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Analysis and Commentary

Elizabeth C. Economy’s The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping And The New Chinese State

by Elizabeth Economy, Michael R. Auslinvia The National Bureau Of Asian Research
Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Elizabeth Economy’s book The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State examines Xi Jinping’s top political, economic and foreign policy priorities and his reform efforts to date. Reviewers David Shambaugh, Liselotte Odgaard, Yongjin Zhang, and Michael Auslin discuss the themes of the book and whether a true revolution is taking place in Chinese politics, with a response from Elizabeth Economy.

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Revolution Ever After?

by Eric Edelman, Ray Takeyhvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

The Iranian revolution, now nearly forty years old, defied the West and the odds against its survival. How have the mullahs pulled it off?

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A Deal Worse

by Abbas Milanivia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

President Trump’s scrapping of the joint nuclear deal is a godsend to Iran’s beleaguered leaders. It will also breed more Russian and Chinese interference

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The Original “Great Game”

by Stephen Kotkinvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 29, 2018

Duels between hegemons are as old as history itself. The nations wrestling over the fate of the world in our own time: China and the United States.


Niall Ferguson: Highly Implausible That Merkel Stays In As Chancellor

interview with Niall Fergusonvia CNBC
Monday, October 29, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the US-China trade tension, German chancellor Angela Merkel, and free trade.

In the News

Koreas Continue Tension-Easing Talks As The North Criticizes US

quoting H. R. McMastervia VOA News
Friday, October 26, 2018

North and South Korea continued joint military talks Friday in the truce-village of Panmunjom. The talks took place as the Joint Security Area (JSA) began implementing new protocols designed to reduce tension, while North Korea continued criticizing the United States’ push for continued sanctions.

Analysis and Commentary

The Impatience Of China’s Xi Jinping, China

by Markos Kounalakisvia Miami Herald
Friday, October 26, 2018
China is a methodical nation that cautiously plays the long game. That’s the story China likes to tell about itself and the one it would like the world to believe. Unfortunately for China, that once-credible narrative is now a full-blown myth.

The Long Sino-American Trade War

by Michael Spencevia Project Syndicate
Thursday, October 25, 2018

If governments are going to engage in trade wars, they should have a clear and pragmatic vision of where they want to end up. 


Inaugural Williams-Griffis Fellow In Contemporary Asia At The Hoover Institution Michael Auslin Explains U.S.-North Korean Relations Since The North Korean Summit

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia Fox News Radio
Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses what the US has accomplished since the North Korean summit and President Trump's trade war with China. 


Michael Auslin On The John Batchelor Show

interview with Michael R. Auslinvia The John Batchelor Show
Monday, October 22, 2018
Hoover Institution fellow Michael Auslin discusses China's president Xi Jinping.