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Comparative Connections Podcast Season 1, Episode 2: Abe Shinzo’s Indo-Pacific Legacy
Season 1, Episode 2 of the Comparative Connections podcast, featuring Rob York and Brad Glosserman. Transcript: York: Aloha, I’m Rob York, Director for Regional Affairs at Pacific Forum and editor of Comparative Connections: A Triannual Journal of Bilateral Relations in the Indo-Pacific. Welcome to the Comparative Connections Podcast, brought to you thanks to our friends at Conversation Six. The…
Featuring Rob York and Brad Glosserman
Comparative Connections Podcast Season 1, Episode 1: What’s New at Comparative Connections
Season 1, Episode 1 of the Comparative Connections podcast, featuring Rob York and Carol Li. Transcript: York: Aloha. I’m Rob York Director for Regional Affairs at Pacific Forum and Editor of Comparative Connections A Tri Annual Journal of Bilateral Relation in the Indo-Pacific. Welcome to the first ever Comparative Connections Podcast, brought to you thanks to our friends at Conversation…
Featuring Rob York and Carol Li

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Nikkei Asia – Kishida Kicks Off ‘Funeral Diplomacy’ With Call for Stable Indo-Pacific

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has kicked off three days of meetings with nearly 40 global leaders in Tokyo to attend Tuesday’s state funeral for Shinzo Abe, using the opportunity to renew the ex-leader’s push for a “free and open Indo-Pacific.”

Reuters – Swathes of Land Swamped in Philippines After Typhoon

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr conducted an aerial survey of damage on Monday brought by typhoon Noru, which left heavy flooding across several northern provinces as authorities rushed to get aid to thousands of evacuees.

The Diplomat – The End of Senior Politics in China

Xi Jinping is the first leader since 1978 not to be constrained by powerful elders in the CCP.

Reuters – Home to 28,000 U.S. Troops, South Korea Unlikely to Avoid a Taiwan Conflict

Tensions over Taiwan have raised the thorny issue of whether U.S. troops based in South Korea would be involved in any conflict, with American and South Korean officials acknowledging that the peninsula could easily be dragged into a crisis.

Nikkei Asia – Solomons ‘Unfairly Targeted’ Since Recognizing China: Prime Minister

The prime minister of the Solomon Islands complained on Friday that his country had been subjected to “a barrage of unwarranted and misplaced criticisms, misinformation and intimidation” since formalizing diplomatic relations with China in 2019.

The Straits Times – Antony Blinken and Wang Yi Meet to Contain High Tensions On Taiwan

Senior diplomats from the United States and China met on Friday with tensions high after an explicit pledge by US President Joe Biden to defend Taiwan.