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Michael Krepon's Op-ed in Arms Control Wonk on Nuclear Learning

How do decision makers in nuclear-armed states learn about the Bomb? Coming after the first entrants into this exclusive club can have its advantages. There is a wealth of information to draw from on the public record, and nuclear weapon-related practices can be studied over time.

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Yun Sun quoted in Foxtrot Alpha on North Korean War

Much of the discussion around North Korea has focused on a nuclear or conventional war between Pyongyang and Washington, but little has been mentioned about one crucial topic: if the Kim regime fails and the country collapses, it will result in an unprecedented refugee crisis. -snip-

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Alan Romberg quoted in Associated Press on Chinese-Taiwanese Relations

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's return of a Chinese asylum seeker this week is a likely bid by President Tsai Ing-wen to stabilize relations with Beijing that have been in sharp decline since her election last year, analysts said Thursday. -snip-

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Alan Romberg's Op-Ed in 38 North on Mar-a-Lago's Impact on U.S.-Chinese Relations

Whether measured in terms of a week, a day, a few hours or even ten minutes, while the outcome of the Mar-a-Lago summit between US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping cannot yet be characterized as a breakthrough, it certainly was not the acrimonious breakdown that many predic

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Yun Sun quoted in Foreign Policy on China's Role in Myanmar

KACHIN STATE, Myanmar — In early March, Myanmar’s government sat down with a coalition of ethnic rebel groups, including the Kachin Independence Army (KIA), trying to jump-start peace negotiations that had sputtered out after months of escalating fighting.

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Nate Olson quoted in Bloomberg News on U.S.-China Trade Relations

China’s President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart Donald Trump appear to be operating on vastly different time scales when it comes to bilateral economic relations. -snip-

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Yun Sun quoted in The Diplomat on Human Rights in Vietnam

Nguyen Chi Tuyen, a 43-year-old from Hanoi, was driving home after dropping his son off at school when he was attacked by thugs.  -snip-

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Sameer Lalwani and Travis Wheeler's Op-Ed in The Wire on Afghanistan

US national security advisor Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster travels to Delhi this weekend (after stops in Kabul and Islamabad) to parley with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior Indian officials amidst a major review of American strategy in Afghanistan.

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Alan Romberg quoted in Newsweek on Trump's Response Towards North Korea

WASHINGTON, April 7 (Yonhap) -- In the run-up to this week's first meetings with China's leader, U.S. President Donald Trump talked repeatedly and tough about how serious the problem of North Korea has become, even calling it a "humanity problem." -snip-

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Yun Sun quoted in Business Insider on Chinese Troops in North Korea

As tensions climb to historic highsbetween the US and its allies and North Korea, rumors of massive movements of Chinese troops near North Korea's border keep surfacing. -snip-

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