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The New U.S.-ROK 123 Agreement

By Victor Cha The new U.S.-ROK 123 agreement, announced on April 22, is a unique and mutually beneficial deal that speaks to the decades-long civil nuclear relationship between the two allies and it will allow ongoing positive cooperation in nuclear…

Federated Defense in Asia

By Kathleen Hicks & Michael J. Green The following post draws on the work of the CSIS Federated Defense in Asia project, which released its findings in December 2014. As regional security challenges grow in Asia, it is increasingly important…

The Leaderboard: Wang Qishan

Who is he? Wang Qishan is head of the Central Commission for Discipline and Inspection (CCDI), the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) anti-corruption watchdog agency. Born in Qingdao in 1948, he was sent to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. There…