Global value chains (GVCs) have transformed the nature of international trade, with clear winners and losers. A new report provides valuable data on the GVC phenomenon and the trade impacts on both wealthy and poor countries.
After North Korea’s successful missile test earlier this month, Jonathan Pollack says the only viable path forward is for the U.S. to acknowledge the reality of the regime’s nuclear weapons and to minimize the risk of aggression by raising costs on Pyongyang.
Ryan Hass has been named the David M. Rubenstein Fellow in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings, where he holds a joint appointment with the John L. Thornton China Center and the Center for East Asia Policy Studies.
Prior to Brookings, Hass served as the director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia with the National Security Council (NSC) staff in the White House.
Hass's research and analysis focuses on enhancing policy development on the pressing political, economic, and security challenges facing the United States in East Asia.
Women still shut out of top leadership positions in China. In an interview with The New York Times, Cheng Li says that if the Chinese Communist Party wants to survive, it must become more inclusive and appoint women to top leadership roles.
Economic policy boosts long-term stability. David Dollar believes solid growth in the Chinese economy has allowed authorities to turn their attention to reining in financial risks.
Sun Zhengcai ousted as Xi Jinping wields iron discipline.Speaking on Sun Zhengcai's ouster, Cheng Li notes that it was unclear if he was facing accusations of corruption or political offences such as conspiring against Xi, or both.
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