Tag Archives: China

Tides of Chance: Exploring the Consequences of China’s UNCLOS Ratification for U.S. Maritime Interests

By: Ammar Asad Introduction Amid the ever-changing landscape of international diplomacy, China’s engagement with the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) is a major transformation. This key development could chart a new course for international maritime policy and influence, with considerable implications for U.S. maritime interests across the expansive and dynamic […]

An App Posing an International Threat? The TikTok Ban and What It Could Mean in the U.S.

By: Emily Gross TikTok was first introduced in China in September of 2016. In 2018, it was the most downloaded app, and as of 2022 TikTok had over 3 billion downloads and over 1 billion active users every month. I first heard about TikTok sometime in early 2020, when a co-worker mentioned the app and […]

The Silent Battle: Navigating Global Markets and Creative Expression in the Face of Foreign Influence on American Entertainment

By: Nathalie Adams As technology advances, streaming platforms have expanded their reach globally, prompting a critical examination of the delicate balance streaming services must strike between fostering creative expression and tapping into lucrative international markets. The recent cancellation of Apple TV’s “The Problem with Jon Stewart” sparked immense controversy over foreign powers’ creative control of […]

The End of China’s One-Child Policy: Not a Complete Victory

  BY DAN PISCOTTANO – China made news late last week when the country’s leadership decided to end its “one-child” policy.[1] The policy had been in place since the late 1970’s, when it was enacted to protect the country against overpopulation.[2] This is a significant development because many believe that the “one-child” policy, which had […]