The mass protests underway in Hong Kong are reminiscent of the 1989 protests in Tiananmen Square. Will Beijing brutally crack down on the students of Hong Kong? Political activists in Taiwan, Tibet, and Xinjiang are watching Beijing's reaction closely.
Xi Jinping shares with Putin an ambition to recoup lost prestige and its rightful territory, which is why Beijing cannot bring itself to criticize Moscow's actions in Ukraine, despite its longstanding admonitions about respecting state sovereignty.
Over the coming decades, some of the greatest challenges to the United States are likely to emanate from the Asia-Pacific region. If America is to meet these challenges comprehensively, strategists will have to learn more about Asia, and Asian scholars, policymakers, and analysts will need to better understand the enduring and timeless principles of strategy.
For a country long led by socialists steeped in crude antibusiness sentiment, Mr. Modi is a welcome improvement. But it may also be a good idea for prospective investors to press the prime minister and his team on how exactly they intend to achieve their goals.
Exporting Alaskan natural gas to Japan would strengthen a critical strategic relationship, freeing Japan from dependency upon potentially unstable or nondemocratic regimes.
Tune in for this Google Hangout discussion with three leading experts about the implications of the Obama-Modi summit. Tweet your questions and comments to @AEI with #ModiInUS.
Representatives of Latin America and the Caribbean have chosen Venezuela to represent them in the U.N. Security Council (UNSC). Latin America's nominee to debate matters of "peace and security" will be a country that is among the least peaceful and most insecure in the Americas.
The al Houthi siege on Sana'a on September 21 sets a dangerous precedent that could lead to the repartition of Yemen. The al Houthis, whether intentionally or not, have set Yemen on a path that puts the existence of an essential U.S. counterterrorism partner on the table.
We welcome you to join us as Brown shares her perspective on the role of the courts in seeking educational justice and advocating for continued reform.
AEI welcomes you to this Philanthropic Freedom Project event, in which Novogratz will describe her work investing in early-stage enterprises, what she has learned at the helm of Acumen, and the role entrepreneurship can play in the fight against global poverty.