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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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Yonhap – Yoon to visit Czech Republic in September to discuss nuclear power project

President Yoon Suk Yeol spoke by phone with Czech Prime Minister Petr Fiala on Tuesday to discuss bilateral cooperation in nuclear energy and other areas, his office said.

Associated Press – Heading to Asia, Blinken aims to shore up Indo-Pacific ties and stress US commitment to the region

Ignoring the political chaos surrounding President Joe Biden’s decision to end his reelection campaign, Secretary of State Antony Blinken will head to Asia this week on a long-planned eight-day trip aimed at shoring up ties with Indo-Pacific allies and partners but with the priority of assuring them that the United States remains committed to the region.

Yonhap – S. Korea discussed as potential Quad working group partner: U.S. official

South Korea has been discussed as a potential future partner for cooperation with issue-specific working groups of the Quad forum, a U.S. official said Tuesday, noting such discussions still “continue” within the group that consists of the United States, Australia, Japan and India.

Associated Press – Taiwan’s air force cancels drills as typhoon approaches. Naval and land exercises to continue

An approaching typhoon prompted the cancellation of air force drills off Taiwan’s east coast on Tuesday, although naval and land exercises were set to continue in other parts of the self-governing island democracy that China threatens to invade.

Reuters – Belarusian foreign minister arrives in North Korea, KCNA says

Belarusian Foreign Minister Maxim Vladimirovich Ruzenkov arrived in Pyongyang on Tuesday at the invitation of North Korea’s foreign ministry, North Korean state media KCNA said on Wednesday.

Reuters – Bangladesh accepts court ruling to cut state job quotas after unrest, eases curfew

The Bangladesh government said on Tuesday it would heed a Supreme Court ruling that 93% of state jobs be open to competition, meeting a key demand of students after a week of some of the country’s deadliest protests in years.