Douglas Paal

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Name: Douglas Paal
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Talks in Hong Kong Between Protesters, Officials Yield No Results

Talks between student protesters and Hong Kong officials Tuesday yielded no large developments as recent demonstrations in the region entered a fourth week, although more dialogue is expected.Pro-democracy students finally succeeded in speaking directly ... [Published US News & World Report - Oct 21 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 1 reports

Investors bet the Hong Kong protesters will blink

Arab Spring? Or Occupy Wall Street? Global investors are searching for the best analogy to help understand protests in Hong Kong that have been simmering since summer but recently burst into a chaotic spectacle of blocked roads, riot police and tear ... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 1 reports

Pro-Democracy Protests Against Beijing Continue in Hong Kong

Protests that began Friday in Hong Kong intensified over the weekend, with police using tear gas to disperse crowds that had grown into the tens of thousands. Protesters had initially gathered in front of Hong Kong government headquarters to demonstrate ... [Published US News & World Report - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

What is the endgame?

The world is changing quickly. The Arab region is changing at perhaps an even faster pace. Most of us are focused on comparisons between the pace of change in the world and that in or between regions. In our obsession with quantity and form we forget ... [Published Al Ahram - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Washington says Bush’s Taiwan remarks his own

The US Department of State on Tuesday joined a controversy surrounding remarks made by former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) chairman Richard Bush about Taiwan’s presidential elections.“Mr Bush does not speak for the US government and his comments ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

US arms sales likely next year, but no subs, jets

There may be a new round of US arms sales to Taiwan next year, it was predicted on Friday at a Washington conference on cross-strait relations.Experts refused to speculate on just what might be sold, but sources outside the conference said it was unlikely ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Kerry bids to boost ties with Beijing

Top US diplomat John Kerry has attempted to calm Sino-US ties ahead of a November visit to China by President Barack Obama. The move by the secretary of state follows critical views on China voiced by top US officials, and tensions between the two countries ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 15 2014]
First reported May 21 2014 - Updated May 21 2014 - 1 reports

OPINION: US-China Cybertheft Accusations to Have No Real Consequences

MOSCOW, May 21 (RIA Novosti), Nastassia Astrasheuskaya – The recent exchange of accusations of cyber espionage between China and the United States, with the latter threatening China with sanctions, is unlikely to have real consequences, Douglas Paal, ... [Published RIA Novosti - May 21 2014]
First reported May 20 2014 - Updated May 20 2014 - 1 reports

With Hacking Case, US Hopes Fade that China Can Play by 'Rules'

WASHINGTON - In choosing a major escalation with China over cyber-espionage, the United States has laid bare its frustrations after years of hoping the Asian power would accept a US-led international order. President Barack Obama and his predecessors ... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - May 20 2014]

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"accusations on both sides are justified, but there is a necessary distinction. the us acknowledges all countries spy and will continue to do so. but the us law does not permit sharing the fruits of spying for commercial advantage with american or other firms. china says all countries spy, and claims not to spy commercially. the us has evidence to the contrary" Paal said
China's "sails are full of wind because they think they're rising, we're falling, and in time -- as in the past, when the us started writing rules from world war ii -- they will start writing the rules" said Douglas Paal, a former senior US policymaker on Asia...

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Talks in Hong Kong Between Protesters, Official... [Published US News & World Report - Oct 21 2014]
Investors bet the Hong Kong protesters will blink [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 29 2014]
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What is the endgame? [Published Al Ahram - Sep 19 2014]
Washington says Bush’s Taiwan remarks his own [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 17 2014]
US arms sales likely next year, but no subs, jets [Published Taipei Times Online - Sep 13 2014]
Kerry bids to boost ties with Beijing [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 15 2014]
OPINION: US-China Cybertheft Accusations to Hav... [Published RIA Novosti - May 21 2014]
With Hacking Case, US Hopes Fade that China Can... [Published SecurityWeek RSS Feed - May 20 2014]
Where is US diplomacy going? Part I: Strategic ... [Published People.com.cn - Apr 09 2014]
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Top US diplomat John Kerry has attempted to calm Sino-US ties ahead of a November visit to China by President Barack Obama. The move by the secretary of state follows critical views on China voiced by top US officials, and tensions between the two countries ...
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