Chestnut Greitens, founding director of the Asia Policy Program, was published in the Journal of Democracy, discussing the nationwide protests against Chinese President Xi Jinping’s zero-covid policy and the reaction we should expect from the Chinese Communist Party. The…

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