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Winning the South China Sea battle

More than two weeks have elapsed since the international tribunal from the Hague unanimously decided in favor of the Philippines in the South China sea dispute with China. Much credit for the Philippine victory goes to former President Benigno Aquino who initiated the dispute … Continue reading

July 27, 2016

President should secure Supreme Court that is diverse

President Obama, as is his right, has nominated to the US Supreme Court another white man from Harvard, Merrick Garland. Yet Mr. Garland is highly unlikely to ever be confirmed given the Republican leadership’s unanimous position that no Presidential nominee … Continue reading

March 23, 2016

Successor to Scalia

Why President Obama should quickly nominate an Asian American to the US Supreme Court PRESIDENT Obama, as a result of the unexpected death of US Supreme Court Justice Antonio Scalia, has an opportunity to appoint the first Asian American to the … Continue reading

February 20, 2016

Asian Americans could provide swing vote in future elections

With the 2014 midterm elections behind us, one demographic has both Republicans and Democrats buzzing. Based on exit polling of the 2014 midterm elections, 50 percent of Asian American support went to the Republicans. This is in stark contrast to … Continue reading

December 18, 2014

Establishing the American Dream of homeownership for all Asian Americans

Every study has demonstrated that our nation’s twenty million Asian Americans seek the American Dream of homeownership. Among many Asian American groups, including Filipino Americans and Vietnamese Americans, the percentage is well-over 95% or even higher than for Whites. But … Continue reading

November 11, 2014

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