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Students in Guizhou, China. (Thomas Galvez/Flickr)

Outgoing New Zealand Prime Minister John Key on TPP

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key announced his resignation on Monday after eight years in office. (Rodrigo Buendia/AFP/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

John Key announced on Monday that he would step down as the country's leader in order to spend more time with his family.

Advice for President-Elect Trump From Around Asia

President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a stop in Cincinnati, Ohio on December 1, 2016. (Ty Wright/Getty)
Current AffairsPolicy

A new Asia Society briefing book offers perspectives for the incoming president from regional leaders across Asia who have experienced first-hand the challenges of managing the region's complex relationships.

How U.S.-China Relations Are a Cycle of 'Rapturous Enchantment' and Deep Disappointment

U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and Chinese President Xi Jinping arrive to a joint news conference in the Rose Garden at The White House on September 25, 2015 in Washington, D.C. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

Journalist John Pomfret discusses his new book on the U.S.-China relationship and why he remains optimistic about the countries' shared future.

Survey Shows Political and Religious Shifts Among Chinese Students in U.S.

A crowd gathers near Harvard University prior to a visit by former Chinese President Jiang Zemin. (John MotternAFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsEducation

Studying in America seems to be transforming Chinese students' political, religious, and social outlooks — but not in a uniform direction.

Asian American Voters Continued Their March Toward the Democratic Party in 2016

Election official Henry Tung displays a sheet of
Current Affairs

Various factors have contributed to the group's shift away from the Republicans in the last two decades.

How Asian Graduates and Executives Boost the U.S. Economy

Steve Bannon talks about immigration issues with a caller while hosting Brietbart News Daily on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Kirk Irwin/Getty)
Current Affairs

Remarks by Donald Trump’s new chief strategist Steve Bannon on foreign students and Asian CEOs get it backwards.

Three Challenges for U.S.-India Relations Under President Trump

Right-wing activists of India's Hindu Sena celebrate Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential elections in New Delhi on November 9, 2016. (Prakash Singh/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

Trump’s campaign statements and broader foreign policy vision offer a window into his approach on India, and what it could mean for the region.

Iran Deal 'Cannot Be Put on Autopilot'

An Iranian woman walks past a mural on the wall of the former U.S. embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 9, 2016. (Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)
Current AffairsPolicy

What is the fate of the nuclear deal under a Trump administration? Iran Analyst Ali Vaez weighs in.

George Takei Warns of Stereotyping, 'Hysteria,' and the Lessons of Japanese Internment

A vintage photograph is displayed at the Manzanar National Historic Site near Independence, California on December 9, 2015. Manzanar War Relocation Center was one of ten internment camps where Japanese American citizens and resident Japanese aliens were incarcerated from 1942 to 1945 during World War II. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Current Affairs

A prominent Donald Trump-backer has cited Japanese internment as a "precedent" for a proposed registry of immigrants from Muslim countries. 

Trump Advisor Advocates 'Bringing Change to China'

Michael Pillsbury speaks at Asia Society New York on April 7, 2015.
Current Affairs

Michael Pillsbury has suggested a "grand coalition" in the U.S. to democratize China and attain other American objectives.