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India Looks East
November 10, 2011
India Looks East
After two decades, India’s “Look East” policy is finally taking shape. But how will China feel about warming ties?
India Looks East
Beijing Opens Up on Pollution
November 09, 2011
Beijing Opens Up on Pollution
Beijing has opened its air pollution monitoring center to individual members of the public for the first time.
Beijing Opens Up on Pollution
Chinese Democracy in Action
November 09, 2011
Chinese Democracy in Action
Chinese have been voting in local elections. The Communist Party has kept a close eye on things.
Chinese Democracy in Action
Papua New Guinea Eyes ASEAN
November 09, 2011
Papua New Guinea Eyes ASEAN
Persistent violence and corruption, not racism, are likely keeping Papua New Guinea out of ASEAN.
Papua New Guinea Eyes ASEAN
November 08, 2011
IAEA Report on Iran
Iran may have undertaken preparatory experimentation useful for a nuclear explosive device test, the IAEA says.
IAEA Report on Iran
November 08, 2011
China to Iran: Work With IAEA
As The Diplomat reveals excerpts from the new IAEA report on Iran, China warns Tehran to be “flexible.”
China to Iran: Work With IAEA
The Clash of Civilizations?
November 08, 2011
The Clash of Civilizations?
Is the latest wave of Chinese students studying in the United States a ticking time bomb of cultural tension?
The Clash of Civilizations?
China, BRICs & the Environment
November 07, 2011
China, BRICs & the Environment
The dilemma of growth vs the environment is becoming more acute for China and other BRIC nations.
China, BRICs & the Environment
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
November 07, 2011
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been landed with a $2.4 million tax bill. But help has been flooding in.
Ai Weiwei Help Floods In
X-47B Drone Gets Upgrade
November 07, 2011
X-47B Drone Gets Upgrade
The U.S. Navy’s plan to add refueling to the X-47B drone could tilt the balance of power in the Pacific.
X-47B Drone Gets Upgrade
November 05, 2011
Bo Xilai's Hollywood Campaign
Chinese politician Bo Xilai is trying an unconventional approach to his bid for a Politburo Standing Committee seat.
Bo Xilai's Hollywood Campaign
OWS vs Kissinger?
November 05, 2011
OWS vs Kissinger?
Calls for a protest outside an event honoring Henry Kissinger shine a spotlight on a controversial statesman.
OWS vs Kissinger?
Mutual Dependence and War
November 04, 2011
Mutual Dependence and War
Has globalization made geopolitics and warfare obsolete? The question has implications for the U.S. and China.
Mutual Dependence and War
China, Russia and Corruption
November 04, 2011
China, Russia and Corruption
A new report says China is second only to Russia in terms of bribery. But the headline masks a complex picture.
China, Russia and Corruption
The Omani Road to Iran
November 04, 2011
The Omani Road to Iran
As speculation grows about a military strike against Iran, does Oman offer a diplomatic alternative for influence?
The Omani Road to Iran
Philippine Talks Stumble On
November 04, 2011
Philippine Talks Stumble On
Peace talks between the Philippine government and MILF has resumed. But things won’t be smooth.
Philippine Talks Stumble On
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