8 GOP Asia advisers release open letter opposing Trump, say will vote for Clinton

This open letter regarding Donald Trump and U.S. policy toward Asia appeared at Foreign Policy and is reproduced here for reference.

Preserving U.S. Credibility in Asia: An Open Letter

As foreign and security policy appointees in previous Republican administrations, we will reluctantly (for some) but unavoidably be voting for the Democratic party’s presidential candidate this…

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U.S.–China Week: Diplomacy and deployments at sea; Trump and Clinton’s shared economic tune on China; China’s quantum satellite (2016.08.15)

Welcome to issue 64 of U.S.–China Week. A bit of personal trivia… This coming week marks 10 years since I launched the blog that soon became Transpacifica, U.S.–China Week’s home. This week therefore also marks a full decade of my efforts to understand and foster discussion on U.S.–East Asian relations. Since then we’ve seen a lot of history and more than 600…

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U.S.–China Week: Japan protests Chinese ships; What Uber did right; Chinese money in U.S. politics; Questioning U.S. alliances (2016.08.08)

Welcome to issue 63 of U.S.–China Week. As always: Please encourage friends and colleagues to subscribe to U.S.–China Week. Here is the web version of this issue, ideal for sharing on social media. You can also find U.S.–China Week on Mediumand on Facebook, and you can follow me on Twitter at…

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U.S.–China Week: Clinton on China at DNC, Uber’s China exit, U.S. supporting SCS talks, Susan Rice trip (2016.08.01)

Welcome to issue 62 of U.S.–China Week. Continuing my occasional series on other useful resources for those interested in U.S.–China relations, this week I would like to congratulate China Politics Weekly by Trey McArver for reaching its 100th issue last month. Trey consistently provides a useful summary of the activities of top Chinese officials and often adds sharp analysis of likely policy trajectories.…

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Trump adviser Peter Navarro’s Asia policy comments to BBC [transcript]

BBC spoke with Peter Navarro, whom they identify as a policy adviser to Donald Trump, about Asia policy.

The video, published July 24, and my transcription are below.

“If China continues to cheat in the trading arena, we have no other choice but to defend the American people from Chinese cheating. The purpose of a…

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