Asian studies

‘Squid Game’ Hides a Hopeful Message Within a Dystopian Nightmare

Netflix’s new Korean horror drama suggests there’s more to life than the brutal realities of neoliberal capitalism.

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Why China Is Alienating the World

Its economy was beating estimates. President Xi Jinping was implementing the country’s Belt and Road infrastructure initiative and was on…

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Taiwan and the Fight for Democracy

The story of Taiwan is one of resilience—of a country upholding democratic, progressive values while facing a constant challenge to…

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Is Defending Taiwan Worth the Risk?

Hey, Matt! Fall is finally here in D.C.: The leaves are falling, the temperature is pleasant, traffic is reliably terrible,…

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China’s Economic Coercion Is More Bark Than Bite

Economic warfare has been part of statecraft for centuries, so it’s no surprise Beijing is leveraging its growing economic clout for political…

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Belt and Road Meets Build Back Better

Last week marked senior Biden administration officials’ first visits to developing countries to scout potential investments in infrastructure projects.

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Correspondence: Is China a Cautious Bully?

Ketian Zhang's article is an important contribution to the literature on Chinese foreign policy and coercive diplomacy.

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Xi Jinping’s clampdowns herald a tense political year in China

The term “cake theory” has a resonance in China that goes far beyond the kitchen. A decade ago it became shorthand…

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Biden Team Fears North Korean Sanctions Aren’t Biting

The U.S. State Department is concerned that United Nations member states lack the ability to fully implement sanctions on North…

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