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

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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 Trump regime is to basically have China play by the rules, which they…

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Clinton adviser Laura Rosenberger comments to BBC on Asia policy [transcript]

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Laura Rosenberger, foreign policy adviser to Hillary Clinton, spoke with the BBC alongside the Democratic National Convention last week. Below is my transcription of her remarks, based on the video published here:

On TPP: “Well, Secretary Clinton’s been very clear. You know, she believes that trade agreements need to work for the American people. That means it needs to help create good American jobs, it needs to raise wages for American workers,…

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U.S.–China Week: Susan Rice meets Xi, Trump and GOP China rhetoric, RMB devaluation and WTO challenge, three visions of tech contest (2016.07.25)

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Welcome to issue 61 of U.S.–China Week. I open this week with a new big-think piece from one of the most experienced U.S. strategists on East Asia, Amb. J. Stapleton Roy. Out today from my home institution, the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School, is Roy’s working paper on the changing geopolitics of East Asia. The U.S. policy goal, Roy argues, must be “the encouragement of responsible behavior by a more…

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U.S.–China Week: UNCLOS tribunal roundup, U.S. and China on ‘market economy’ status, Trump adviser on pivot’s pitfalls (2016.07.18)

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Welcome to issue 60 of U.S.–China Week. The center of gravity of this edition has once more been shifted by the sheer mass of news on the South China Sea following the tribunal’s award almost a week ago. This provides a good chance to highlight, for-something-completely-different, another resource out there on U.S.–China relations. From the USC US-China Institute this week comes an edition of its Talking Points newsletter marking 45…

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U.S.–China Week: Tribunal countdown, THAAD deployment, Froman on new negative list (2016.07.11)

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Welcome to issue 59 of U.S.–China Week. The big story on the agenda is what will happen in 12 hours or so, when the tribunal convened under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) releases its award in the Philippine-Chinese arbitration case over South China Sea matters. Most of this issue is devoted to the best new materials I’ve found leading into that major event. Japan watchers meanwhile are just…

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