Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
October 21, 2014
Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
Hong Kong's protests are similar to movements in China in the 1980s, but mainland students won't be protesting anytime soon.
Why There Won't be an Occupy Beijing
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
October 20, 2014
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
The CCP is focusing on the rule of law because it wants to reign in local officials.
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
China's Navy Is Already Challenging the US in Asia
October 16, 2014
China's Navy Is Already Challenging the US in Asia
The PLA already contests maritime Asia with the United States.
China's Navy Is Already Challenging the US in Asia
US-Australia-China Hold First Ever Military Drill, But So What?
October 09, 2014
US-Australia-China Hold First Ever Military Drill, But So What?
The first ever U.S.-China-Australia military drill illustrates the extent of their distrust -- and nothing more.
US-Australia-China Hold First Ever Military Drill, But So What?
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
October 06, 2014
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
Tokyo has Hong Kong interests to protect, but a possible summit in Beijing will trump them for now.
Japan Dips Its Toe into the Hong Kong Protests
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
September 30, 2014
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Taiwan -- they're all connected and Xi's losing control.
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
September 18, 2014
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
Plus, al-Qaeda in Myanmar and why are Japanese citizens still buying CDs? General interest links.
Is Asia the New Silicon Valley?
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
September 16, 2014
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
Beijing has more to gain than to lose by intervening against ISIS in Iraq.
It's Still a Good Idea for China to Send Troops to Fight ISIS
China Created ISIS, Too
September 15, 2014
China Created ISIS, Too
Don’t just blame the U.S. China helped support the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham’s rise as well.
China Created ISIS, Too
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
September 15, 2014
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
Chinese companies tried to register 137.9% more trademarks in South Korea in 2010 than in 2013.
Chinese Brands Raise Profiles in South Korea
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
September 15, 2014
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
Also, China's "creeping invasion" and is India China circa 2001? Some general interest links.
On Twitter, ISIS Is More Popular Than China
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
September 12, 2014
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Shinzo Abe’s position on the Senkaku Islands dispute is wrongheaded, and the Japanese people know it.
Japan’s Undemocratic Foreign Policy
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
September 12, 2014
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
Xi Jinping may be China's new "emperor," but that doesn't mean that he's safe.
Just How Secure Is Xi Jinping Really?
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
September 11, 2014
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
A majority of Chinese believe their country will go to war with Japan in the future.
Most Chinese Expect War With Japan
4 Reasons Xi Jinping Is a Serious Reformer
September 11, 2014
4 Reasons Xi Jinping Is a Serious Reformer
Xi will create a new middle road for China, transcending East vs. West, democracy vs. authoritarianism, and left vs. right.
4 Reasons Xi Jinping Is a Serious Reformer
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
September 10, 2014
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
A BBC report confirms China's extensive land reclamation projects in the South China Sea. What does Beijing gain?
Why Is China Building Islands in the South China Sea?
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