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January 12, 2021
TAG Chairman & CEO Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Dr. Rush Doshi on How America Can Shore Up Asian Order

Foreign Affairs

TAG Chairman & CEO Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Dr. Rush Doshi outline how America can shore up Asian order and a strategy for restoring balance and legitimacy.

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January 7, 2021
TAG Partner Amb. Kurt Tong Comments on Recent Arrests in Hong Kong

Associated Press

TAG Partner Amb. Kurt Tong comments on the recent arrests related to Hong Kong’s national security law.

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December 18, 2020
Tea Leaves Podcast: Vasuki Shastry

For all the promise and potential that Asia has to offer for the world, what challenges does the region face? In this latest Tea Leaves discussion, Kurt and Rich sit down with Vasuki Shastry to take a more counterintuitive approach to Asia’s future and examine the region through a more critical lens, touching on social fault lines and wealth disparities that exist in the region today. Using Shastry’s new book – “Has Asia Lost It?” – as a starting point, the three discuss how both developed and developing Asia will be positioned following the coronavirus pandemic.

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December 3, 2020
TAG Chairman & CEO Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Dr. Rush Doshi on How The China Challenge Can Help American Avert Decline

Foreign Affairs

Dr. Kurt M. Campbell and Dr. Rush Doshi discuss the China challenge and why competition could prove Declinists wrong again.

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December 1, 2020
Tea Leaves Podcast: General Dave Goldfein

In this Tea Leaves episode, Kurt is joined by TAG Partner Rexon Ryu to welcome on General Dave Goldfein, recently-retired Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force. General Goldfein shares his experiences guiding the 650,000 active-duty, Guard, Reserve, and civilian personnel that make up the U.S. Air Force through the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The three also discuss the future of the Air Force in Asia, how the Air Force approaches technological innovation, the importance of nuclear deterrence, and concepts of teamwork and leadership in the military.

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Insights from the Region

Our elite team of in-country Senior Advisors share their take on the latest developments in the dynamic Indo-Pacific region.

In terms of Japan’s national security, how to face and engage China is the most important strategic problem for Tokyo. China has changed its course, and President Xi seems to be turning away from the West.


Nobukatsu Kanehara

December 23, 2020
TAG Senior Advisor; Former Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary, Government of Japan
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