The Commerce Department’s reports on the impact of steel and aluminum imports on national security embrace an expansive definition of “national security,” setting the stage for other countries—especially China—to pursue similarly expansive definitions.
Announcing the latest essay in the Aegis Paper Series: Robert Williams’s “The ‘China, Inc.+’ Challenge to Cyberspace Norms.”
An unsealed indictment of three Chinese nationals charged with hacking the systems of U.S. companies for economic advantage calls into question the robustness of commercial espionage norms.
A summary and analysis of the Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act (FIRRMA), Congress’ proposal to reform the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS), an interagency group responsible for reviewing foreign investment for potential national security risks.
U.S. officials could “accept” China’s "freeze-for-freeze" proposal—for a suspension of North Korea's nuclear and missile testing in return for a suspension of U.S.-South Korean joint military exercises—on the condition that China itself bring something to the table.
To understand the implications of the recent U.S. FONOP near the Paracel Islands, it is worth stepping back to consider the diplomatic and legal context.
A summary of the key claims and holdings in the Philippines v. China South China Sea arbitration and a few initial takeaways on the nearly across-the-board win for the Philippines.