With limited policy options available on the Korean Peninsula, Bruce Jones and Jonathan Pollack commend President Trump for showing a keen awareness of the challenge and the need to approach North Korea with deliberation and resolve.
Brookings experts weigh in on China’s “two sessions,” the 5th Sessions of the 12th National People’s Congress (NPC) and the 12th National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC).
Jonathan Stromseth has been named Lee Kuan Yew Chair in Southeast Asia Studies in the Foreign Policy program at Brookings. Stromseth will be a full-time senior fellow in the Center for East Asia Policy Studies, and will hold a joint appointment with the John L. Thornton China Center.
At Brookings, Stromseth’s research will focus on how Southeast Asia is responding to the rise of China and the policy implications of this dynamic for the United States. He will also examine democratic consolidation in Myanmar and economic and governance reform in Vietnam.
An economist on China. China Daily profiles David Dollar, who has spent a lifetime studying China, including nearly a decade living and working in China as a professor, World Bank official, and U.S. Treasury emissary.
On March 21, the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings hosted an event featuring the launch of “The New Solar System,” a new study that sheds light on the changes that are remaking solar enterprise in China.
With the Trump administration’s Asia strategy in flux, Brookings hosted leading experts from Southeast Asia, India, Japan, and Korea, to discuss the future contours of geopolitics and economic connectivity in the Indo-Asia-Pacific.