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Nominations Open for the 2021 Shorenstein Journalism Award
The award recognizes outstanding journalists and journalism organizations for excellence in coverage of the Asia-Pacific region. Submissions are due by February 15.
The PLA's Role in China's South China Sea Strategy
In the South China Sea, the PLA is more active, focused on signaling to bolster deterrence against the US, but is not necessarily more aggressive, argues Oriana Mastro.
New Fellowship Seeks to Strengthen U.S.-China Relations
Applications now open for the China Policy Fellowship, which will advance empirically-driven research on challenges central to the U.S. China policy agenda.
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The Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center (APARC) is dedicated to the study of critical issues affecting the countries of Asia and their regional and global relations. Our scholar community is comprised of distinguished academics and practitioners in government, business, and civil society. Through policy-relevant research, publications, education, public programs, and international collaborations, we address pressing challenges in a world in which Asia plays an increasingly central role.
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Domestic or International? The Belt and Road Initiative Is More Internally Focused Than We Think, Says Expert Min Ye
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