New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2023

China’s struggles to reassure wary businesses and consumers raise doubts about its economic comeback

By Jeremy Mark

The end result could very well be slower growth and fewer opportunities for Chinese and foreign businesses—and a bleaker outlook for continued improvement in the Chinese people’s standard of living.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Mar 29, 2023

Assistant Director Kitsch Liao and Nonresident Fellow Wen-Ti Sung quoted in the Washington Post on Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to the U.S.

On February 20, Nonresident Fellow Tuvia Gering was quoted in the South China Morning Post on Iranian President Raisi's visit to Beijing.

Politics & Diplomacy Taiwan


Mar 28, 2023

Fostering a Fourth Democratic Wave: A playbook for countering the authoritarian threat

By Hardy Merriman, Patrick Quirk, Ash Jain

This report seeks to catalyze support for nonviolent pro-democracy movements fighting against authoritarian rule by proposing new approaches and tools to support civil resistance movements, advancing a new international norm — the “Right to Assist” pro-democracy movements — and developing strategic and tactical options to constrain authoritarian regimes.

Americas Civil Society


Mar 27, 2023

The problem with India’s app bans

By Justin Sherman

The Indian government needs to build a comprehensive, transparent, and accountable means of addressing data privacy and security risks.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Mar 27, 2023

Are South Korea-Japan relations finally getting back on track?

By Thomas Cynkin

The more that Japan shows its relationship with Korea is a two-way street, the more sustainable it will be in the face of Korean public opinion.

Indo-Pacific Japan

Issue Brief

Mar 27, 2023

The future of women in India: Barriers, facilitators and opportunities

By Amita N. Vyas, Misha Iqbal, Capucine Querenet, Harris Samad, Irfan Nooruddin

This issue brief describes cross-cutting themes, a proposed theory of change, and recommendations that emerged from the Atlantic Council and US Department of State expert convening, “Future of Women and Work in South Asia” on how to foster cross-sectoral collaboration and catalyze knowledge sharing to support women’s economic empowerment in South Asia.

Education India

Inflection Points

Mar 25, 2023

‘When we are together, we drive these changes.’ What Xi and Putin’s deepening alliance means for the world order.

By Frederick Kempe

At the three-day meeting this week in Moscow, the Russian president’s desperation met the Chinese leader’s opportunism. The visit marks an inflection point for global order.

China Conflict

In the News

Mar 24, 2023

“US must counter trade inroads in Latin America” -nonresident fellow Leland Lazarus for the Miami Herald

On March 14, 2023, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Michael Schuman's article in The Atlantic explored what the Chinese-brokered Iran-Saudi Arabia deal means for China's evolving global diplomatic posture.

China Middle East


Mar 22, 2023

Experts react: Elections postponed in Pakistan’s Punjab province

By South Asia Center and other experts

On March 22, 2023, the Election Commission of Pakistan announced a decision to delay elections in Punjab, the country’s most populous province. We asked experts to react to this decision.

Elections Pakistan

Fast Thinking

Mar 22, 2023

What the Xi-Putin partnership means for the world

By Atlantic Council

Following Xi Jinping's three-day visit to Moscow, we reached out to our experts for a look beyond the talking points.

China Conflict