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As India and China clash, JFK’s ‘forgotten crisis’ is back

India and China’s deadly crash this week in the Himalayas is the worst crisis in their border quarrel since 1967. Pakistan is also a very interested player, watching the game play out just as it did in 1962 and hoping its rival India will be humiliated. The remote region where the clash is occurring is…

The way back: What the world can learn from China’s travel restart after COVID-19

Countries and regions around the globe are gradually moving past the peak of the pandemic. With China’s COVID-19 lockdown over, travel is beginning to restart. Businesses remain cautious, but almost all offices, factories, schools, and retail outlets have reopened. A recent survey conducted by McKinsey showed that the first thing people want to spend money…

The Folly of Decoupling From China

It Isn’t Just Perilous—It’s Impossible This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs and was written by Henry Farrell and Abraham Newman On May 14, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to break the United States’ economic relationship with China. “There are many things we could do,” he told Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo. “We could cut…

The Endangered Asian Century

America, China, and the Perils of Confrontation This article was originally published in Foreign Affairs by Lee Hsien Loong  “In recent years, people have been saying that the next century will be the century of Asia and the Pacific, as if that were sure to be the case. I disagree with this view.” The Chinese…

A NEW GLOBAL ORDER EMERGES POST-COVID-19

China is stamping its mark on the post-COVID-19 world as a new global order begins to emerge This article was originally published in EuroNews and was written by Marco Vicenzino who is a member of the Institute’s International Advisory Committee. Follow Marco Vicenzino on Twitter: www.twitter.com/marcovicenzino “On the one hand, it is important not to underestimate…

The Battle for Hong Kong is the Decisive Battle of our Time

This article was originally published in The National Interest . Its author Azeem Ibrahim has been involved with the Asia Scotland Institute for several years. New legislation proposed by the Chinese Communist Party in Beijing is set to allow mainland authorities to directly target anti-government protests in Hong Kong. The effect will be that the Hong Kong…