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The Leaderboard: Wang Yi

Who is he? Wang Yi has served as the Director of the State Council Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) since 2008. Prior to his stint at the TAO, Wang spent most of his diplomatic career managing China’s relationships with its Asian…

The Leaderboard: Cui Tiankai

Who is he? Cui Tiankai is the outgoing Vice Minister of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA). Cui’s diplomatic career spans more than two decades and he recently has held responsibility for overseeing a range of issues related to Asian…

Friday Five: March 15, 2013

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe formally announced that Japan plans to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations, after months of debate in Japan and diplomatic consultations with existing TPP partners. CSIS scholars Mike Green and Matt Goodman were on the case…

Shinzo Abe and Delhi-Tokyo Ties

By Harsh V. Pant With the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) winning a landslide in Japanese parliamentary elections and Shinzo Abe assuming the office of prime minister in Japan, India-Japan relations have entered a new phase. For Japan, embroiled in its…