RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

December 5, 2018 | Report | Yun Sun

Stimson’s East Asia Program is proud to announce the publication of Yun Sun’s second monograph on China and the Arctic, The Northern Sea Route: The Myth of Sino-Russian Cooperation. READ MORE

The reflex of the policy community is to focus on cross-Strait relations and the Taiwan issue through the lens of U.S.-China relations. But Taiwan is not merely a security dilemma: it is a vibrant democracy of 23 million people with an outsized economic and political impact in the region. READ MORE

Finland, the country currently chairing the Arctic Council, proposed a high-level Arctic summit during a recent bilateral meeting with Russian president Vladimir Putin. READ MORE

In January 2018, China released its first ever Arctic white paper, pronouncing to the world its interests, priorities and approaches to the Arctic region. China has been keen on legitimizing and maximizing its interests and involvement in Arctic politics and development. READ MORE