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The Future of the Indo-Pacific: Views from the Senate

With President Trump preparing for his second summit with Kim Jong Un and tensions between China and the United States continuing to intensify, the Indo-Pacific is again at the forefront of American foreign policy debates. The Wilson Center hosted a discussion with Senators Cory Gardner (R-CO) and Edward J. Markey (D-MA), the Chair and Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on East Asia, the Pacific, and International Cybersecurity Policy.


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Wilson Center Experts React to President Trump's State of the Union Address

On Afghanistan

Michael Kugelman, Deputy Director and Senior Associate for South Asia, Asia Program:

Jane Harman on Searching for Common Ground in the State of the Union

Wilson Center President Jane Harman and Sen. Angus King (I-ME) discuss the president's State of the Union speech and where Trump may find common ground on MSNBC's Morning Joe.


Unpacking the Belt and Road Initiative: What Is It and Where Is It Going?

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s mammoth and globe-girdling infrastructure and trade corridor project, represents one of those rare watershed developments for international affairs—something so big and consequential that it is impossible to ignore, no matter where in the world one might be sitting.

Dispatches: February 2019

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The Month in U.S. - China Relations (January 2019) 中美关系月报

China and the United States are entering the Year of the Pig with tensions left on the table from 2018 and greater challenges emerging in the New Year. In Vancouver, Meng Wanzhou is awaiting her next hearing in the case brought against telecoms giant Huawei by the U.S. Department of Justice. In Washington, former U.S.

Escalating Tensions in Venezuela

Benjamin Gedan discusses the latest news in U.S. relations with Venezuela with Ali Velshi on MSNBC.