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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.

Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
July 19, 2014
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
The Category 4 typhoon left over 60 dead and thousands more homeless.
Typhoon Rammasun Hits Philippines, China
China ‘Shocked’ at MH17 Crash in Ukraine
July 18, 2014
China ‘Shocked’ at MH17 Crash in Ukraine
Plus, Russia learns to love China, the UK's role in Hong Kong and the CCP's battle against adultery. Friday China links.
China ‘Shocked’ at MH17 Crash in Ukraine
China’s Goals in South America
July 18, 2014
China’s Goals in South America
China's main goals in South America are economic, but it also hopes to win public and political support.
China’s Goals in South America
Chinese Company Wins Court Case Against Obama
July 17, 2014
Chinese Company Wins Court Case Against Obama
The case sets an important precedent for Chinese companies interested in investing in the United States.
Chinese Company Wins Court Case Against Obama
China's Role in the Middle East
July 17, 2014
China's Role in the Middle East
Dr. John Calabrese on what's at stake for China in Iraq and Beijing's strategy for Middle East engagement.
China's Role in the Middle East
Japan Opposition Leader Meets With Chinese Officials
July 17, 2014
Japan Opposition Leader Meets With Chinese Officials
Banri Kaieda, head of Japan's DJP, is in China hoping to repair ties between Tokyo and Beijing.
Japan Opposition Leader Meets With Chinese Officials
So China Moved Its Oil Rig. What Now?
July 17, 2014
So China Moved Its Oil Rig. What Now?
Why did China move its oil rig, and what does that mean for the future?
So China Moved Its Oil Rig. What Now?
China's Defense of BRICS
July 16, 2014
China's Defense of BRICS
Chinese media argues that the BRICS grouping is still relevant and growing in importance.
China's Defense of BRICS
First Xi-Modi Meeting Sets Tone for China-India Relations
July 15, 2014
First Xi-Modi Meeting Sets Tone for China-India Relations
The first meeting between Xi Jinping and Narendra Modi continued to positive momentum in China-India relations.
First Xi-Modi Meeting Sets Tone for China-India Relations
Xi Jinping Heads to South America
July 15, 2014
Xi Jinping Heads to South America
After the BRICS summit in Brazil, Xi will travel to Argentina, Venezuela, and Cuba.
Xi Jinping Heads to South America
The New US Court Case Against Chinese Hacking
July 14, 2014
The New US Court Case Against Chinese Hacking
The Department of Justice has charged a Chinese businessman with hacking into Boeing for commercial gain.
The New US Court Case Against Chinese Hacking
Beijing's Blueprint for Judicial Reform
July 12, 2014
Beijing's Blueprint for Judicial Reform
The Supreme People's Court outlined reforms to increase judicial professionalism and independence.
Beijing's Blueprint for Judicial Reform
China's Foreign Aid: The Raw Numbers
July 11, 2014
China's Foreign Aid: The Raw Numbers
Plus, a possible China-Russia alliance, why China's latest hacking is ok, and the value of the RMB. Friday China links.
China's Foreign Aid: The Raw Numbers
China and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
July 11, 2014
China and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Michael Swaine on the structural factors causing friction between the U.S.-Japan alliance and China.
China and the U.S.-Japan Alliance
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
July 11, 2014
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
China's special envoy to the Middle East met with Maliki and others in Baghdad this week.
Chinese Envoy Visits Iraq
3 Takeaways from the 2014 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
July 10, 2014
3 Takeaways from the 2014 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
Remarks at the S&ED show that China and the U.S. remain divided on their visions for the Asia-Pacific.
3 Takeaways from the 2014 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
During US-China Talks, Xi Welcomes Russian Official
July 10, 2014
During US-China Talks, Xi Welcomes Russian Official
Even as the U.S.-China S&ED opened, Xi Jinping met with the chief of Russia's presidential administration.
During US-China Talks, Xi Welcomes Russian Official
Has the Thucydidean Trap Already Sprung on China and the US?
July 10, 2014
Has the Thucydidean Trap Already Sprung on China and the US?
Recent pessimism suggests that China and the U.S. are already well on the road to great power confrontation.
Has the Thucydidean Trap Already Sprung on China and the US?
At S&ED, China's Currency Is Back in the Spotlight
July 09, 2014
At S&ED, China's Currency Is Back in the Spotlight
Remarks by the U.S. Treasury Secretary mark a puzzling return to an old issue: the value of China's currency.
At S&ED, China's Currency Is Back in the Spotlight
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
July 09, 2014
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
As it prepares to host the Istanbul Process, China can take a leadership role on the Afghanistan issue.
Can China Lead the Push for Afghan Stability?
China and Germany's 'Special Relationship'
July 08, 2014
China and Germany's 'Special Relationship'
Angela Merkel is in China this week to deepen ties between Berlin and Beijing.
China and Germany's 'Special Relationship'
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
July 07, 2014
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
The rhetoric surrounding the 77th anniversary of the Sino-Japanese War has modern-day implications.
Marking WW2 Anniversary, Xi Targets Modern Japan
China-South Korea Ties: Moving Beyond North Korea
July 04, 2014
China-South Korea Ties: Moving Beyond North Korea
North Korea will always loom large in China-South Korea ties, but Beijing and Seoul are trying to move beyond that.
China-South Korea Ties: Moving Beyond North Korea
China Bans Ramadan Fasting in Xinjiang Schools, Government Offices
July 03, 2014
China Bans Ramadan Fasting in Xinjiang Schools, Government Offices
Plus, RIMPAC 2014, US-China relations, and unraveling the mysteries of the CCDI and shuanggui. This week's China links.
China Bans Ramadan Fasting in Xinjiang Schools, Government Offices
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