Imbalance Drives the Sino-Japan Split
July 09, 2014
Imbalance Drives the Sino-Japan Split
Militarism could exacerbate problems already emerging in their drifting economic ties.
Imbalance Drives the Sino-Japan Split
New Chinese Map Claims Arunachal Pradesh, Provokes India
July 01, 2014
New Chinese Map Claims Arunachal Pradesh, Provokes India
China's new official map continues to press Beijing's claim to Arunachal Pradesh.
New Chinese Map Claims Arunachal Pradesh, Provokes India
The Brutal Pragmatism of China-UK Ties
June 23, 2014
The Brutal Pragmatism of China-UK Ties
Li Keqiang's visit suggests that the U.K. needs a new model for conceptualizing its relationship with China.
The Brutal Pragmatism of China-UK Ties
Beyond Checkbook Diplomacy: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Visits the United Kingdom
June 18, 2014
Beyond Checkbook Diplomacy: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Visits the United Kingdom
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's trip to the UK could usher in a new era in bilateral relations focused on economics.
Beyond Checkbook Diplomacy: Chinese Premier Li Keqiang Visits the United Kingdom
In China, Local Leaders Defy Beijing on Reforms
June 10, 2014
In China, Local Leaders Defy Beijing on Reforms
China's top leaders continue to struggle to get local and provincial governments to implement economic reforms.
In China, Local Leaders Defy Beijing on Reforms
India: Modi’s Neighborhood Overtures
June 08, 2014
India: Modi’s Neighborhood Overtures
The new prime minister has made a proactive start to relations with India’s neighbors, including China.
India: Modi’s Neighborhood Overtures
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
May 30, 2014
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
Disappointing news on the search for Flight 370 casts a pall over Najib Razak's visit to China.
Flight 370 Continues to Echo in China-Malaysia Relations
Why China Embraces Narendra Modi
May 29, 2014
Why China Embraces Narendra Modi
Beijing is optimistic about China-India ties under new Indian PM Narendra Modi.
Why China Embraces Narendra Modi
The Evolving Dynamic of China-Africa Relations
May 16, 2014
The Evolving Dynamic of China-Africa Relations
China must make strategic decisions and invest wisely to promote the continued prosperity of the China-Africa relationship.
The Evolving Dynamic of China-Africa Relations
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
May 09, 2014
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
John Kerry and Li Keqiang's overlapping tours in Africa highlight their different approaches to the continent.
John Kerry vs. Li Keqiang: Africa's Resources and the Superpowers
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
April 17, 2014
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
Bringing people to the cities will not be enough. Rural rights also need reform.
Can China’s New Urbanization Plan Work?
China’s National Security Commission Holds First Meeting
April 16, 2014
China’s National Security Commission Holds First Meeting
Xi Jinping made it clear that both domestic stability and external security are on the agenda for the new commission.
China’s National Security Commission Holds First Meeting
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
April 12, 2014
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
Beijing wants to carry on as normal with cross-strait relations. Will that be possible after the Sunflower Movement?
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
April 10, 2014
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
The Boao Forum for Asia showcases China's dream of regional leadership on both economic and security issues.
The Boao Forum and China’s Play for Regional Leadership
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
April 10, 2014
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
Both Tony Abbott and Li Keqiang are pushing for a quick conclusion after nine years of FTA negotiations.
China, Australia Seek to Close Free Trade Deal
China Wants 'Justice' for Families of Flight 370
March 14, 2014
China Wants 'Justice' for Families of Flight 370
Plus, the NPC wraps up in Beijing, arrests over a Hong Kong stabbing, and why China loves "House of Cards." Friday links.
China Wants 'Justice' for Families of Flight 370
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