China as Mediator in US-North Korea Relations: Friend or Foe?

Megan HendersonAsia, Diplomacy, Strategic Influence

China as Mediator in US-North Korea Relations: Friend or Foe?March 15, 2022 | | Asia | Written by Megan Henderson The North Korean threat against the United States has persisted and intensified over the last 50 years as the DPRK has advanced and weaponized its nuclear capabilities. Despite the efforts of several administrations, the United States has been unsuccessful in …

Fear and Insecurity: Addressing North Korean Threat Perceptions

StatecraftAsia, Podcast

Fear and Insecurity: Addressing North Korean Threat PerceptionsApril 23, 2021 | | Asia | The Institute of World Politics · Fear and Insecurity: Addressing North Korean Threat PerceptionsAbout the lecture: This event is sponsored by the Asia Initiative Lecture Series at The Institute of World Politics. About the lecture: Diplomacy with North Korea must factor in an understanding of the …

How to Best Leverage U.S. Alliances and Partnerships against the PRC

Asia, Podcast

How to Best Leverage U.S. Alliances and Partnerships against the PRCApril 21, 2021 | | Asia | The Institute of World Politics · How to Best Leverage U.S. Alliances and Partnerships against the PRCThis event is part of the China Series sponsored by The Institute of World Politics. About the lecture: The United States is party to several security alliances …

China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Relations: Evaluating Taiwan’s Response to China’s Reunification Quest

David SchneiderAsia

China-Taiwan Cross-Strait Relations: Evaluating Taiwan’s Response to China’s Reunification QuestApril 16, 2021 | | Asia | Written by David Schneider This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 edition of IWP’s student journal, Active Measures.  Reunification with Taiwan has been a top priority for Beijing since the founding of the People’s Republic of China (PRC). Recently, President Xi Jinping declared that China …

An Evaluation of the Economic Espionage Act 18 U.S. Code § 1831

Asia, Strategic Influence

An Evaluation of the Economic Espionage Act 18 U.S. Code § 1831March 24, 2021 | | Asia | This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 edition of IWP’s student journal, Active Measures.  This paper seeks to examine the technicalities that limit the Economic Espionage Act (EEA) and offer policy recommendations for enhancing its practicality and bolstering its usefulness as a tool to …

Beijing’s Hegemonic Inhibition: Asia’s Foreboding Geopolitics and China’s Grand Strategy

David StoffeyAsia, Blog

Beijing’s Hegemonic Inhibition: Asia’s Foreboding Geopolitics and China’s Grand StrategyMay 1, 2018 | | Asia | Written by David Stoffey The article below was published in the Spring 2018 edition of Active Measures, IWP’s student journal.  Contemporary scholarship of international relations commonly promotes the idea of Chinese power ascendancy and the subsequent erosion of U.S. primacy. These analyses regularly ignore geography …