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Street scene in Bangkok, Thailand. File photo.

Sea Change Awaits Trump In Thailand – Analysis

US ally Thailand, improving ties with China, may not be eager to help with regional crises like the South China Sea. By Benjamin Zawacki* A month after his inauguration, Donald Trump has not publicly mentioned…

Location of China. Source: CIA World Factbook.

China Fights Fraud In Auto Sector – Analysis

By Michael Lelyveld Thanks to government policies, China leads the world in production of new energy vehicles (NEVs), but a crackdown on fraud suggests that subsidies may be adding to industrial overcapacity instead of putting…

US President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Abe Shinzo. Photo Credit: Japan PM Office,

Trump’s Asia Policy Takes Shape – Analysis

By Thomas J. Shattuck* (FPRI) — After challenging the “One China” policy—the bedrock of Sino-American relations—during his transition period, President Donald Trump accepted the long-standing position in a phone call with President Xi Jinping of…