How to Improve China-US Trust
March 04, 2011
How to Improve China-US Trust
Competing visions and expectations complicate China-US ties. They need to try and walk in each other’s shoes, argues Shen Dingli.
How to Improve China-US Trust
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
March 01, 2011
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
Double-digit growth can’t hide the fact that China’s state-controlled economy is leaving the vast majority of citizens behind.
China’s Highly Unequal Economy
The Return of Smile Diplomacy
February 27, 2011
The Return of Smile Diplomacy
China is backing away from last year’s assertive posture. Whatever the reason, the US shouldn’t expect a transformation in ties.
The Return of Smile Diplomacy
George Orwell’s China?
February 22, 2011
George Orwell’s China?
Hu Jintao has been keen to emphasize ‘fairness’ in China. But has the message reached the ears of many of the country’s officials?
George Orwell’s China?
Avoiding US-China Military Rivalry
February 20, 2011
Avoiding US-China Military Rivalry
A new Cold War between the US and China isn’t inevitable. But better inter-military communication will be needed to stop one, says Michael Swaine.
Avoiding US-China Military Rivalry
Is Bismarck China’s Man?
February 19, 2011
Is Bismarck China’s Man?
Some China watchers look to Bismarck as a comparison for China. It’s a less reassuring analogy than they think.
Is Bismarck China’s Man?
China's Bumpy Ride Ahead
February 16, 2011
China's Bumpy Ride Ahead
China’s ties with other major powers took a sharp turn for the worse in 2010. Its leaders need to change mindset, says Minxin Pei.
China's Bumpy Ride Ahead
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Taiwan
February 15, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Taiwan
Those that believe the status quo with Taiwan can go on indefinitely are being far too complacent, argues Daniel Lynch.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Taiwan
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Indonesia
February 15, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Indonesia
There's more to democracy than a choice between the 'Beijing Consensus' and the West. China should look at Indonesia.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Indonesia
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Vietnam
February 15, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Vietnam
China's excessive territorial claims in the South China Sea are pushing Vietnam toward the United States.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Vietnam
China's Challenges: Africa
February 15, 2011
China's Challenges: Africa
The rise of China in Africa is arguably the most important development for the continent since the end of the Cold War, and the related dynamics have helped reinvent Africa as a priority investment destination.
China's Challenges: Africa
China's Challenges: Political Reform
February 15, 2011
China's Challenges: Political Reform
China’s leadership sends contradictory signals about the prospects for political reform.
China's Challenges: Political Reform
China's Challenges: Energy Security
February 15, 2011
China's Challenges: Energy Security
In the coming decades, China will face serious challenges to its energy security unless sustained economic development can be achieved.
China's Challenges: Energy Security
Understanding China’s Global Impact
February 15, 2011
Understanding China’s Global Impact
Complacent industrialized democracies must face up to the challenge China poses to global norms, argues Edward Friedman.
Understanding China’s Global Impact
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Burma
February 14, 2011
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Burma
Friends of the Burmese junta are few, but chief among them is China.
China's relations in the Asia-Pacific: Burma
China's Challenges: Education
February 14, 2011
China's Challenges: Education
Over the next decade, China’s monolithic, top-down education system must change because of increasing social and economic pressure for reform.
China's Challenges: Education
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