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China and India together account for one-third of humanity. Both were advanced civilizations when Europe was in the Dark Ages. Until the 19th century, they constituted the world’s largest...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 6:45pm
Author(s): Daniel Twining
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This chapter compares the foreign policy responses of three “core” ASEAN states—Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore—vis-à-vis an assertive China and a rebalancing America.1 The...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 6:41pm
Author(s): Cheng-Chwee Kuik
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The four papers in Section 1 compare hedging behavior in countries on the frontline between the rising power China and the reigning hegemon, the United States. The first paper by one of the authors...
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 6:38pm
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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This PDF is the full publication and contains all of the following sections: KEI Board of Directors  KEI Advisory Council About the Korea Economic Institute of America Preface by KEI...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 3:23pm
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The discussion at the AAS meetings on March 29, 2014 included not only the four authors, but also Thomas Christensen, moderator, and Evans Revere, presenter on the Sino-ROK-U.S. triangle. It came...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:57pm
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The chapters in Section II explore changes in national identity in Asia in the shadow of both the U.S. struggle to reaffirm its leadership of the international community and China’s intense...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:51pm
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For a time the endgame appeared to be under way in TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) negotiations and attention was shifting from the potential competition between TPP, RCEP (Regional Comprehensive...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:45pm
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The fundamental question about the purpose of diplomacy regarding North Korea has come into stark focus. For a time Park Geun-hye seemed to be redoubling her efforts to find a diplomatic path forward...
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 2:41pm
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In November 2011, the Obama administration announced that the United States would be “pivoting” towards the Asia-Pacific and away from the Middle East, expanding its already significant...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:28am
Author(s): Sue Mi Terry
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History has shown that a power vacuum on the Korean Peninsula is an invitation to aggression. The 60-year-period from the Sino-Japanese War of 1894-95 to the end of the Korean War stands in marked...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:28am
Author(s): Sung-Yoon Lee
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After the collapse of the Six-Party Talks in 2008 and the confrontational setting of 2009-12 when Sino-South Korean relations were mostly troubled, a new dynamic has emerged in the China-South Korea-...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:27am
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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Korea traditionally occupies an important place in Russia’s foreign policy directed at Asia. That was the case at the turn of the twentieth century and in the Soviet period. In the first years...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:26am
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On December 26 China’s leadership commemorated the 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong’s birth by bowing before his statue at the mausoleum in his honor on Tiananmen Square. On December 27...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:24am
Author(s): Gilbert Rozman
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South Korea has traditionally valued ethnic homogeneity. While that mentality remains, the emergence of a demographic shift is challenging the way South Koreans view national identity, or “...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:23am
Author(s): Jiyoon Kim
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After more than one hundred years of colonial rule, China regained sovereignty over Hong Kong in 1997 and is now seeking the eventual return of Taiwan, which has enjoyed de facto independence since...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:22am
Author(s): Syaru Shirley Lin
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The major international structural changes over the last 25 years—the end of the Cold War and rapid ascent of China—have direct impact on India’s national interests. The dominant...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:20am
Author(s): Deepa M. Ollapally
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America’s economic engagement in the Asia-Pacific predates the republic itself. In February 1784, the merchant ship Empress of China set sail from New York to Canton seeking to trade coins and...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:19am
Author(s): Matthew Goodman
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The re-election of Abe Shinzo as prime minister has led to a drastic change in the economic landscape of Japan through the implementation of “Abenomics.” Abe’s decision to promote...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:18am
Author(s): Takashi Terada
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The debate on TPP versus RCEP has been widely recognized as a struggle between the United States and China for expanding their influence in the Asia-Pacific region, and it is now commonplace for...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:17am
Author(s): Jin Kyo Suh
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For many years, the major trading countries coexisted comfortably under a multilateral trading system. Major trade liberalizations were agreed upon multilaterally. In most cases, trade disputes were...
Monday, August 18, 2014 - 8:15am
Author(s): Zhang Xiaotong
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