Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
July 29, 2014
Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
China believes that it is defending, rather than upsetting, the post WW2 regional order.
Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
July 28, 2014
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
Despite security interests in the region, don't look for China to become a leading mediator in Middle East conflicts.
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
China’s War on the Internet
July 26, 2014
China’s War on the Internet
With more Chinese going online, the CCP has strengthened its effort to create an Internet with Chinese Characteristics.
China’s War on the Internet
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
July 25, 2014
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
The last week has seen China engage in a ferocious amount of military diplomacy.
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
China’s New Global Institutions
July 25, 2014
China’s New Global Institutions
Beijing is seeking to shape international institutions to facilitate its emergence as a global power.
China’s New Global Institutions
The Dangers of History Analogies
July 25, 2014
The Dangers of History Analogies
Recent years have seen various Asian leaders use historical analogies to describe current events. This is dangerous.
The Dangers of History Analogies
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
July 24, 2014
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
China's state media has strongly condemned the Western response to MH17, and largely backed Russia.
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
July 23, 2014
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
Instability in Iraq has serious implications for China, but does it have the ability to forge a proactive policy?
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
To Freeze or Not to Freeze: The DPP’s ‘Independence Clause’
July 23, 2014
To Freeze or Not to Freeze: The DPP’s ‘Independence Clause’
The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) independence clause is a non-issue and should be treated as such.
To Freeze or Not to Freeze: The DPP’s ‘Independence Clause’
How China Dismantled the Uyghur Internet
July 22, 2014
How China Dismantled the Uyghur Internet
In a 10 month period, China destroyed 80% of the Uyghur Internet in a massive digital book burning.
How China Dismantled the Uyghur Internet
The Promise and Peril of China-India Ties
July 22, 2014
The Promise and Peril of China-India Ties
President Xi Jinping and Premier Narendra Modi are seeking a detente. But will it last?
The Promise and Peril of China-India Ties
Cross-Strait Relations After the Sunflower Movement
July 21, 2014
Cross-Strait Relations After the Sunflower Movement
The Diplomat’s Kelwin Choi sits down with the Stimson Center’s Alan D. Romberg to talk cross-Strait relations.
Cross-Strait Relations After the Sunflower Movement
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
July 20, 2014
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
It is not at all clear that more democracy would lead to higher growth.
Solving China’s Economy Isn’t a Question of Democracy
Why China Must Pay Attention to the Israel-Palestine Conflict
July 19, 2014
Why China Must Pay Attention to the Israel-Palestine Conflict
Beijing wants to remain neutral on the Israel-Palestine issue, but Chinese public opinion is increasingly polarized.
Why China Must Pay Attention to the Israel-Palestine Conflict
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
July 19, 2014
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
China's foreign ministry claims the envoy will "ensure lasting peace, stability and development for Afghanistan."
China Announces Special Envoy for Afghanistan
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
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