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FPRI Booktalk: After Engagement

U.S. policy toward China is at an inflection point. How will the two countries tackle issues affecting their relationship, and how will this relationship shape overall international relations for years to come? Join FPRI’s Jacques deLisle, and his co-author...

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The Importance of Geoeconomics

Taiwan in the Era of Tsai Ing-wen: Changes and Challenges

The Democratic Progressive Party’s victory in Taiwan’s 2016 presidential and legislative elections marked the third peaceful transition of power between political parties during Taiwan’s democratic era.  Tsai Ing-wen’s election also gave Taiwan its first female president.  She has faced...

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Exploring Violent Extremism in Africa

With news of another terrorist attack in Mozambique, continued kidnappings in Nigeria, and new terrorism designations by the U.S. throughout the continent, concern over the rise of violent extremism in Africa is growing. The effects of this extremism are...

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Democracy and Transatlantic Values in an Age of Great Power Competition

We are entering into an age of renewed great power competition between powers with differing ideologies. Due to the economic rise of Russia and China in the last decade, domestic challenges in the United States, and economic and political...

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After Alaska: Reassessing U.S.-China Security Policy

In the wake of the Biden administration’s first official meeting with China on March 18, how will U.S. Security policies both toward China and the region as a whole evolve? Will the contentious opening remarks in Anchorage sour the...

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Labs over Fabs: How the US Should Invest in the Future of Semiconductors

The U.S. semiconductor industry faces an existential competitive threat. China’s efforts to catch up and eventually overtake the U.S. in semiconductor technology is not only an economic challenge—it is also a national security threat. On February 24, 2021, President Biden ordered a...

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FPRI Special Briefing: U.S. Sanctions Against Russia

On March 2, the Biden administration announced sanctions against Russia in response to the poisoning of Alexey Navalny. Although the sanctions are not against any top Russian officials, the Russian government is likely to retaliate. How has the opposition...

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FRPI Special Event: An Update on the Ethiopia-Tigray Crisis

Braving the Cold: Climate, Competition, and Collaboration in the Arctic Sea Lanes

With sea lanes opening in the Arctic, a new race for resources has created opportunities for both cooperation and competition among Arctic nations and great powers alike. With Russia assuming the rotating chair of the Arctic Council this year,...

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