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Shannon Tiezzi
Shannon Tiezzi

Her main focus is on China, and she writes on China’s foreign relations, domestic politics, and economy. Shannon previously served as a research associate at the U.S.-China Policy Foundation, where she hosted the weekly television show China Forum. She received her A.M. from Harvard University and her B.A. from The College of William and Mary. Shannon has also studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Can China Put a Cap on Coal?
November 25, 2014
Can China Put a Cap on Coal?
Putting a cap on China's coal use will be difficult, but not impossible, experts argue.
Can China Put a Cap on Coal?
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
November 25, 2014
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
Chinese engagement with Tehran strengthens Iran's bargaining position at its talks with the P5+1.
How China Complicates the Iranian Nuclear Talks
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
November 22, 2014
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
Moscow and Pyongyang talk economics and nuclear issues during Choe Ryong-hae’s visit to Russia.
The Renaissance in Russia-North Korea Relations
Cracks Emerge in Hong Kong Protests
November 22, 2014
Cracks Emerge in Hong Kong Protests
Plus, Chinese banks and Iran's Quds forces, Taiwan's upcoming elections, and cross-strait relations. Friday China links.
Cracks Emerge in Hong Kong Protests
Could Capitol Hill Derail US-China Relations?
November 21, 2014
Could Capitol Hill Derail US-China Relations?
A new report recommends Congress take concrete actions to alter China's economic behavior.
Could Capitol Hill Derail US-China Relations?
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
November 21, 2014
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
China will support North Korea against UN human rights investigations -- but will not back a new nuclear test.
China Responds to North Korea's Nuclear Threat
In New Plan, China Eyes 2020 Energy Cap
November 20, 2014
In New Plan, China Eyes 2020 Energy Cap
In the new 2014-2020 energy plan, China eyes both clean energy and energy self-sufficiency.
In New Plan, China Eyes 2020 Energy Cap
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
November 20, 2014
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
At the World Internet Conference, China outlines its vision for global internet governance.
The Internet with Chinese Characteristics
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
November 19, 2014
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is in Beijing for a visit.
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
November 19, 2014
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
The Silk Road plan has important domestic ramifications for China's restive Xinjiang province.
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
November 18, 2014
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
At APEC and beyond, China is making anti-corruption a key part of its diplomatic efforts.
China’s Overseas Anti-Corruption Efforts Nets 288 Suspects
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
November 18, 2014
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
In the past two weeks, China has successfully concluded FTA negotiations with South Korea and Australia.
China’s Free Trade Bonanza
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
November 15, 2014
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
China offers increased economic incentives for its Southeast Asian neighbors to overlook territorial disputes.
China Offers $20 Billion in Loans to ASEAN
China’s Newest Stealth Fighter
November 15, 2014
China’s Newest Stealth Fighter
Plus, the final APEC round-up, NYT and Xinhua trade barbs, and a new resource for Asia's maritime disputes. China links.
China’s Newest Stealth Fighter
Is the US-China Climate Change Deal DOA?
November 14, 2014
Is the US-China Climate Change Deal DOA?
Experts say the deal is not enough, and challenges from U.S. lawmakers mean even those modest goals may not be met.
Is the US-China Climate Change Deal DOA?
A ‘New Type of Military Relations’ for China and the US
November 13, 2014
A ‘New Type of Military Relations’ for China and the US
As U.S.-China ties become more strained, a working military relationship is ever more crucial.
A ‘New Type of Military Relations’ for China and the US
The Beijing APEC Summit in Review
November 13, 2014
The Beijing APEC Summit in Review
David Shambaugh on China's ultimate goals in the region and how the APEC summit outlined this 'Asia-Pacific dream.'
The Beijing APEC Summit in Review
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
November 13, 2014
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
China needs to try different tactics on the South China Sea disputes to gain ASEAN's support for other Chinese projects.
China and ASEAN: Moving Beyond the South China Sea
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
November 13, 2014
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
U.S.-China relations face an uphill climb as structural and ideological differences come to the forefront.
The Xi-Obama Meeting: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly
Is There Room for the US in China’s 'Asia-Pacific Dream'?
November 11, 2014
Is There Room for the US in China’s 'Asia-Pacific Dream'?
China's "Asia-Pacific Dream" involves a region led by Beijing, not Washington.
Is There Room for the US in China’s 'Asia-Pacific Dream'?
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
November 11, 2014
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
Chinese President Xi Jinping and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met for the first time on Monday.
At Long Last, a Xi-Abe Meeting. Now What?
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
November 10, 2014
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
Considering Washington's policy options on cyber espionage activities.
Cyber Espionage and US-China Relations
Mexico Scraps China High Speed Railway Deal
November 08, 2014
Mexico Scraps China High Speed Railway Deal
Plus, US and Chinese officials on the bilateral relationship, China's foreign policy ambitions, and internet controls. Friday China links.
Mexico Scraps China High Speed Railway Deal
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
November 07, 2014
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
A four-point consensus issued after a high-level China-Japan meeting promises to restore bilateral relations.
A China-Japan Breakthrough: A Primer on Their 4 Point Consensus
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