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Values and Interests
China Cracks Down in Xinjiang

Beijing’s intensifying campaign of repression against the Uighurs carries important implications for U.S. interests in Asia.

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Pushing the Limits
Beijing’s “National Security” Gambit for Hong Kong

If its Indo-Pacific initiative is to be credible, the United States must find way to address Beijing’s projection of ideological influence throughout the region, including Hong Kong.

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Identity Politics
Rethinking “One China”

U.S. policy needs to reflect the fact that Taiwan is central to China’s increasingly assertive ideological as well as military challenge.

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Power and Principles
An Asian Club of Democracies

Democratic backsliding in Asia proves that the time for democratic multilateralism in the region is now.

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Asia's Game of Thrones
The Tibetan Roots of the China-India Border Dispute

How the border fight fits in with Beijing’s broader pressure campaign in Asia, and why it matters to the US.

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Hong Kong Elections
Beijing Ratcheting Up Pressure on Hong Kong

Loyalty tests and taboo topics are creeping into Hong Kong’s politics.

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Pivot to Asia
Obama’s Dictatorship Tour Goes to Hanoi

The President fails to understand that security and values are mutually reinforcing, not an either/or proposition.

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Asia's Game of Thrones
Mr. Isa’s Visa

India denies that it caved to pressure from China in cancelling a prominent Uighur activist’s visa, but its explanations don’t stand up to scrutiny.

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Hong Kong’s Umbrella Soldiers

Veterans of Hong Kong’s 2014 street demonstrations are founding new political parties to demand a voice in the city’s government.

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Why the US Should Stand Up for Hong Kong

The UK’s Foreign Secretary has accused Beijing of a “serious breach” of its agreement over Hong Kong.

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