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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.

Asia's Game of Thrones
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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Asia's Game of Thrones
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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Putin's Russia
Betraying Magnitsky

When will the U.S. see the connection between Putin’s repression at home and aggression abroad?

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Free Tibet
A More Ambitious Approach

American interests would be better served by a broader, more ambitious policy on Tibet—one that brings democracy and strategic issues into the mix.

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