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Podcast Season 1


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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The Diplomat – Which Asian Countries Support China in the Taiwan Strait Crisis – and Which Don’t?

An analysis of foreign ministry statements from across the Asia-Pacific region reveals which countries are hewing close to China’s line, which lean toward the U.S., and which are staying neutral.

The Straits Times – People of Myanmar Have Right to Democracy: UN Special Envoy

The people of Myanmar have the right to democracy and self-determination free from fear, said United Nations (UN) special envoy Noeleen Heyzer during a visit to Myanmar on Wednesday (Aug 17) as armed conflict sparked by last year’s military coup continued raging without a clear end.

The Japan Times – What Southeast Asian Nations Want from Washington 

The U.S. should remain deeply engaged in regional affairs but not exacerbate tensions.

Reuters – South Korea Calls for Talks as North Test Fires Missiles

Talks with North Korea should not be for political show but contribute to establishing peace, South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol said on Wednesday, just hours after the North test fired two cruise missiles into the sea.

Reuters – Sri Lanka will not extend emergency as protests tail off

Sri Lanka’s state of emergency imposed in the middle of last month will not be extended beyond this week, President Ranil Wickremesinghe’s media office said on Tuesday, as protests against the country’s economic devastation petered out.

Nikkei Asia – Yoon vows to solve wartime labor issue without annoying Japan

South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol on Wednesday reiterated that he is trying to improve ties with Japan, saying he would settle issues surrounding the historical legacy of Tokyo’s 35-year occupation of its neighbor.

In a news conference to mark his first 100 days in office, Yoon said Seoul was seeking to resolve the wartime labor issue that has long dogged ties between the two U.S. allies in a way that would not antagonize Tokyo.