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Fri, May 28, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford explore a Western response to Belarus’s act of air piracy

On May 28, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discussed how the West should respond to Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko’s arrest of dissident journalist Roman Protasevich, the U.S. role in the […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Belarus China

Wed, May 19, 2021

Kirchberger quoted in Financial Times: European show of support for US in Indopacific will remain limited

Sarah Kirchberger was quoted in the Financial Times on how the increased European naval presence in the Indo-Pacific reflects growing concerns over Chinese military activities in the region.

In the News by Sarah Kirchberger

China European Union

Mon, May 3, 2021

Crouch in Defense News on Taiwan

On May 3, Forward Defense Senior Military Fellow Lt Col Matthew Crouch wrote an op-ed for Defense News on ambiguity surrounding the US commitment to Taiwan. Crouch argued that China is testing boundaries with President Biden, aiming to see the extent to which he would defend Taiwan; this will necessitate a firm stance on the part of the new administration.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Defense Policy

Thu, Apr 22, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing March 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

China Coronavirus

Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Mark in Foreign Policy on Taiwan and China’s codependent economic relationship

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In the News by Jeremy Mark

China East Asia

Fri, Apr 16, 2021

FAST THINKING: Mr. Suga comes to Washington

President Xi, are you watching? US President Joe Biden welcomed Japanese Prime Minister Suga Yoshihide to the White House on Friday. And his first in-person meeting with a foreign leader was designed to send a clear signal to China.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

East Asia Japan

Tue, Apr 6, 2021

Manning quoted in Newsweek: China’s bet US is bluffing on Taiwan war risks dangerous miscalculation

On April 6, Robert Manning was quoted in an article in Newsweek entitled, “China’s Bet U.S. Is Bluffing on Taiwan War Risks Dangerous Miscalculation.” Manning argued that the least likely scenario is an invasion of Taiwan and urged policymakers to consider China’s interests and perceptions about US decline. “It seems all that now stands between […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Politics & Diplomacy Taiwan

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Supply chains and semiconductors: The need for US diplomacy

Any effort to revitalize the US’s to domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity would be incomplete without diplomacy. US allies such as Taiwan and South Korea remain global leaders in semiconductor manufacturing. If the U.S. wants to rejoin them, the Biden administration should deepen investment ties with Taiwan and South Korea and find ways to bring them closer to the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue.

Blog Post by Jeremy Mark

China Defense Technologies

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Why Europe’s future is on the line in the Taiwan Strait

Policymakers in Brussels should recognize that the EU has significant security interests in the Taiwan Strait, push for dialogue over the issues at stake there, and—if this fails—work with the United States to deter Chinese aggression against Taiwan.

New Atlanticist by Philip Anstrén

China Crisis Management

Tue, Mar 16, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing February 2021

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Blog Post

China Coronavirus