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The countries bordering China are in the forefront in facing the challenge of a widening divide between China and the United States. Others, including those in Parts I and III, treat this...
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Sep 3 2013 - 14:21
After more than a decade of energetic pursuit of FTAs, a moment of decision has arrived in 2013. Three far-reaching, multilateral initiatives are simultaneously under negotiation: TPP, ...
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Sep 3 2013 - 14:17
In April 2013 North Korea was determined to show the world that it was prepared to stop at nothing in order to be accepted as a nuclear power. Instead of commonplace scenarios of North...
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Sep 3 2013 - 14:12
2012 was a year of leadership transition in China and a presidential election in the United States. At the 18th Congress of China’s Communist Party in November, Hu Jintao passed party...
Author(s): Robert Sutter
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:06
When in November 2012 the CCP unveiled its new Political Standing Committee, with Xi Jinping at its head, Russian Prime Minister and the Chairman of the United Russia Party Dmitrii Medvedev...
Author(s): Sergey Radchenko
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:06
The relationship between South Korea and Japan resembles a seesaw or a pendulum. Ups and downs are normal. The Lee Myong-bak administration is no exception, although many expected a...
Author(s): Cheol Hee Park
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:05
The U.S.-South Korea alliance has flourished under Presidents Obama and Lee Myungbak. It is difficult to find words of criticism for the alliance in either Washington or Seoul as Obama...
Author(s): Scott Snyder
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:05
In his recent work Gilbert Rozman explains the growing tensions between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and United States in terms of the symbolic politics of a widening “...
Author(s): William Callahan
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:04
How do the Japanese view the Sino-U.S. national identity gap? Their views are naturally informed by their own national identities and their national identity gaps with China and the United...
Author(s): Ming Wan
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:04
The Korean Peninsula remains at the center of national identity debates in Northeast Asia.1 Sino-South Korean debates surfaced saliently in 2010 during a period of rising regional concerns...
Author(s): See-Won Byun
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:03
Watching China’s surge in assertiveness in 2009-13, Russians face a choice among three types of responses. They can delight in the deterioration in Sino-U.S. relations, as many ...
Author(s): Gil Rozman
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:02
Despite turbulence in its bilateral relations with Japan and South Korea over the past several years, China has expressed a continuing and growing interest in establishing a trilateral China-...
Author(s): Scott Harold
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:02
During the early days of Northeast Asian economic cooperation immediately following the end of the Cold War, the China-Japan-Korea FTA (CJK FTA) was considered impossible, not even...
Author(s): Chang Jae Lee
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:01
On November 20, 2012, at the Japan-China-ROK Economic and Trade Ministers’ Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia,1 Ministers Edano Yukio, Chen Deming, and Bark Tae Ho, announced that they...
Author(s): T.J. Pempel
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:01
The proposed China-Japan-Korea (CJK) FTA, if it comes to fruition, will be a major economic accomplishment in its own right; but it will also constitute an important milestone and potential...
Author(s): Claude Barfield
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Sep 3 2013 - 13:00
As with many complex situations, any effort to address the question of how competing regional interests would play out in response to Korean reunification begins with “it depends....
Author(s): John Park
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Sep 3 2013 - 12:59
The Park Geun-hye administration’s foreign policy/North Korean policy keyword is “trust,” which is intended to be the base on which to build a “New Korean Peninsula...
Author(s): Ho-Yeol Yoo
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Sep 3 2013 - 12:58
The reunification of the Korean Peninsula has been an important aspiration of the Korean people on both sides of the 38th parallel for nearly six decades. The emotional family reunions of...
Author(s): Abraham Kim
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Sep 3 2013 - 12:58
The topic of household debt has not only economic implications for consumers and the country as a whole, but it is also a significant factor affecting the social stability of its citizens. This...
Author(s): Jongsung Kim
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Jul 3 2013 - 11:29
South Korea hopes to become a major exporter of nuclear plants. Its success in building up its domestic nuclear industry, winning a $20.4 billion contract to build four nuclear power plants in the...
Author(s): Chen Kane, Miles Pomper
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May 21 2013 - 12:02
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