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South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
October 14, 2016
South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
China is walking a tightrope, balancing foreign relations in one hand and the nationalism of its people in the other.
South Korea Sees Frictions With China's Maritime Militia: What's Next?
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
October 13, 2016
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Politicians from both the protest movement and the pro-Beijing camp fueled a combative swearing-in ceremony.
Hong Kong Legislature Descends Into Chaos
Is America Really China’s Greatest National Security Threat?
October 11, 2016
Is America Really China’s Greatest National Security Threat?
A recent Pew survey sheds light on China’s relationship with the outside world, in particular the United States
Is America Really China’s Greatest National Security Threat?
Two Chinas: The <em>Nomenklatura</em> and the Rest
October 10, 2016
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
China's elites are unable to reckon with the concerns of ordinary Chinese, much like the Soviet nomenklatura.
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
October 10, 2016
A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
London may be forced to turn to Beijing, but China has bigger fish to fry.
A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
October 07, 2016
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
Since 2015, China has allegedly begun abducting dissidents from third countries.
Kidnapped by China: Beijing's Battle Against Dissidents and Free Speech
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
October 06, 2016
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
U.S. CECC annual report and China's own human rights action plan showcase starkly different concepts of "human rights."
2 Dueling Visions of Human Rights in China
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
October 05, 2016
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
Politicians (and Beijing) are already preparing themselves for the 2017 chief executive race.
Political Scrambling in Hong Kong Begins
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
October 05, 2016
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
Both Beijing and the world have a hand in managing the risks stemming from China's economic transition.
When the Dragon Rolls Over: Spillovers From China’s Economic Transition
Does China Really Want a 'Just and Fair' International Order?
October 04, 2016
Does China Really Want a 'Just and Fair' International Order?
What China really wants is to increase its own sway in global governance.
Does China Really Want a 'Just and Fair' International Order?
Could Rising China Make the World More Stable?
October 03, 2016
Could Rising China Make the World More Stable?
As China grows in influence, it could help bring more coherence to the exiting world system.
Could Rising China Make the World More Stable?
Is China’s Energy Transition Dead in the Water?
October 02, 2016
Is China’s Energy Transition Dead in the Water?
Despite some promising developments, Beijing continues to struggle to capitalize on renewables and green tech.
Is China’s Energy Transition Dead in the Water?
China’s Lost Generation: Rural Youths
October 01, 2016
China’s Lost Generation: Rural Youths
Frustrated by a lack of opportunity, China's rural youths are increasingly airing their disillusionment online.
China’s Lost Generation: Rural Youths
How Beijing Uses People-to-People Ties as Leverage Over Taiwan
October 01, 2016
How Beijing Uses People-to-People Ties as Leverage Over Taiwan
Beijing hopes to convince Taiwanese to pressure their government into more politically accommodating positions.
How Beijing Uses People-to-People Ties as Leverage Over Taiwan
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
October 01, 2016
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
CY Leung threatens to sue Apple Daily for seeking to undermine a potential reelection campaign.
Hong Kong Chief Threatens to Sue Newspaper
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
September 30, 2016
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
'Global governance' is the new big buzzword in Chinese foreign policy.
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
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