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Aug 21, 2021

Roberts quoted in The Guardian on Beijing’s new regulation policies aimed at its tech billionaires

On August 21, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in The Guardian that discussed new Chinese regulations across its education and technology industries, whose contributions to China’s economy are far bigger than many of its state-owned firms. Roberts acknowledges that Xi Jinping’s recent moves on the tech sector was foreseen by many, explaining […]

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Aug 12, 2021

Garlauskas participates in Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center workshop report on “A Policy of Public Diplomacy with North Korea”

On August 12, Markus Garlauskas presented remarks and answered questions at a panel discussion hosted virtually by Harvard University’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. The event was organized to launch a new Belfer workshop report to which Garlauskas contributed, “A Policy of Public Diplomacy with North Korea: A Principled and Pragmatic Approach to […]

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Aug 9, 2021

Roberts quoted in The Economist on the echoes of Mao Zedong’s “politics-in-command” economy

On August 9, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in The Economist that discussed Beiing’s movement on abandoning China’s old pro-growth model and the beginning of “real state capitalism.” Roberts highlights that senior officials in the US government believe that China will become “not just an economic superpower but a geopolitical and military one” […]

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Aug 8, 2021

Roberts quoted in Nikkei Asia on the prospects of a potential boycott movement on Chinese firms

On August 8, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in Nikkei Asia that highlighted the potential of a global movement boycotting Chinese products due to humanitarian issues surrounding Xinjiang, Tibet, and Inner Mongolia. After the Tokyo Olympics, Roberts argues that “any company that considers a boycott doesn’t have a significant market presence in […]

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Aug 6, 2021

Roberts quoted in Fortune on Beijing’s recent crackdowns on its technology giants

On August 6, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in Fortune that discussed Beijing’s outsize influence on China’s technology giants, highlighting that these companies contribute billions of dollars to the central government in order to escape scrutinization from the CCP. Roberts explains that “the sudden bout of gift-giving is certainly no guarantee that […]

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Aug 5, 2021

Roberts quoted in The Diplomat on China’s recent crackdowns on its ed-tech industries

On August 5, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in an article in The Diplomat that discussed new Chinese regulations across its education and technology industries, highlighting the trend of China’s public sector replacing its private sector as the CCP’s key economic priority as it seeks to ensure internal stability. Roberts argues that, “while the importance […]

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Jul 31, 2021

Roberts quoted in Bloomberg on China’s recent crackdown on its leading tech companies

By Dexter Tiff Roberts

Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in a Bloomberg article published on July 31 that discussed fundamental shifts in the way China manages its economy. The article highlights an argument Roberts made in his previous works, suggesting that Beijing has embarked on “a new and risky path in economic policy” in order to catch up with and exceed […]

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Jul 30, 2021

Roberts quoted in Washington Post on the CCP’s strengthening grip on China’s tech companies

On July 30, Dexter Tiff Roberts was quoted in Washington Post article that discussed Beijing’s “politics in command” approach which “accepts some hits to economic growth in exchange for a stronger grip on tech companies.” Robert underscored Beijing’s intention on “strengthening control over private companies and foreign investment.” Read more about the author:

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Jul 27, 2021

Garlauskas participates in Korea Economic Institute of America webinar: When is the right moment for an end of war declaration?

On July 27, Markus Garlauskas participated in a webinar held by the Korea Economic Institute of America titled, “When is the Right Moment for an End of War Declaration?” as a panelist in a discussion on what an official end of war declaration between the ROK and DPRK would mean for the peninsula as well […]

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Jul 24, 2021

Garlauskas joins ROK-US Alliance Peace Conference co-hosted by Korean Defense Veterans Association and Korea-US Alliance Foundation

On July 28, Markus Garlauskas spoke on a panel in the ROK-U.S. Alliance Peace Conference hosted by the Korea Defense Veterans Association (KDVA) and the Korea-U.S. Alliance Foundation (KUSAF) at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, DC. Garlauskas emphasized that strengthening deterrence against coercion by North Korea and China is a critical task for the ROK-US […]

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