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
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
July 22, 2014
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
The reasons China withdrew oil rig HYSY-981 sooner than planned are complex but revealing about its intentions.
4 Reasons China Removed Oil Rig HYSY-981 Sooner Than Planned
China and Brazil Seek to Boost Ties
July 17, 2014
China and Brazil Seek to Boost Ties
While in country for the BRICS summit, President Xi will be making a state visit to Brazil.
China and Brazil Seek to Boost Ties
BRICS Announce New Development Bank
July 17, 2014
BRICS Announce New Development Bank
The new bank will require a $10 billion commitment by each nation.
BRICS Announce New Development Bank
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
July 16, 2014
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
China may be the problem. But anti-China rhetoric isn’t the solution.
Missing the Point on the ‘Anti-China Rhetoric’ Debate
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
July 15, 2014
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
China's actions in the region are causing problems, anti-China rhetoric is merely the response to them.
Anti-China Rhetoric Isn’t Causing Problems, China Is
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
July 11, 2014
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
While China and South Korea denounce Japan’s history, they have their own conflicting historical narratives.
Korea and China’s Clashing Histories
Isolating Japan By Other Means
July 10, 2014
Isolating Japan By Other Means
A China-South Korean Free Trade Agreement would boost Seoul even as it undercut Tokyo.
Isolating Japan By Other Means
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
July 04, 2014
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
There is a flurry of diplomatic activity in Northeast Asia this week, but are things really changing?
Northeast Asia's Diplomatic Status Quo Persists
China Won’t Be a Different Kind of Global Power
July 02, 2014
China Won’t Be a Different Kind of Global Power
Like the U.S. before it, the China of today will be the hegemon of tomorrow.
China Won’t Be a Different Kind of Global Power
The Closing of the Chinese Mind
June 28, 2014
The Closing of the Chinese Mind
China’s new ideological control measures are a major strategic blunder.
The Closing of the Chinese Mind
Is China a Paper Tiger?
June 28, 2014
Is China a Paper Tiger?
Plus, Fukuyama on the absurdity of U.S. foreign policy. Weekend reading links.
Is China a Paper Tiger?
China’s Growing Hegemonic Bent
June 26, 2014
China’s Growing Hegemonic Bent
More and more, China is engaging in the same kind of hegemonic actions it has always denounced in others.
China’s Growing Hegemonic Bent
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
June 18, 2014
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
Plus, is amphibious assault not dead after all? Pacific Realist links.
‘The End of History’: 25 Years On
China Is Not the Soviet Union
June 18, 2014
China Is Not the Soviet Union
Chinese analysts should stop asking China to follow in the footsteps of the USSR.
China Is Not the Soviet Union
Does China Care About its International Image?
June 12, 2014
Does China Care About its International Image?
China values its national interests, including sovereignty, over its international image.
Does China Care About its International Image?
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