T.wai's T.notes are 2-page texts that address the major issues of international debate at the global and regional level, building a broad involvement in the high levels of politics and experts of the major teams of research centers at the international level.

Counter-terrorism in the United Kingdom: between security and human rights
T.note n.50

Dec 18, 2017 T.notes Stefano Bonino Violence & Security

The ways in which the state responds to the threat of terrorism often involve measures that depart from long-established legal principles, including fundamental rights.

China’s Economy in the New Era
T.note n.49 - TIC series #4

Dec 11, 2017 T.notes Rebecca Arcesati Global China

In what Michael Pettis defines as an "ideal rebalancing scenario" for the Chinese economy, China has to reset its GDP target at around 2 to 3 percent.

Between the lines of Australia’s Chinese influence debate
T.note n.48 - RISE series #11

Nov 27, 2017 T.notes Sam Hardwick Asia Prospects

The words “Chinese influence” have become shorthand for a multitude of hot-button issues that are starting to affect Australian perceptions of China’s power.

ASEAN seen from China: a non-mainstream view of a necessary relationship
T.note n.47 - RISE series #10

Nov 10, 2017 T.notes Zha Daojiong Asia Prospects

It would be erroneous to see Southeast Asia as little more than an object for strategic competition between Beijing, on one hand, and Washington and its allies, on the other.

The Politics of Conflict-Generated Diasporas
T.note n.46 - HS series #6

Oct 31, 2017 T.notes Elise Féron Violence & Security

Diasporas originating from conflict are the ones that have received the most attention, making the study of conflict-generated diasporas all the more necessary.

The Belt one Road Initiative: a Project Made of Paper or Cement?
T.note n.45 - CMBP series #6

Oct 24, 2017 T.notes Edoardo Agamennone Global China

While departing from the idea of merely being an "updated" version of the Silk Road, the Belt and Road Initiative seems to have grown out of hand.

Local conflict resolution strategies and unequal access to justice in Mon State
T.note n.44 - RISE series #9

Oct 4, 2017 T.notes Annika Pohl Harrisson Asia Prospects

In search for help, the muslim residents of Burma no longer rely on allegedly corrupt institutions, turning to their personal connections instead.

The BCIM Economic Corridor and Chinese investments in Myanmar
T.note n.43 - RISE series #8

Sep 27, 2017 T.notes Anja Senz Asia Prospects

Asia's regionalization trend led to the formulation of numerous economic cooperation initiatives. These, however, often lack a clear implementation strategy.

The Arakan/Rohingya Crisis
T.note n.42 - RISE series #7

Sep 23, 2017 T.notes Han Ka Asia Prospects

Several major confrontations have occurred in Arakan since World War II, creating lasting distrust between the followers of different religious creeds. These conflicts are related to issues which all have their roots deep in the country’s past.

Reflecting on China’s presence in the Mediterranean region
T.note n.41 - ChinaMed series #2

Sep 6, 2017 T.notes Andrea Ghiselli Global China

President Xi Jinping's “Belt and Road Initiative” (BRI) came with the promise of a deeper Chinese political and economic engagement in international affairs. If successful, the BRI is bound to reshape regions near and far away from China.

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