Michael Kugelman provides insight into the Taliban’s takeover of the city of Kunduz.
While many cheered the announcement of China’s “cap and trade” program, there is some concern over whether or not it can work. Ruth Greenspan Bell comments.
China Environment Forum Director, Jennifer Turner, comments on China’s “cap and trade program” announcement.
Kissinger Institute Director Robert Daly discusses Malaysian views of Sino-U.S. cooperation and competition in the Asia Pacific with Dr. Pek Koon Heng.
Later this month China’s President Xi Jinping will visit the United States. From economics to climate change and cybersecurity, there will be no shortage of issues for discussion between him and his counterpart President Obama. For more on what to expect, we spoke with Kissinger Institute Director, Robert Daly.
Wilson Center Public Policy Fellow Kent Hughes comments on the potential for panic in reaction to China’s “Black Monday” stock market woes.
Robert Daly previewed the upcoming visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping in September, and U.S.-Chinese relations. Topics included President Xi’s agenda as the leader of China, U.S. debt to China, and territorial disputes over the South China Sea area.
As we observe the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Shihoko Goto describes the end of war from Japan's perspective. “Japan can be a stronger regional leader by articulating its history as a whole, both as a victim and as an aggressor,” Goto says.
Asia Program Senior Associate, Michael Kugelman speaks about the significance of the confirmed death of Taliban Supreme Leader Mullah Omar.
In December of 1950, the crew of the SS Meredith Victory performed what the Guinness Book of World Records refers to as “the greatest rescue operation ever by a single ship.” One of the last surviving members of the crew, Admiral J. Robert Lunney, recounts the unlikely and amazing journey that ended when 14,000 refugees, and 5 babies born during the voyage, safely arrived on the island of Koje Do.