Governments need to adapt traditional concepts and tools of statecraft to the digital age.
While political transitions are always hard, the international landscape today is particularly unforgiving.
The new U.S. administration should avoid fueling unrealistic expectations of a breakthrough and instead seek incremental progress on specific topics based on a set of guiding principles.
The new administration should think carefully before moving forward with recent proposals about China and the U.S. role in Asia.
The likelihood of North Korean nuclear and missile tests over the next six months is fairly high if the Trump administration continues the Obama administration’s unsuccessful approach of “strategic patience.”
For its own security and global stability, China should play a positive leadership role and adhere to a cool-headed, prudent, and well-thought-out nuclear policy.
Russia’s alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election is a “serious breach.”
A wise course of policy for the United States, China, and Taiwan would be to focus on what can be done to maintain the high quality status quo than challenge the fundamental values of each other.
China should not be destabilized by President-elect Trump’s threats of an arms race. Instead, it needs to prioritize its own goal of increasing its retaliatory capability through weapon modernization.
President-elect Trump’s recent phone call with Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen marks a potential end to the “One China” policy, leaving many to question how regional stability in the Asia-Pacific will be impacted.