Social movements, political transitions, and international and intra-state conflicts will create security challenges in Asia for the foreseeable future. ASPI's work aims to generate ideas to address these challenges. To do this, we convene informal dialogues among regional actors that help create trust and mutual understanding, and we organize task forces to recommend solutions that are designed to bridge differences between competing interests and opposing viewpoints.
A former high-ranking North Korean official says Kim Jong Un has privately lobbed some strong insults at China's president.
Anubhav Gupta writes that Trump's regional strategy for Afghanistan needs to grapple with the reasons the U.S. has failed to change Pakistan's behavior in the past.
Lindsey Ford says that the United States' mixed messaging could undermine diplomatic efforts on North Korea.
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