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Forget Thucydides, South Korea looks to a Manchurian Trap as China rises
Forget Thucydides, South Korea looks to a Manchurian Trap as China rises

South Koreans look to the Manchu conquest of China when examining the future of relations between the two countries. By Professor Joel Atkinson. (11/02/2022)

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Is Beijing's Grip on Malaysia and the Region Inevitable?
Is Beijing's Grip on Malaysia and the Region Inevitable?

What can we expect to see from China's influence in the region? By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (09/09/2022)

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“Soft” Power in Cultural Diplomacy: Pandas in Ancient China, China’s Big Lie, and Its Use of Pandas
“Soft” Power in Cultural Diplomacy: Pandas in Ancient China, China’s Big Lie, and Its Use of Pandas

Paper examines Chinese Panda diplomacy and impacts on Chinese culture in the twenty-first century. By Jingyuan Chen. (09/01/2022)

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Zero-Covid Strategy is a Double-edged Sword for China and North Korea
Zero-Covid Strategy is a Double-edged Sword for China and North Korea

China and North Korea's zero-Covid policies present the countries with numerous challenges.  By Lin (Kirin) PU and Jules Hanisee. (08/31/2022)

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U.S. Imperialism and Taiwan
U.S. Imperialism and Taiwan

Author argues that, by looking at the Taiwan-Strait situation through an anti-imperialist framework, Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan is a continuation U.S. attempts to project its imperial hegemony.... Read More...



Is America Doomed for a Clash with China?
Is America Doomed for a Clash with China?

Is a clash betwen the US and China avoidable? By Collins Chong Yew Keat . (08/04/2022)

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Can Taipei Escape Beijing’s Claws?
Can Taipei Escape Beijing’s Claws?

Challenges facing Taipei in holding off the China threat. By Collins Chong Yew Keat. (07/27/2022)

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International Consortium of Think-Tanks launch the “Europe in Asia’s Century” in Bucurest
International Consortium of Think-Tanks launch the “Europe in Asia’s Century” in Bucurest

Examining the recently launched Process – Europe in Asian Century, looking for a broader participatory base and partnership rings with verity of stakeholders from multiple continents. By Marcela Ga... Read More...



Peace in Plurality: Religious Homogeneity and Social Instability in Southeast Asia
Peace in Plurality: Religious Homogeneity and Social Instability in Southeast Asia

Paper analyzes the relationship between religious homogeneity and social instability and exclusion in Southeast Asia and to study the connection between them. By Dylan Nigh. 12/21/2021

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New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?
New Caledonia: A Wedge in the AUKUS?

What impacts could New Caledonia's December 12 vote for independence have for ANKUS and China's growing role in the region? By Manlio Graziano and Mathilde Philippon   By Manlio Graziano and Mathil... Read More...



The Status Quo in Asia: Prospects for Pan-Asian Integration
The Status Quo in Asia: Prospects for Pan-Asian Integration

Reflections on the Nonalliened Movement’s 60th anniversary – with a special focus on Asian affairs and fragility of relations there in absence of a pan-continental security setting. By Maria Smotry... Read More...



Understanding Brunei’s Approach to Diplomacy in Myanmar
Understanding Brunei’s Approach to Diplomacy in Myanmar

Contrary to public opinion, Brunei has not committed a “diplomatic gaffe” as ASEAN chair.  By Moez Hayat. (07/16/2021)

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Interrogating hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-India Relations
Interrogating hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-India Relations

Addressing hydro-environmental issues in Bangladesh-Indian relations. By Sharif Mustajib. (04/17/2021)

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“Atman Nirbhar Bharat” - Economic Crises and Self-Reliance in the COVID-19 Pandemic
“Atman Nirbhar Bharat” - Economic Crises and Self-Reliance in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Essay analyzes the impact of Covid-19 on the economic priorities of India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  By Shareen Joshi, Siddharth Muchhal, Connor Brennan, Ria Pradhan, and Joyce Yang. 02/27/20... Read More...



The Future of Democracy: In Peril?
The Future of Democracy: In Peril?

In this new issue of International Affairs Forum, experts around the world discuss the future of democracy and challenges it faces. February 2021

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How South Korea’s foreign policy will shift in the Biden Era
How South Korea’s foreign policy will shift in the Biden Era

As the Biden era has begun, South Korea hopes to improve its relations with the United States despite the ongoing US-China conflicts and the North Korean issue. Seunghyun Han examines the Biden adm... Read More...



Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry
Events pushing the things over the edge: A critical study of Sino-Australian Rivalry

Paper analyzes major events, which are pushing Australia and Chinese relations to an extreme edge. By Saif Ali. 02/04/2021

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Spring 2017 IA Forum - Populism in the Digital Age and Cyber Security

Experts from around the world present their thoughts on Populism in the Digital Age and

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China's Entry into the South Pacific
China's Entry into the South Pacific

Is China’s presence in the South Pacific cause for alarm?  By Bowen Damask. (09/16/2020)

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Sustainable Industrial Transformation for a healthier future in Indonesia
Sustainable Industrial Transformation for a healthier future in Indonesia

A look at Indonesia's success story.  By Dr. Wolfram Kalt.  (07/30/2020)

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IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World
IA Forum - The Post-Pandemic World

In the latest issue of International Affairs Forum, experts from around the world examine aspects of a post-Pandemic globe. 07/21/2020

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Game Theory Analysis of Various Scenarios in Hong Kong Post-2047
Game Theory Analysis of Various Scenarios in Hong Kong Post-2047

Author presents a game theory analysis of scenarios for the future of Hong Kong after the year 2047.  By Aditya Sharma. 07/01/2020

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Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic
Solidarity in the Time of a Pandemic

Essay describes the international position of the European Union, the United States compare to other powers (China, and Russia) and their idea of solidarity in the time of a pandemic.  By... Read More...



Politics over Resource and Environmental Degradation in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Politics over Resource and Environmental Degradation in Chittagong Hill Tracts

Through the lens of realism, this paper explains how state hegemony has dominated resource extraction in the Chittagong Hill Tracts.  By Masrur Mahmud Khan. (04/27/2020)

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The Shadow of Sinophobia
The Shadow of Sinophobia

How bigoted anti-China sentiments are hurting the West during the COVID-19 pandemic. By Ziyu He and Huaan Liao. (04/27/2020)

 

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Can the West Answer China & Russia’s Challenge to the West’s Claim to Embody Universal Values?
Can the West Answer China & Russia’s Challenge to the West’s Claim to Embody Universal Values?

Does the West have an answer to China and Russia’s challenge to the West’s claim to embody Universal Values?  By Timothy Bovy. (04/21/2020)

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International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education
International Affairs Forum: Disinformation/Misinformation & Education

The Winter 2020 issue of International Affairs Forum presents an array from contributors, including our Student Award Winner, discussing Disinformation/MIsinformation and Education issues.  (0... Read More...



Self-Determination Between Two Giants: Geopolitical Obstacles to Democracy in Nepal
Self-Determination Between Two Giants: Geopolitical Obstacles to Democracy in Nepal

Nepal's bumpy path toward democracy. By Jack Shangraw. 12/30/2019

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Negotiations with North Korea: From Contradictions to Mutual Understanding
Negotiations with North Korea: From Contradictions to Mutual Understanding

analyzing a new stage of negotiations on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and integration between both parts of Korea through the prism of constructivist concepts. By Akramjon Fozilov. ... Read More...



Hong Kong: No more of China’s disheartened capitalism, please
Hong Kong: No more of China’s disheartened capitalism, please

Social dimensions of the Hong Kong protests. By Wan T. Lee. (12/12/2019)

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