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Skirting the Shores: China’s New High-Tech Research Ship Probes the Waters around Taiwan

In late 2023, an advanced Chinese research vessel known as the Zhu Hai Yun circumnavigated Taiwan in a rare move that appears intended to challenge Taiwan and probe the environment around the island. This Hidden Reach Snapshot reveals the vessel’s ties to China’s military.

Digital Report by Matthew P. Funaiole, Aidan Powers-Riggs, and Brian Hart — February 26, 2024

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CSIS Appoints KKR’s Henry McVey to Board of Trustees

The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) is pleased to announce that Henry McVey, CIO of KKR’s Balance Sheet and Head of Global Macro and Asset Allocation, has been appointed to the CSIS Board of Trustees.

Press Release — February 28, 2024

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2024 Global Forecast: A World Dividing

Amid great power competition and conflicts raging around the world, the 2024 Global Forecast—A World Dividing—offers insights from dozens of scholars on security, technology, geoeconomics, alliances, and the battle for influence in the Global South.

Digital Report — January 25, 2024

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2024 Global Forecast: The China Challenge

Digital Report by Victor Cha, Gregory C. Allen, Scott Kennedy, Seth G. Jones, Kari A. Bingen, and Heather Williams, Tom Karako, Bonny Lin, Jude Blanchette, Charles Edel, Christopher B. Johnstone, Nicholas Szechenyi, Lily McElwee, Daniel F. Runde, Craig Cohen, Alex Kisling — January 25, 2024

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2024 Global Forecast: Conflict Zones

Digital Report by Mark F. Cancian, Max Bergmann, and Maria Snegovaya, Romina Bandura, Kathleen McInnis, Elizabeth Hoffman, Eliot A. Cohen, Daniel Byman, Jon B. Alterman, Natasha Hall, Emily Harding, Craig Cohen, Alex Kisling — February 2, 2024

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