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Robert E. Hamilton, Anna Mikulska

Cooperation, Competition, and Compartmentalization: Russian-Turkish Relations and Their Implications for the West

April 8, 2021

  Executive Summary The relationship between the Russian Federation and Republic of Turkey is one of the most important bilateral ...

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Akram Umarov

How Rising Great Power Tensions Will Affect Central Asia

April 8, 2021

The recent escalation in diplomatic tensions between the U.S., EU, China, and Russia is an unwelcome development for Central Asia. With the recent complicated visit to Moscow by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and...

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Una Aleksandra Bērziņa-Čerenkova

“Go with the Devil You Don’t Know”? Latvians Still Believe in Economic Cooperation with China

April 7, 2021

While COVID-19 has disrupted China's image in some European countries, the novel coronavirus pandemic has not undermined the perception of China as an economic powerhouse in Latvia. In a Europe-wide study mapping national public opinion on China in the...

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Thomas J. Shattuck

Assessing the Patterns of PLA Air Incursions into Taiwan’s ADIZ

April 7, 2021

Global Taiwan Brief, vol. 6, issue 7 In recent months, Chinese government state media outlets have frequently issued warnings to ...

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Marvin C. Ott

Biden Takes on China

April 1, 2021

Future historians may well consider President Joseph Biden’s recent comments on China as a pivotal moment in the history of American foreign policy. It was not long ago—early in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary process—that Biden dismissed the idea...

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Evija Djatkovica

The Belarus Crisis through the Eyes of its Baltic and Nordic Neighbors

March 31, 2021

Thirty years ago, the collapse of the Soviet Union opened the door for three Baltic states to step on the pathway to independence, democracy and prosperity. But the door did not open by itself. Restoration of independence was achieved,...

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Gül Berna Özcan

Chinese Business in Central Asia: How Crony Capitalism is Eroding Justice

March 30, 2021

China’s economic influence in Central Asia has gained a new character after President Xi Jinping came to power. In almost all economic activities there is a growing Chinese presence, and these actors range from large multinational firms to small...

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Thomas J. Shattuck

Expanding the scope of the GCTF

March 28, 2021

Taipei Times Over the past year, Taiwan has received increased international attention due to its stellar response to the COVID-19 ...

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Margaret Seymour

Building Soft Power Back Better?

March 19, 2021

The Biden administration has multiple competing priorities: COVID-19 and its economic impacts, long-ignored racial fissures, and a growing tenuous relationship with truth, reality, and trust among the populace, just to name a few. President Joseph Biden also has the...

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Chris Miller, Jordan Schneider, Danny Crichton

Labs over Fabs: How the U.S. Should Invest in the Future of Semiconductors

March 15, 2021

  Executive Summary  The U.S. semiconductor industry faces an existential competitive threat. China’s efforts to catch up and eventually overtake ...

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