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

May 24, 2017 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

Earlier this month, the Pentagon endorsed a plan to invest 7.5 billion USD to strengthen U.S. presence in the Asia-Pacific region over the next five years.

May 23, 2017 | EXPERT: Alan D. Romberg

There have been no dramatic developments in cross-Strait relations of late. Instead, Beijing continues its steady pressure on the Taiwan authorities while courting private interests.

May 9, 2017 | EXPERT: Alan D. Romberg

By Alan D. Romberg

May 5, 2017 | EXPERT: Yuki Tatsumi

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has finally spoken up about revising Japan’s Constitution.

May 1, 2017 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

The conventional wisdom on U.S. President Donald J. Trump’s China policy is that his preferred transactional approach, aimed at making deals with China, will not work.

May 1, 2017 | EXPERT: Yun Sun

On February 18, the Chinese Ministry of Commerce announced the suspension of coal imports for the remainder of this year.
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