Latest Asia Pacific Analysis

As the TPP Founders, Southeast Asia Hedges Its Bets

Amid a rising wave of protectionism, many of the region's economies are searching for new and more reliable trade partners elsewhere. Read more…


As It Strains to Manage the Koreas, China Gets Assertive

Beijing shifts tactics as it tries to maintain its balance on the Korean Peninsula. Read more…

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North Korea Cultivates Ultimate Deterrence

Pyongyang is unlikely to concede much to global concerns over its nuclear and missile programs. Read more…