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Young Strategist Forum 2014 April 18, 2014 / Tokyo, Japan

The third Young Strategists Forum (YSF) was held in Tokyo from January 31- Feb 4, 2014 in partnership with the Sasakawa Peace Foundation.

Keynote from South Caucasus: The Dividing Lines Are Shifting April 14, 2014

In a keynote address, S. Frederick Starr explains how the events in Crimea are representative of a larger Russian tactic of seeking out geopolitical vacuums and promoting them, only to be the actor that then fills that void. He characterizes this strategy as "filling vacuums", and claimed the West, and the United States in particular, should be prepared to fill these vacuums if they are serious of halting further progress of Russia's revanchist designs

China’s Efforts to Reduce Air Pollution March 14, 2014

Biz Asia America's Philip Yin is joined by Paul Bledsoe, President of Bledsoe & Associates to discuss how successful are China's efforts to shut down factories to reduce air pollution.

Beijing’s Bargain of a Decade October 01, 2012 / Minxin Pei
Wall Street Journal


The twin announcements coming out of Beijing last Friday may strike most as an incongruous pair. The first is the welcome news that the Politburo of the Communist Party has finally picked a start date, Nov. 8, for the 18th Party Congress, when it will complete a once-in-decade leadership transition. Second, the disgraced former Chongqing Party chief Bo Xilai was expelled from the Party and his case has been transferred to prosecutors. That Mr. Bo was charged with corruption shows how the Party's image is still tarnished, which may dampen the festivity of a historic occasion.

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