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The Long and Winding Road to the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics
There is a strong headwind against the Olympics in the lead-up to the opening ceremony, but the dissatisfaction among the Japanese public can change quickly, says Japan Program Director Kiyoteru Tsutsui.
New Tool for Addressing Asia's Diabetes Epidemic
Asia Health Policy Program Director Karen Eggleston and colleagues developed a validated model for predicting lifetime health outcomes of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in East Asian populations.
The Taiwan Temptation: Why Beijing Might Resort to Force
Xi may believe he can regain control of Taiwan without jeopardizing his Chinese dream, and it would be difficult for the United States to alter China’s calculus, writes Center Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro in Foreign Affairs magazine.
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