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"Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific" by Robert D. Kaplan (Random House, 2014). (Author photo: Maryna Marston)

Book Excerpt: 'Asia's Cauldron: The South China Sea and the End of a Stable Pacific' by Robert D. Kaplan

In Beijing, U.S. foreign policy expert Robert D. Kaplan finds himself repeatedly returning to the idea of containment, "the wrong word that unfortunately harbors a great truth." more
Construction workers specializing in pipe-laying work on a section of pipeline on July 25, 2013 outside Watford City, North Dakota. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why the U.S. Should End Its 40-Year Ban on Exporting Crude Oil

Jeffrey Kupfer, Bernard Schwartz Fellow with the Asia Society Policy Institute, argues that the U.S. can help its allies in Asia and benefit its economy by ending its longstanding ban on exporting U.S. crude oil. more

China's Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications (Washington)

At the DC launch of ASPI's report on China's economic reform program, report author Daniel H. Rosen is joined by Christopher Padilla of the IBM Corporation and Kenneth G. Lieberthal of the Brookings Institution. more

'There Is Something Shifting Under Our Feet'

Orville H. Schell, and John S. (Jack) Wadsworth, Jr., and Daniel H. Rosen outline likely outcomes of China's economic reforms for American policy and business. more

Daniel H. Rosen: 'Avoiding the Blind Alley'

Daniel H. Rosen presents findings of his ASPI report "Avoiding the Blind Alley: China's Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications." more

Kevin Rudd: China's Internal Debate on Reforms

Incoming ASPI President Kevin Rudd assesses some of the strengths and weaknesses of China's economic reforms as they have so far been visible to outside observers. more

China's Economic Overhaul and Its Global Implications (Complete)

Xiaobo Lü, Daniel H. Rosen, Orville H. Schell, and John S. (Jack) Wadsworth, Jr. discuss a new ASPI report's findings and potential consequences of China's economic reforms. more

Kevin Rudd: The Role of an Asia Society Policy Institute

Incoming President of the Asia Society Policy Institute Kevin Rudd outlines broad policy and strategic issues relating to Asia in the 21st century and how ASPI is positioned to bring fresh perspectives to those challenges. more
ZhongXiang Zhang: Environmental Policy Reform
“I am cautiously optimistic that China will be able to accomplish a great deal on the environmental front.” more
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South China Sea: Pathways to Peace

Asia Society welcomes Robert D. Kaplan and other experts to discuss proactive solutions to the South China Sea controversy. more