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China’s Pacific Push: Trumping the Language Game?
Amidst a flurry of news and debates on Taiwan’s future in the Pacific region, with two of its last allies worldwide ultimately switching ties from Taipei to…
Infrastructure Development in the Indo-Pacific: A Japanese Strategy for Port-able Governance?
May and June were busy times for Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. Within a week, Abe hosted several heads of state, including Bangladesh’s Prime Minister Hasina ….
Between Scandals & Elections: Sino-Austrian Relations in the Era of Sharp Power
Introduction Li Zhanshu, the Chairman of the Standing Committee of China’s National People’s Congress (NPC) and the country’s top legislator, visited Austria in May 2019 during his tour...
Promoting Women in Politics: Japan’s Tepid Approach
Last year’s passing of a non-binding act to promote more women to run for political office was a first effort to address Japan’s long-standing issue of gender…
The Hanoi Summit Failure and Japan’s Abduction Issue: The Silver Lining on an Otherwise Dark Cloud
The break-down of talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-Un at their second summit in Hanoi – whether a surprise or not…