As tensions continue to rise in the Indo-Pacific, the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, has turned his attention to realigning with the United States and allies. This shift in policy from aligning the Philippines with Beijing in 2016- to a complete pivot to Washington- has now opened up possible opportunities for the US and Read More…
East Asia Region
The Future of Indo-Pacific Cooperation: An Australian Perspective
A conversation with the High Commissioner of Australia to Canada, H.E. Natasha Smith.
Biden and the Comprehensive and Progressive Transpacific Partnership: Challenges for Re-entry
The greatest challenge for Biden in the Pacific may be proving that U.S participation in multilateral-free trade agreements is a necessity and not a luxury. Emilio Angeles writes.
Dragon Slayer: The Partial Foreign Policy of Erin O’Toole’s Conservative Party
Upon Erin O’Toole’s election to lead Canada’s Conservatives, Arjun Singh examines the party’s foreign policy platform.
Special Report: The Three Bangles of Indian Strategy
Anvesh Jain advances an original theory on India’s strategic future, examining a growing network of relationships in three key areas of focus across Asia and the Indian Ocean Region.
NAOC Senior Research Fellow James Poborsa Published in a Leading Publication
Our Senior Research Fellow James Poborsa recently published “From the Illusory to the Political: The Photographic Experiments of Mo Yi,” in Life and Dreams: Contemporary Chinese Photography and Media Art (2018), which explores the widespread adoption of photography, video, and digital imaging by successive generations of Chinese artists, as seen in a range of visually Read More…
The Belt and Road Initiative: What does it mean for NATO?
Simran Sawhney writes on China’s lucrative Belt and Road Initiative and its appeal to NATO’s Eastern European allies.
The Korean Pandora’s Box: A Whitewashed Summit
In diplomacy, success in promoting any given policy is never assured, especially when dealing with belligerent nations like North Korea. Yet, Research Analyst Yun Sik James Hwang explores how the recent Singapore summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un is considered a major victory for Pyongyang.
The Asian Web: A New Perspective with Ali Ehsassi, Member of Parliament
In this final installment of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews MP Ali Ehsassi about his personal experience as a MP, Canada-South Korea relations, and Canada’s approach to advancing human rights.
The Asian Web: A New Perspective with the Consul General of Germany in Toronto
In this series of podcast interviews, Yun Sik (James) Hwang interviews Consul General Peter Fahrenholtz of the Federal Republic of Germany in Toronto about his personal experience as a diplomat, Canada-Germany relations, and the experience of German re-unification.