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Wed, Nov 1, 2017

Asia Trip Seen as Opportunity for Trump to Articulate Policy

US President Donald J. Trump’s upcoming trip to Asia presents him with an opportunity to articulate his policy toward the region and “dispel the uncertainty about US engagement that has haunted the region since January,” according to a former US official. “It is about time,” said David Shear, who served as assistant secretary of defense […]

New Atlanticist by Rachel Ansley

Indo-Pacific

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

The Xi Dynasty?

China’s president re-elected with no clear successor in sight Xi Jinping’s re-election to a second five-year term as China’s president, without a clear successor, cements his grip on the Asian nation and raises questions about the future of economic, political, and social reforms in the country, according to Atlantic Council analysts.   Xi was re-elected […]

New Atlanticist by Rachel Ansley

China

Thu, Oct 19, 2017

Xi Seeks to Solidify Grip on China

The National Congress of the Communist Party of China, which opened in Beijing on October 18, will solidify Chinese President Xi Jinping’s grip on Chinese politics and society, part of a plan to guide the Asian nation toward dominance on the world stage, potentially at the expense of the United States, according to Atlantic Council […]

New Atlanticist by Rachel Ansley

China

Leland R. Miller is nonresident senior fellow at the Asia Security Initiative of the Atlantic Council’s Scowcroft Center on Strategy and Security. Miller is cofounder & CEO of China Beige Book International, where he heads up strategic management of the firm. A leading authority on China’s financial system, he is a frequent commentator on media outlets, such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNN, BBC, BNN, FOX Business, and China’s CCTV, among others, and his work is featured regularly in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, South China Morning Post, TIME, New Yorker, Atlantic, Forbes, Foreign Policy, and the Washington Post. Mr. Miller holds a law degree from the University of Virginia School of Law, where he was Hardy C. Dillard fellow and editor-in-chief of the school’s Journal of International Law; a master’s degree in Chinese history from Oxford University (St. Antony’s College); a BA in European history from Washington & Lee University; and a graduate Chinese language fellowship from Tunghai University (Taiwan). In 2004, Mr. Miller received the Gerald Segal Fellowship Prize in Asian Security, awarded annually for excellence to a single individual worldwide by the International Institute of Strategic Studies (IISS), and in 2006-08 was named an American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Fellow, a position from which he helped oversee the organization’s review of the Chinese banking system. Mr. Miller is a member of the National Committee on US-China Relations.