Published Articles

Trump turned Ji Seong-ho’s crutches power into metaphor for the American ideal that free people can govern themselves , that they can “chart their own destiny.” READ MORE

January 30, 2018

In its never-ending quest to bring Europe just a little closer, the Chinese government is now promoting the idea of a Polar Silk Road over the top of Eurasia, passing Russia and Norway to connect China to Europe via the Arctic Ocean and the North Sea. READ MORE

January 29, 2018

If Chinese millennials are anything like American ones, they are likely to value access to the App Store more than ambitions of geopolitical domination. READ MORE

January 25, 2018

The CPTPP is a grand gesture that allows regional leaders like Malcolm Turnbull and Justin Trudeau to proclaim their commitment to a liberal world order, multilateral governance, and free trade while giving up very little in return. READ MORE

January 24, 2018

Modi’s largely platitudinous address dropped one diplomatic bombshell: a call for a “multipolar world order.” READ MORE

January 23, 2018

The unlikely story of Narendra Modi’s rise to national and international favor shows that it is possible for a once-divisive figure to become one of the world’s most popular politicians. READ MORE

January 21, 2018

The AIIB approved just $1.13 in loans in its first year of operation and $3.30 billion in its second , for a grand total of exactly $4,426,600,000 in approved lending to date. READ MORE

January 16, 2018

If Le Minh Hung and the SBV are able to stay the course with an undervalued but slowly appreciating currency for twenty or even thirty years, Vietnam has every chance to become the long-awaited fifth Asian tiger. READ MORE

January 15, 2018