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The National Bureau of Asian Research The National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) is a bicoastal nonpartisan #thinktank helping decision-makers better understand Asia and craft concrete, actionable policy.
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Mission: NBR conducts advanced independent research on strategic, political, economic, globalization, health, and energy issues affecting U.S. relations with Asia. Drawing upon an extensive network of the world’s leading specialists, NBR bridges the academic, business, and policy arenas.

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Stay informed on the most pressing issues in #Asia. Subscribe to NBR’s Premium Online Subscription for access to compreh...
09/25/2020

Stay informed on the most pressing issues in #Asia. Subscribe to NBR’s Premium Online Subscription for access to comprehensive analysis of #AsiaPolicy

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NARP Fellow Christopher Clary was cited in a Diplomat article on the September 22 #India-#China military commander talks...
09/25/2020

NARP Fellow Christopher Clary was cited in a Diplomat article on the September 22 #India-#China military commander talks. Clary says there is an interesting civil-military angle to India’s response to the ongoing standoff

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As part of its #MSCVirtual series, the MSC Conference will host NBR Senior Fellow Nadège Rolland on October 20 to discus...
09/25/2020

As part of its #MSCVirtual series, the MSC Conference will host NBR Senior Fellow Nadège Rolland on October 20 to discuss #China and the #BeltandRoadInitiative

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ICYMI: Check out Chris Horton's essay on #China's efforts to cultivate its relationship with #Cambodia! Horton examines ...
09/25/2020

ICYMI: Check out Chris Horton's essay on #China's efforts to cultivate its relationship with #Cambodia! Horton examines China's attempt to expand its foothold in Southeast Asia through economic, political, and security engagement

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On September 22, NBR held its second President's Circle with Roy Kamphausen and special guest Major General Stephen D. S...
09/25/2020

On September 22, NBR held its second President's Circle with Roy Kamphausen and special guest Major General Stephen D. Sklenka, USMC, J5, #IndoPacific Command. Mr. Kamphausen shared his top seven recent NBR highlights and interviewed MG Sklenka

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Did yesterday’s virtual event pique your interest? Check out the full report, “An Emerging China-Centric Order,” on our ...
09/24/2020

Did yesterday’s virtual event pique your interest? Check out the full report, “An Emerging China-Centric Order,” on our website. The collected essays investigate #China’s objectives and assess the effectiveness of its efforts

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ICYMI: Charles Boustany was interviewed by former NBR staff Simone McGuinness on China's growing economic influence afte...
09/24/2020

ICYMI: Charles Boustany was interviewed by former NBR staff Simone McGuinness on China's growing economic influence after its 2001 WTO accession. Boustany discusses #Beijing's approach to economic policy and implications for #US-#China relations

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A tweet by NARP Fellow Sheena Greitens was used in a China Digital Times article on the #CCP asserting party control ove...
09/24/2020

A tweet by NARP Fellow Sheena Greitens was used in a China Digital Times article on the #CCP asserting party control over #China’s private business sector. Greitens said that the new guidelines are “like saying the quiet part out loud”

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If you missed NBR’s virtual event on “#China's Vision for a New World Order” yesterday, the stream is available on our Y...
09/24/2020

If you missed NBR’s virtual event on “#China's Vision for a New World Order” yesterday, the stream is available on our YouTube channel!

WATCH 👀: https://bit.ly/3j3gLaT

ICYMI: NBR's Jonathon Marek interviewed James Pooley (former Dep Dir Gen of the World Intellectual Property Organization...
09/24/2020

ICYMI: NBR's Jonathon Marek interviewed James Pooley (former Dep Dir Gen of the World Intellectual Property Organization) on trade secret protections in #China. Pooley examines trends and developments in China on #IntellectuaProperty protections

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Get timely analysis from the world's top #Asia experts. Sign up for our weekly email digest #AsiaonTap and read our week...
09/24/2020

Get timely analysis from the world's top #Asia experts. Sign up for our weekly email digest #AsiaonTap and read our weekly picks of #free content for a better understanding of Asia

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In our newest #AsiaInsight podcast, Nonresident FellowArzan Tarapore interviewed Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai from...
09/23/2020

In our newest #AsiaInsight podcast, Nonresident Fellow
Arzan Tarapore interviewed Manoj Kewalramani and Suyash Desai from Takshashila Institution to discuss their report “An #Indian Approach to Navigate #China’s Rise”

LISTEN 🔊: https://bit.ly/2Rky4ry

ICYMI: NBR’s Olivia Truesdale interviewed Jennifer Lind on the next steps for #US-#ROK-#Japan trilateralism. Professor L...
09/23/2020

ICYMI: NBR’s Olivia Truesdale interviewed Jennifer Lind on the next steps for #US-#ROK-#Japan trilateralism. Professor Lind sees the US as a major stakeholder that can contribute to issues of historical reconciliation

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/33ciBPY

🚨EVENT STARTS NOW🚨NBR is holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order,” fea...
09/23/2020

🚨EVENT STARTS NOW🚨

NBR is holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order,” featuring NBR Senior Fellow Nadège Rolland and other experts from the project

We'll be live tweeting the event!

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ICYMI: Read Zhang Hongzhou's article on “food power” in the #US-#China trade war in NBR's Asia Policy 15.3. Zhang analyz...
09/22/2020

ICYMI: Read Zhang Hongzhou's article on “food power” in the #US-#China trade war in NBR's Asia Policy 15.3. Zhang analyzes the factors of food power balance and how the upcoming US #PresidentialElection increases China's leverage

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Check out Adam Segal’s essay, “#China’s Vision for Cyber Sovereignty and the Global Governance of #Cyberspace,” in NBR’s...
09/22/2020

Check out Adam Segal’s essay, “#China’s Vision for Cyber Sovereignty and the Global Governance of #Cyberspace,” in NBR’s Special Report. Segal assesses the impact of Chinese domestic policy and diplomacy on the #internet

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🚨EVENT TOMORROW🚨NBR will be holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order.” ...
09/22/2020

🚨EVENT TOMORROW🚨

NBR will be holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order.” It will feature NBR Senior Fellow Nadège Rolland and other experts from the project

🕒: 9/23 @ 11AM EDT

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A Wire article on the #India-#China border standoff discusses a recent paper coauthored by NARP Fellow Christopher Clary...
09/22/2020

A Wire article on the #India-#China border standoff discusses a recent paper coauthored by NARP Fellow Christopher Clary. Clary says the best time to resist a territorial fait accompli is before it is fully completed

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ICYMI: NBR's Rachel Bernstein interviewed former ambassador C. Steven McGann on developing effective #US policy in the #...
09/22/2020

ICYMI: NBR's Rachel Bernstein interviewed former ambassador C. Steven McGann on developing effective #US policy in the #PacificIslands region. McGann discusses priorities for both the #US and the region’s countries

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Former National Asia Research Fellow with NBR Kristi Govella spoke with Time about future #US-#Japan relations under new...
09/21/2020

Former National Asia Research Fellow with NBR Kristi Govella spoke with Time about future #US-#Japan relations under new Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. She says that relations are unlikely to change under a Suga administration

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ICYMI: Check out the newest NBR Special Report, “Exploring India’s Strategic Futures.” NBR Nonresident Fellow Arzan Tara...
09/21/2020

ICYMI: Check out the newest NBR Special Report, “Exploring India’s Strategic Futures.” NBR Nonresident Fellow Arzan Tarapore says that #US policymakers cannot assume Indian strategic preferences and gives three alternative futures for #India

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In an Australian Strategic Policy Institute podcast, #AsiaEDGE Fellow Huong Le Thu discusses some of the key outcomes fr...
09/21/2020

In an Australian Strategic Policy Institute podcast, #AsiaEDGE Fellow Huong Le Thu discusses some of the key outcomes from the recent #ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting and regional forum, including the talks’ focus on #Covid-19 and the #SouthChinaSea

LISTEN 🔊: https://bit.ly/3kubr0v

🚨NEW INTERVIEW🚨Thomas Lutken, project associate at NBR, interviewed #AsiaEDGE Fellow Mirza Sadaqat Huda on how transnati...
09/21/2020

🚨NEW INTERVIEW🚨

Thomas Lutken, project associate at NBR, interviewed #AsiaEDGE Fellow Mirza Sadaqat Huda on how transnational #energy projects can serve as a bridge to a more peaceful and prosperous #SouthAsia

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/2RBxVQO

This week's #AsiaonTap features:📖 Transnational Energy Projects in #SouthAsia📖 Navigating Opportunities for Cooperation ...
09/21/2020

This week's #AsiaonTap features:

📖 Transnational Energy Projects in #SouthAsia
📖 Navigating Opportunities for Cooperation on the Brahmaputra River
📖 An Emerging #China-Centric Order
📖 Nicholas R. Lardy's The State Strikes Back

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Stay informed on the most pressing issues in #Asia. Subscribe to NBR’s Premium Online Subscription for access to compreh...
09/18/2020

Stay informed on the most pressing issues in #Asia. Subscribe to NBR’s Premium Online Subscription for access to comprehensive analysis of #AsiaPolicy

SUBSCRIBE 👉: http://m.nbr.org/2PAkKzs

ICYMI: Charles Boustany was interviewed by former NBR staff Simone McGuinness on China's growing economic influence afte...
09/18/2020

ICYMI: Charles Boustany was interviewed by former NBR staff Simone McGuinness on China's growing economic influence after its 2001 WTO accession. Boustany discusses #Beijing's approach to economic policy and implications for #US-#China relations

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/3hKZpPf

NBR Nonresident Fellow Arzan Tarapore wrote an article for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog on the #India-#China b...
09/18/2020

NBR Nonresident Fellow Arzan Tarapore wrote an article for the Washington Post’s Monkey Cage blog on the #India-#China border crisis. He says it will be difficult for India to avoid a negative outcome, with or without war

READ 📖: https://wapo.st/33EhZTn

🚨EVENT REMINDER🚨NBR will be holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order.” ...
09/18/2020

🚨EVENT REMINDER🚨

NBR will be holding a virtual event to discuss the findings of “#China's Vision for a New World Order.” It will feature NBR Senior Fellow Nadège Rolland and other experts from the project

🕒: 9/23 @ 11AM EDT

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NBR President Roy Kamphausen was quoted in a ChinaFile piece on #US diplomacy with #China. Mr. Kamphausen notes that the...
09/18/2020

NBR President Roy Kamphausen was quoted in a ChinaFile piece on #US diplomacy with #China. Mr. Kamphausen notes that the US gains insight from military engagement with China, making it better prepared for future contingencies

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/35KzPa1

ICYMI: Take a look at Malin Oud’s “Harmonic Convergence” essay. Oud examines how #China uses the right to development to...
09/18/2020

ICYMI: Take a look at Malin Oud’s “Harmonic Convergence” essay. Oud examines how #China uses the right to development to advance its interests and position in relation to #humanrights, #security, and #development at the #UN

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/3gUavjK

WLTX ran a story on #Chinese counterfeit merchandise in #SouthCarolina, using statistics from the Commission on the Thef...
09/17/2020

WLTX ran a story on #Chinese counterfeit merchandise in #SouthCarolina, using statistics from the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property saying #IP theft to the #US economy could be as high as $600 billion

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/3mup1CQ

ICYMI: Check out Andréa Worden's essay about #China and the UN Human Rights Council. Worden examines the tactics used by...
09/17/2020

ICYMI: Check out Andréa Worden's essay about #China and the UN Human Rights Council. Worden examines the tactics used by #Beijing to undermine the current int'l human rights system and implement its vision of a new world order

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/3lD43kG

🚨EVENT TODAY🚨As part of NBR’s #AsiaEDGE, join us for “What Makes for a ‘Good’ Energy Trading Partnership?” to assess pol...
09/17/2020

🚨EVENT TODAY🚨

As part of NBR’s #AsiaEDGE, join us for “What Makes for a ‘Good’ Energy Trading Partnership?” to assess political and economic conditions necessary to maximize trade benefits

🕒: 9/17 @ 9AM EDT

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Get timely analysis from the world's top #Asia experts. Sign up for our weekly email digest #AsiaonTap and read our week...
09/16/2020

Get timely analysis from the world's top #Asia experts. Sign up for our weekly email digest #AsiaonTap and read our weekly picks of #free content for a better understanding of Asia

SIGN UP 👉: http://m.nbr.org/3aeqSFs

ICYMI: NBR’s Olivia Truesdale interviewed Jennifer Lind on the next steps for #US-#ROK-#Japan trilateralism. Professor L...
09/16/2020

ICYMI: NBR’s Olivia Truesdale interviewed Jennifer Lind on the next steps for #US-#ROK-#Japan trilateralism. Professor Lind sees the US as a major stakeholder that can contribute to issues of historical reconciliation

READ 📖: https://bit.ly/33ciBPY

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