Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
November 18, 2014
Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
New Chinese and Indian agreements highlight Canberra’s evolving Indo-Pacific trade strategy.
Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
The Faux US-China Climate Deal
November 12, 2014
The Faux US-China Climate Deal
In the "historic" U.S.-China climate agreement this week, Beijing simply reiterated previously announced targets.
The Faux US-China Climate Deal
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
November 11, 2014
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
Just because this online arms race is quiet doesn’t mean it isn’t dangerous.
US Is Fighting the Wrong Cyberwar Against China
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
November 05, 2014
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
The Philippines is seeking to indirectly link its territorial problems with Japanese normalization.
Aquino Shows Support for Japan in the South China Sea
American Protectionism Threatens US-China Trade
October 28, 2014
American Protectionism Threatens US-China Trade
For all its complaints about Beijing's unfair trade policies, the U.S. unfairly targets Chinese goods.
American Protectionism Threatens US-China Trade
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
October 22, 2014
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
"China as a liberal democracy would be a much more nationalist, much more dangerous country."
Chinese Democracy: A ‘Nightmare’ Scenario for US
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
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