East Asia

East Asia

The East Asia program conducts research on vital regional security issues such as cross-Strait relations between the PRC and Taiwan, U.S. alliance relationships with Japan and South Korea and China’s foreign policy in developing states. The program offers insights and recommendations for policymakers in the U.S. and in the region.

Research and Analysis

August 26, 2016 | EXPERT: Alan D. Romberg

As Tsai Ing-wen strives to jumpstart her priority domestic programs, she is finding that governance is hard.

August 10, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

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

August 10, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

It is looking increasingly likely that the United Wa State Army (UWSA) and the National Democratic Alliance Army—or “Mongla Group”—will participate in and support the 21st Century Panglong peace conference scheduled for late August.

August 9, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

August 4, 2016 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

On July 31, Tokyo elected its first female governor.

July 19, 2016 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

On the heels of the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization, Chinese President Xi Jinping welcomed Russian President Vladimir Putin to Beijing Saturday.
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