September 1, 2020 From New Perspectives on Asia The U.S. dollar’s status as an international reserve currency and safe haven asset means that global financial stability relies, in part, on countries’ access to dollars.
August 31, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog As biotechnologies rapidly proliferate, China is rushing to develop regulatory frameworks. To set parameters for the evolving sector, Chinese authorities have rolled out various initiatives. Yet Beijing’s flagrant violation of bioethics casts doubt on its sincerity.
August 28, 2020 From New Perspectives on Asia Given its pacifist constitution, Japan relies on economic policy tools to pursue its strategic goals, which have become more salient in light of U.S.-China competition.
Vaccine development is opening a new arena for competition amid the Covid-19 pandemic. And as with so much else, Southeast Asian states face pressure to choose between competing models. Navigating the trade-offs and potential risks is already proving difficult.
The Senkaku Islands are a group of disputed islets in the East China Sea administrated by Japan but claimed also by mainland China as the Diaoyu Islands and Taiwan as the Diaoyutai islands. The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative recently published a...
August 17, 2020 From New Perspectives on Asia With the coronavirus pandemic still raging and prospects for a comprehensive vaccine still far off, global leaders are urgently searching for ways to contain the virus—often seeking to emulate proven models of success.
August 17, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog This is a summary of a discussion betweenJames A. Lewis and Assistant Attorney General for National Security John C. Demers on the threat posed by Chinese espionage, and how the Department of Justice has been responding
August 6, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog The US government is cracking down on Chinese companies — including surveillance giant Hikvision — due to growing concerns about Chinese governmental interference. To appropriately evaluate the risks, the US must closely at the governance structures of these companies.
August 3, 2020 From Technology Policy Blog On July 23rd, the Technology Policy Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a virtual discussion on the Creating Helpful Incentives to Produce Semiconductors (CHIPS) for America Act, a bipartisan draft bill that aims to extend financial incentives...