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Yun Sun op-ed in Asia and the Pacific Policy Society on the South China Sea

Contrary to wide-spread speculation, tensions in the South China Sea did not peak after the 

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Yun Sun op-ed in The Cipher Brief on China and the U.S. election

As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump enter the final stage of the presidential campaign, China watches their foreign policy statements closely for indications of their future positions on China.

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Ellen Laipson interviewed for On Point on the failed military coup

The failed military coup in Turkey has led to a government crackdown that’s purged more than 60,000 people from their jobs – judges, police, academics, reporters, military members.

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Yuki Tatsumi interviewed on NPR on Japanese emperor wishing to abdicate the throne

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Yuki Tatsumi, senior associate of the East Asia program at the Stimson Center, about Emperor Akihito's video message to the people of Japan. In the broadcast, he said he wants to abdicate the throne — the first time in 200 years for an emperor to do so.

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William Reinsch quoted in Politico on potential trade promotion authority renewal

TRUMP TALKS ECONOMY IN THE MOTOR CITY: Donald Trump is in Detroit today, where he’s expected to lay out his economic agenda.

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Michael Krepon op-ed in USA Today on Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombings

Hiroshima gets all the attention, but Nagasaki teaches the more important lesson.

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Stimson's Mekong Policy Project cited in the Associated Press

CHIANG KHONG, Thailand (AP) -- Dismissing its neighbors' pleas, impoverished Laos is rapidly building a Mekong River dam that threatens fisheries crucial to millions of Southeast Asia's poorest people. -snip-

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Yuki Tatsumi quoted in The Strait Times on Japan and China's maritime actions

Japan, in its annual defence review, said China's muscle-flexing actions in the East and South China seas are attempts to change the status quo by coercion.

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Johan Bergenas and Grace Mahoney op-ed in Impact on Sustainable Development Goals

The international community labored for years to conceptualize a new global development agenda to succeed the famed Millennium Development Goals. 

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