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Yun Sun Quoted in The Straits Times on US-China Trade

Top Chinese economic and trade officials will meet their US counterparts in Washington today in the wake of US$5 billion (S$6.8 billion) worth of deals to import American beef and soya bean, and a strong signal from President Xi Jinping on further opening of the Chinese market. -snip-

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Ellen Laipson's Op-ed in World Politics Review on the Challenges Iraq Faces After the Liberation of Mosul

The defeat in Mosul of the so-called Islamic State was supposed to be good news for Iraq.

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Alan Romberg Quoted in AP on Cross-Strait Relations

The visit by Paraguay's president to Taiwan this week offers a diplomatic lifeline to the self-governing island democracy whose international breathing space is being steadily chipped away at by Beijing. -snip-

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Jesse Marks' op-ed in World Politics Review on ending Syrian sieges with diplomacy

The former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, called them “starve, surrender and slaughter” tactics.

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Ellen Laipson's Op-ed in World Politics Review on Tillerson's Leadership of the State Department

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been doing real diplomacy lately, from the G-20 summit to his personal mediation mission to the Persian Gulf.

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