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The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
August 09, 2017
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
A closer look at the stakes for Beijing and what that might mean.
The China Wildcard in the Qatar Crisis
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
August 08, 2017
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
South Korea approved the provisional deployment of additional THAAD launchers.
China Hits Back at South Korea's THAAD Deployment Following North Korea's Latest ICBM Test
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
August 07, 2017
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
How much trade actually transits the South China Sea every year?
How Much Trade Transits the South China Sea? Not $5.3 Trillion a Year
India-China Doklam Standoff: A Chinese Perspective
July 27, 2017
India-China Doklam Standoff: A Chinese Perspective
The reasons for the outbreak of tensions are complex, and things could get worse before they could get better.
India-China Doklam Standoff: A Chinese Perspective
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
July 17, 2017
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
Beijing's behavior continues to flout the July 12 ruling, but it'll stand as a historical fact.
A Year Later, the South China Sea Award Stands as Evidence of China's Rule-Breaking Behavior
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
June 29, 2017
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
The Modi-Trump joint statement includes a curious paragraph. What does it mean?
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
June 15, 2017
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
What are the costs and benefits of having India and Pakistan in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization?
India and Pakistan Join the Shanghai Cooperation Organization At Last. So What?
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
June 09, 2017
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran are back from the Shangri-La Dialogue with reflections.
Reflections on the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue: Whither the Rules-Based Order in Asia?
China Protests as G7 Leaders Call for 'Demilitarization' of East, South China Seas
May 29, 2017
China Protests as G7 Leaders Call for 'Demilitarization' of East, South China Seas
The G-7 leaders call on parties in the South China Sea to demilitarize features.
China Protests as G7 Leaders Call for 'Demilitarization' of East, South China Seas
China Pushes Back on Japan, New Zealand Statement on South China Sea
May 21, 2017
China Pushes Back on Japan, New Zealand Statement on South China Sea
Beijing has rejected a statement by Japan and New Zealand calling on all parties in the disputes to respect a 2016 international ruling.
China Pushes Back on Japan, New Zealand Statement on South China Sea
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
May 12, 2017
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
What is China's 'One Belt, One Road' initiative all about?
One Belt, One Road, One Hegemon? The Geopolitics of China's OBOR Initiative
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
May 09, 2017
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
As the US focuses inward, China promotes its own take on globalization.
Globalization with Chinese Characteristics: A New International Standard?
Expect a Positive First Trump-Xi Meeting at Mar-a-Lago
April 01, 2017
Expect a Positive First Trump-Xi Meeting at Mar-a-Lago
We can expect a positive Xi-Trump summit in Florida, but uncertainties still lie ahead.
Expect a Positive First Trump-Xi Meeting at Mar-a-Lago
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
March 27, 2017
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
Liu Zhenmin, China's vice foreign minister, calls for a new regional mechanism for the South China Sea.
Chinese Vice FM Proposes New Regional Mechanism for South China Sea States
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
February 27, 2017
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
Yes and no, but China should get ready for global leadership if the U.S. further retreats from the world.
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
China: The Accidental World Leader?
February 13, 2017
China: The Accidental World Leader?
If the U.S. under Trump leaves a vacuum, will China be the one to fill it?
China: The Accidental World Leader?
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