Implications of Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill

On November 5, 2019, Posted by , In Asia, By ,,,, , With No Comments

By Meghan Bedell Photo: Pixabay Western media has seen steady reports originating from Hong Kong in the last few months detailing the rising tension over the mainland-Chinese sponsored extradition bill, in which perpetrators of certain crimes can potentially be extradited to the mainland for prosecution. Hong Kong and China’s stark…

North Korea and Russian Relations

On September 23, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Taylor Hill,Uncategorized, By ,,,, , With Comments Off on North Korea and Russian Relations

By Taylor Hill As a founding member of the United Nations and member of the UN security council, the USSR was expected to abide by UN resolutions in order to further the common interest. However, during the 1950 Soviet boycott of the UN (initiated to protest the exclusion of the…

The Six-Party Talks in Context

On September 19, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports,Uncategorized, By ,,, , With Comments Off on The Six-Party Talks in Context

By Hunter Huillet Denuclearization talks have come to the forefront of the Trump administration’s foreign policy concerns and now even tops the list of international issues. Negotiations with North Korea have been pursued for many years and over numerous administrations with varying success. Some of the most in-depth and involved…

Mongolia and North Korea

On August 17, 2019, Posted by , In Asia,Information Reports,Uncategorized, By ,, , With Comments Off on Mongolia and North Korea

By Taylor Hill Mongolia, once the center of the largest contiguous land empire of all time, is now seldom seriously considered in terms of current global politics. In fact, when U.S. National Security advisor John Bolton was assigned to visit Mongolia during President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, it…

People to Watch: Standing Premier of the People’s Republic of China – Li Keqiang

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As the US continues its pivot toward Asia, it must work with and alongside China. Given the information we know about Li Keqiang, we can infer party decisions for programs and departments that are within his sphere of influence. Li Keqiang holds powerful positions in both the state and party bodies allowing his disposition to help shape the future of China.