Overcoming 'Abnormal Normality' in the US-China Relationship
October 30, 2014
Overcoming 'Abnormal Normality' in the US-China Relationship
Implemented properly, a "new type of great power relations" could help the U.S. and China reframe their relationship.
Overcoming 'Abnormal Normality' in the US-China Relationship
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
October 30, 2014
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
China hopes the FTAAP will overshadow less inclusive alternatives, like the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
China's Push for an Asia-Pacific Free Trade Agreement
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
October 29, 2014
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
The government in Beijing is upping its pressure on Taiwan's Ma Ying-jeou as he nears the end of his presidency.
Xi Jinping Turns the Screws on Taiwan
Report: 'Highly Sophisticated Cyber Espionage' Group Linked to Chinese Intelligence
October 29, 2014
Report: 'Highly Sophisticated Cyber Espionage' Group Linked to Chinese Intelligence
A new report claims to have uncovered a Chinese hacking group more sophisticated than Unit 61398.
Report: 'Highly Sophisticated Cyber Espionage' Group Linked to Chinese Intelligence
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
October 28, 2014
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
Xu's trial will serve as a symbol for the "rule of law" over China's military.
China: Former PLA General Confesses to Taking 'Extremely Large' Bribes
China’s APEC Challenge: Clearing the Air
October 28, 2014
China’s APEC Challenge: Clearing the Air
Can China ward off heavy smog during the high-profile diplomatic meeting?
China’s APEC Challenge: Clearing the Air
The Rule of Law in China: Lessons From China's 'Top Lawyer'
October 28, 2014
The Rule of Law in China: Lessons From China's 'Top Lawyer'
How reflections from Zhang Sizhi, a defense lawyer in China's first show trial, still ring true today.
The Rule of Law in China: Lessons From China's 'Top Lawyer'
Can China and Vietnam Overcome Their Territorial Disputes?
October 27, 2014
Can China and Vietnam Overcome Their Territorial Disputes?
Yang Jiechi's visit to Vietnam was full of optimism, but the China-Vietnam relationship remains fragile.
Can China and Vietnam Overcome Their Territorial Disputes?
Taking the Leap on China’s Pollution Problem
October 27, 2014
Taking the Leap on China’s Pollution Problem
China’s environmental problems will require some rapid action.
Taking the Leap on China’s Pollution Problem
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
October 26, 2014
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
Beijing has been quietly ramping up its aid to the war-torn country.
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
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?
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
Afghan President to Visit China on First Trip Abroad
October 23, 2014
Afghan President to Visit China on First Trip Abroad
President Ashraf Ghani will visit China from October 28 - 31 on his first formal trip abroad.
Afghan President to Visit China on First Trip Abroad
Could China's 'Rule of Law' Lead to Constitutionalism?
October 23, 2014
Could China's 'Rule of Law' Lead to Constitutionalism?
Official proclamations about the Fourth Plenum include intriguing references to limiting political power.
Could China's 'Rule of Law' Lead to Constitutionalism?
Think 228, Not Tiananmen: How Identity Drives the Hong Kong Protests
October 22, 2014
Think 228, Not Tiananmen: How Identity Drives the Hong Kong Protests
Like the 228 incident in Taiwan, the Hong Kong protests could be a watershed moment in identity formation.
Think 228, Not Tiananmen: How Identity Drives the Hong Kong Protests
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