June 28, 2023
America’s India Problem
By Akhilesh Pillalamarri
Predictions of the demise of Indian democracy by American media and activists are exaggerated and reflect a narrow understanding of India’s history and complexity.
June 21, 2023
Bringing the India-US Partnership to Third Countries
By Radhey Tambi
New Delhi and Washington can supercharge their partnership by coordinating efforts in third countries, especially island nations like Maldives.
June 16, 2023
Modi Comes to Washington: Prospects and Challenges for India-US Relations
By C. Raja Mohan, Manjari Chatterjee Miller, Mukesh Aghi, Farwa Aamer, and Meera Gopal
Exploring the trajectory of the relationship in four key sectors: defense, global order, business and technology, and climate change.
June 15, 2023
US NSA Sullivan to Visit Tokyo for Talks With Japan, Philippines, South Korea Officials
By Aamer Madhani
Just before U.S. Secretary of State Blinken heads to China, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan will meet with U.S. allies in the region.
June 13, 2023
US Secretary of State Blinken Poised to Finally Make His China Trip
By Shannon Tiezzi
Over four months after a previously planned trip was canceled due to “balloon-gate,” Antony Blinken is reportedly heading to Beijing.
June 07, 2023
Ron DeSantis Brings US China Policy Into the Culture Wars
By Jiachen Shi
His strategy of framing China-U.S. competition within an ideological and cultural narrative allows DeSantis to differentiate himself from former President Donald Trump.
June 06, 2023
Senior US, Chinese Diplomats Hold ‘Candid’ Talks to Avoid Escalation of Tensions
By Simina Mistreanu
Daniel Kritenbrink, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, is the most senior U.S. official confirmed to have visited China since the spy balloon incident.
June 05, 2023
The Case for a US Digital Trade Deal in IPEF – and Why It’s an Uphill Battle
By Kevin Chen
With China poised to enter the conversation, it’s critical for Washington to overcome internal obstacles and negotiation troubles to leave its mark on digital trade rules.
May 24, 2023
The Big Hole in the Biden Administration’s Economic Diplomacy
By Paul Nadeau
With little leverage to pursue legally binding trade deals, the Biden administration is forced to resort to economic unilateralism.
May 23, 2023
Despite Biden’s Absence, US Makes Inroads With Pacific Islands
By Nick Perry and Shannon Tiezzi
President Biden had to cancel his trip to the Pacific Island country, so Secretary of State Blinken oversaw the signing of new deals with Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, and Palau.
May 18, 2023
The TikTok Ban Is Mired in a Stalemate in US Congress
By Jiachen Shi
The idea of a TikTok ban may seem to have bipartisan support, but that belies the complicated political calculations going on behind the scenes.
May 18, 2023
Facing Pressure From China, Can the US Recreate Silicon Valley?
By Charles Mok
The Biden administration’s plan to establish tech hubs across the U.S. can only succeed with effective private-public-academic partnership.