Category Archives for East Asia

The U.S. and Japan: A Joint Effort to Unify and Strengthen Southeast Asia

June 5, 2014 Host: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Event: Separating Substance From Style in Japan’s Southeast Asia Diplomacy Speakers: Dr. Kei Koga, Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technical University Mr. Brian Harding, Former Country Director, Asia and Pacific Security Affairs, … Continue reading

06. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Instability on East Asia’s High Seas

June 3, 2014 Host: The Woodrow Wilson Center Event: The Philippines, Vietnam, and Territorial Disputes in the South China Sea Speakers: Dr. Aileen Baveria, Professor, University of the Philippines Dr. Hoang Anh Tuan, Director-General, Institute of Foreign Policy and Strategic … Continue reading

03. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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A New Approach to U.S.-ROK Relations

June 2, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event: Democratizing and Globalizing U.S. – Korea Relations Speaker: Dr. Katharine Moon, Chair of Korean Studies, Brookings Institution It is no secret that America’s foreign policy focus is changing. After a decade of … Continue reading

02. June 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Makings of a Rivalry or a New Era of Cooperation?

May 28, 2014 Host: The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Event: One Year After Sunnylands Speakers: Dr. Yan Xuetong, Dean, Institute of Modern International Relations, Tsinghua University Dr. Sun Xuefeng, Scholar, Tsinghua University Dr. Paul Haenle, Director, Carnegie – Tsinghua … Continue reading

28. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
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The Limits of Partnership Between China and Russia

May 5, 2014 Host: Woodrow Wilson Center Event: Russia in East Asia Speakers: Dr. Matthew Ouimet, Office of Analysis for Russia and Eurasia, U.S. Department of State Dr. Alyssa Park, Assistant Professor of Modern Korean History, University of Iowa Russia … Continue reading

05. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Beyond a Change in Policy: What Will it Take to Reform China’s Economy?

April 30, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event:  The Future of State Capitalism in China Speaker: Dr. Xu Xiaonian, Professor of Economics and Finance, China Europe International Business School For the past three decades China has been the economic wonder … Continue reading

01. May 2014 by Will Houstoun
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North Korea’s Ever Changing Economy

April 15, 2014 Host: The Brookings Institution Event: Illicit Economic Activities of the North Korean Government Speakers: Dr. Sheena Chesnut Greitens, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution For almost a century now, the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, aka. North … Continue reading

16. April 2014 by Will Houstoun
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An Obstacle in the U.S.’ Pivot to Asia: Overcoming its Allies

March 20, 2014 Host: The Stimson Center Event:  Japan-ROK Relations: Prospects and Challenges Speakers: Dr. Yoshihide Soeya, Professor of Political Science and International Relations, Keio University Dr. Woo Jung-Yeop, Director at Center for Security Policy, Asan Institute Mr. Scott Snyder, … Continue reading

21. March 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Japan’s Quest to Solidify Itself in a Rapidly Growing Southeast Asia

March 18, 2014  Host: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Event: Japan’s “Swing State” Diplomacy in Southeast Asia Speakers: Dr. Tsutomu Kikuchi, Professor, Aoyama-Gakuin University Dr. Tamotsu Fukuda, Professor Toyo Eiwa University Over the past decade, East Asia has been experienced … Continue reading

19. March 2014 by Will Houstoun
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Japan’s Pivot to Southeast Asia

March 5, 2014 Host: The East-West Center Event: Japan’s Evolving Relationship with Southeast Asia: Prospects for U.S.-Japan Cooperation Speaker: Dr. Nobuhiro Aizawa, Researcher, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) Although Japan is still the third largest economy in the world, there … Continue reading

06. March 2014 by Will Houstoun
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