Country Report: South Korea (April 2024)

The unfolding events in South Korea between March and April 2024 demonstrate a dynamic environment influenced by complex diplomatic strategies and regional tensions. The South Korean general elections […]

A View from Russia on Sino-Russian Relations in 2023-24

Richard Weitz, Hudson Institute1 This year marks the 75th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the People’s Republic of China (PRC). This article first discusses recent Russian […]

Country Report: Russia (November 2023)

Favorite themes in Russian publications in the late summer and fall of 2023 were the BRICS summit—a symbol of a new world order led by Russia and China—the […]

Country Report: China (October 2023)

In mid-2023, Chinese analysts evaluated the role of US minilateralism in US Indo-Pacific policy, most notably the Quad and AUKUS, arguing that it was likely to produce systemic […]

What Price Stability? Anthony Albanese’s Australia-China Accord

In October 2023, Australia’s Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced he would visit China from November 4-7 to mark the 50th anniversary of Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam’s visit […]

Country Report: Japan (September 2023)

Despite the supposed dog days of August, the summer news from Japan proved quite riveting. In July and August, alarm only heightened over the challenging security environment Japan […]

Country Report: China (April 2023)

In early 2023, Chinese analysts devoted significant attention to India’s maritime policy, assessing its impact on China’s 21st Century Maritime Silk Road initiative and linking it to recent […]

Country Report: China (December 2022)

In late 2022, Chinese analysts devoted a great deal of attention to the Indo-Pacific. They assessed the role of minilateral cooperation in the US Indo-Pacific strategy. They examined […]

Country Report: China (July 2022)

In mid-2022, Chinese analysts reflected on Sino–US relations under the Biden administration, prospects for improvement, and whether the two countries are entering a “new Cold War.” While largely […]

A View from the United States

From an American perspective, Australia’s turn away from China in recent years and its embrace of AUKUS in 2021 are considered appropriate and welcome responses to both China’s […]