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Nate Olson quoted in Marketplace on the Trump administration's position on the TPP

Among the campaign promises President-elect Donald Trump seems intent on keeping  is withdrawing the U.S. from the Trans-Pacific Partnership. The trade agreement between the U.S. and 11 Asia-Pacific countries has yet to be approved by Congress.

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Rachel Stohl quoted in Arms Control Association on rules for armed drones trade

The United States has won support from almost 50 countries for an initiative intended to “ensure the responsible export and subsequent use” of armed drones. Absent from the list are key supplier states such as China and Israel and important buyers such as France and the United Arab Emirates.

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Rachel Stohl op-ed in The Cipher Brief on drones and the law of armed conflict

Over the last eight years, President Barack Obama’s counterterrorism policy has in large part been defined by drone strikes against a number of terrorist targets around the world. Indeed, the U.S.

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Ellen Laipson op-ed in World Politics Review on the Asian viewpoint on the US election

European and Asian political analysts are reacting quite differently to Donald Trump’s victory in the U.S. presidential election.

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Laicie Heeley cited in Cosumnes Connection on Trump and the Iran Nuclear Deal

Barack Obama and John Kerry meeting with veterans and Gold Star mothers to discuss the Iran Nuclear Deal in 2015. Can Trump get rid of it?

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Michael Krepon op-ed in Foreign Affairs on Trump and the bomb

When U.S. President-elect Donald Trump takes office in January, he will face a global nuclear order that is increasingly unstable. North Korea, deteriorating U.S.–Russian relations, and the triangular competition among India, Pakistan, and China are all cause for concern.

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Michael Krepon op-ed in Institute for Peace and Conflict Studies on Trump and South Asia

What can the subcontinent expect from President Donald Trump? Bewilderment, for starters.

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Bill Reinsch op-ed in Washington International Trade Association on the future of trade in the US

Last week I discussed the rise of the Millennials and the implications for trade policy. Today I’d like to expand that and look at the impact on partisan politics.

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Brian Eyler quoted in Phnom Penh Post on China's "drought relief"

The Mekong River Commission, in a missive posted on their website on Monday, credited China’s “emergency water release” from its Mekong dams with successfully helping to alleviate the drought in the Mekong River Basin earlier this year, a claim disputed by experts.

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Gordon Adams quoted in Military Times on congressional handling of the defense budget

Congressional leaders have abandoned plans to pass any more full-year spending bills in the December lame duck session, delaying resolution on the defense budget for fiscal 2017 until at least April of next year.  -snip-

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