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Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
October 25, 2014
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
Reports of Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning’s death are greatly exaggerated.
Relax, China's Aircraft Carrier Is Fine
The Myth of India as a Great Power
October 25, 2014
The Myth of India as a Great Power
Plus, Fukuyama on dealing with China and Xi Jinping as China’s new imperial president. Pacific Realist links.
The Myth of India as a Great Power
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
October 25, 2014
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
Secretary of State John Kerry said the U.S.still wants concrete commitments from Pyongyang before talks resume.
Kerry: Return to Six Party Talks Possible 'in the Next Weeks, Months'
Is China Sending Its Fishermen to the Senkakus?
October 24, 2014
Is China Sending Its Fishermen to the Senkakus?
Plus, Chinese innovation, Zhou Xiaoping, and more on the "rule of law" in China. Friday links.
Is China Sending Its Fishermen to the Senkakus?
A Delay Could Strengthen the U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines
October 24, 2014
A Delay Could Strengthen the U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines
Plus new space-based cooperation and maritime drills. A Japan-U.S. defense links roundup.
A Delay Could Strengthen the U.S.-Japan Defense Guidelines
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
October 24, 2014
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
China could do well to follow Deng Xiaoping’s advice.
Beijing Should Let Hong Kong ‘Go Democratic First’
Prominent Vietnamese Dissident Released, Flies to L.A.
October 24, 2014
Prominent Vietnamese Dissident Released, Flies to L.A.
The release comes soon after the US lifted a ban on weapons sales to Vietnam.
Prominent Vietnamese Dissident Released, Flies to L.A.
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
October 24, 2014
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
The U.S. transfer of high-end hardware seeks to put China in an ever-shrinking security box.
X-Band and THAAD as Good as Anti-China Trilateral Defense Agreement?
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
October 24, 2014
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
Beware ‘Asiaphoria’ says former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers.
US Economists Warn on China, India Growth Slowdown
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
October 24, 2014
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
For nearly two weeks in October, China halted all patrols in the contiguous zone of the Senkaku Islands. Why?
Calming the Seas: Chinese Vessels Temporarily Vanish from Senkaku Contiguous Zone
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
October 24, 2014
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
The United States shouldn't rush into arming its allies with anti-access/area denial technologies.
Should the US Proliferate A2/AD in Asia?
China Wants More Military Co-op With Iran (Sorry, US and Pakistan)
October 24, 2014
China Wants More Military Co-op With Iran (Sorry, US and Pakistan)
Iran may have thorny relations with Pakistan and the West, but China sees a potential partner in Tehran.
China Wants More Military Co-op With Iran (Sorry, US and Pakistan)
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
October 23, 2014
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
Parsing China's next steps in establishing the "rule of law."
4 Things We Learned from China’s 4th Plenum
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
October 23, 2014
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
“The country’s closed" until further notice, a travel agency specializing in North Korea said.
North Korea Bans All Tourism Over Ebola Concerns
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
October 23, 2014
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
The more conservative estimates of China’s future economic growth may underestimate its capacity to reform.
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
October 23, 2014
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
On Friday, China will officially launch its new regional infrastructure bank. Many notable nations will be absent.
Under US Pressure, Major Countries Snub China’s New Regional Bank
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