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Kurt Campbell on U.S. Policy on Asia
Kurt Campbell, Chairman and CEO, The Asia Group; Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs.

Dr. Deepa Ollapally on India-Japan Relations
Sigur Center Associate Director Deepa Ollapally interviewed on VOA TV on Indian Prime Minister Modi's visit to Japan (with Chinese voice over).

U.S.-Japan Trade Issues and Obama's Visit to Asia
Professor Mike Mochizuki appeared on PBS’s Newshour to discuss the trade issues tackled during Obama’s recent visit to Japan

Professor Jonathan Chaves: Every Rock a Universe
Professor of Chinese, Jonathan Chaves, talks about his translation of Chinese poet, Wang Hongdu's (1646-1721/1722) classic poems on the Yellow Mountains in an interview with China File

G2 at GW, 2013
GW hosted its sixth annual Conference on China's Economic Development and U.S.-China Economic Relationship — or the “G2 at GW” — in early November 2013. The conference brought together scholars and practitioners for a full-day discussion of China’s economy as well as its economic relationship with the United States.

The Climate-Wise Development Approach
In February 2013 Partnerships for International Strategies in Asia (PISA) collaborated with Yangon based NGO, ALARM, to offer a week long pre-training program for 45 mid-level government officials from Burma's line ministries with portfolios most likely to be impacted by climate change.

David Shambaugh on "China Goes Global: The Partial Power"
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a talk by David Shambaugh on his new book China Goes Global. Shambaugh examines China's rise in influence in many realms, but argues that China's impact is broad but not deep. In many areas, Shambaugh says, China punches below its weight.

Recent Publications

book cover: Worldviews of Aspiring Powers

Debates about U.S. foreign policy have revolved around three main traditions--liberal internationalism, realism, and nationalism. In his most recent book, GW Professor Henry R. Nau delves deeply into a fourth foreign policy tradition that he calls "conservative internationalism."» Read more

book cover: Worldviews of Aspiring Powers

Henry R, Nau and Deepa Ollapally identify and track internal foreign policy debates in China, India, Iran, Japan, and Russia in their latest book, “a valuable addition to a growing literature on the connections between domestic politics and foreign policy.” » Read more

journalcover: Orbis

In the Summer 2014 issue of Orbis: A Journal of World Affairs, RPI authors Deepa Ollapally and Robert Sutter explore the implications of economic ties and security rivalries in the Sino-Indian and Sino-American relationships, respectively
» Read the articles here

China goes global

In Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China, Professor Edward McCord explores one important consequence of this situation—the increased role of military force in the determination of elite social, political, and economic power, and presents fascinating case studies of the warlords, militia leaders, and military officers who benefited from this.

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