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Would China Strike the US Preemptively?
October 09, 2013
Would China Strike the US Preemptively?
A lot has been made of China’s history of preemptive self-defense. But what would lead Beijing to attack the US?
Would China Strike the US Preemptively?
US and Chinese Interests Align in Pakistan
September 24, 2013
US and Chinese Interests Align in Pakistan
Despite their intensifying rivalry elsewhere, Pakistan is ripe for US-China cooperation.
US and Chinese Interests Align in Pakistan
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
June 14, 2013
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
There is a crucial difference between Sunnylands and US-USSR summits: China and the US are in constant contact.
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
May 30, 2013
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
Plus, the Kunming city government has banned protests during the China-South Asia Expo next week.
China Reopens North Korean Border for Tourism
U.S.-Chinese Militaries Cooperate On… Opera Singing?
May 24, 2013
U.S.-Chinese Militaries Cooperate On… Opera Singing?
Plus how to tell if you are a liberal imperialist. The Diplomat rounds up the best material on defense and foreign policy from across the web.
U.S.-Chinese Militaries Cooperate On… Opera Singing?
Solving the Northeast Asia Security Dilemma
May 10, 2013
Solving the Northeast Asia Security Dilemma
Several steps need to be taken to reduce regional tensions, but improving Sino-U.S. relations is the most critical.
Solving the Northeast Asia Security Dilemma
A Term Whose Time Has Come: The Indo-Pacific
December 04, 2012
A Term Whose Time Has Come: The Indo-Pacific
The idea of an Indo-Pacific is not new and may better describe a region that is quickly shaping global events.
A Term Whose Time Has Come: The Indo-Pacific
November 29, 2012
A Bipartisan National Security Agenda
When Mitt Romney and Barack Obama meet, they should outline a consensus on four common sense issues.
A Bipartisan National Security Agenda
Engineering a Great Power Peace
September 06, 2012
Engineering a Great Power Peace
Hugh White’s ‘Concert of Asia’ might best preserve peace in Asia. Short of that, smaller preventive measures should be explored.
Engineering a Great Power Peace
Deterrence, Not Containment
January 07, 2012
Deterrence, Not Containment
China’s media has panned the U.S. military’s Pacific pivot. But the U.S. is just fleshing out an existing strategy.
Deterrence, Not Containment
Are Chinese That Different?
November 23, 2011
Are Chinese That Different?
Chinese students might have their differences with their American counterparts. But they’ve more in common.
Are Chinese That Different?
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
November 17, 2011
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
Do American and Chinese students see the world differently? Maybe, but there are ways to bring them together.
Bridging the Sino-U.S. Divide
China’s Welcome FDI
September 09, 2011
China’s Welcome FDI
Western nations should welcome Chinese investment not fear it. They can turn it to their advantage.
China’s Welcome FDI
China’s Welcome FDI
September 09, 2011
China’s Welcome FDI
Western nations should welcome Chinese investment not fear it. They can turn it to their advantage.
China’s Welcome FDI
The Truth Behind China Brawl Story
September 04, 2011
The Truth Behind China Brawl Story
YouTube video of the fight between the Georgetown basketball team and their Chinese rivals went viral. But the aftermath was more encouraging than reported.
The Truth Behind China Brawl Story
America’s Dangerous Battle Plan
August 17, 2011
America’s Dangerous Battle Plan
The AirSea Battle concept for countering China’s military rise is expensive and unhelpful. And could even spark a nuclear conflict.
America’s Dangerous Battle Plan
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