Feb 21, 2024

Escalating Middle East conflict means North America must bolster global energy security

By Julia Nesheiwat

The Houthi attacks on ships in the Red Sea have raised shipping costs and caused delays for certain traded goods. While global energy supply has remained uninterrupted, the threat of a broader conflict in the region raises the chances that there will be disruptive attacks on energy and transport infrastructure, putting energy security at risk.

China Energy & Environment

In the News

Feb 5, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi quoted in the Japan Times on Japan’s defense upgrades

On February 2, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in an article by the Japan Times, discussing Japan’s efforts to build up its defense and deterrence against simultaneous threats from China, North Korea, and Russia. 

China Defense Policy

Issue Brief

Jan 31, 2024

A US-South Korea alliance strategic memo on countering Beijing’s economic coercion

By Kyoko Imai, Markus Garlauskas

Economic interdependence of South Korea, United States, and other Indo-Pacific countries with China is enabling Beijing to pose threats to national security through economic coercion. To reduce these risks, Seoul and Washington should align strategies in advanced technologies, secure supply chains through trilateral cooperation with Japan, and reinforce the rules-based system in the Indo-Pacific.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 29, 2024

Bauerle Danzman cited in Forbes on Nippon Steel-US Steel deal and CFIUS review

Read the full article here.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Jan 9, 2024

Hinata-Yamaguchi quoted in South China Morning Post on Japanese defense exports

On January 8, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in a South China Morning Post article on Japan’s export of Patriot missiles to the United States, suggesting that these exports are “vital in boosting Japan’s defence industry and the Japan-US defence equipment supply chain.”

Defense Industry Defense Policy

New Atlanticist

Jan 8, 2024

The US Steel deal is a test of friendshoring—and the US is failing

By Sarah Bauerle Danzman

If Washington won’t allow this transaction—involving a buyer from a G7 country—then what foreign buyer would it see as a permissible owner?

Economy & Business Japan

In the News

Dec 21, 2023

Bauerle Danzman quoted in Reuters on the likelihood of Nippon Steel/US Steel CFIUS review

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Financial Regulation International Markets

In the News

Dec 20, 2023

Hinata-Yamaguchi quoted in NK News on trilateral information sharing

On December 19, IPSI nonresident senior fellow Ryo Hinata-Yamaguchi was quoted in NK News on US-Japan-ROK trilateral sharing of information on North Korean missile launches. 

Indo-Pacific Intelligence

New Atlanticist

Dec 18, 2023

Can AI be creative? Global copyright laws need an answer.

By Trisha Ray

Advances in generative artificial intelligence have revealed serious shortcomings in global copyright laws.

Artificial Intelligence China

In the News

Dec 5, 2023

New article by Garlauskas and Yu featured in global media

On November 29, a recent New Atlanticist piece on PRC acoustic aggression by IPSI’s Markus Garlauskas and nonresident senior fellow Philip Yu was re-published in RealClear Defense. The piece was also quoted in an article on Australian news platform about potential China-Australia escalation, as well as in an article published in the Lowy Institute’s […]

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