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Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
January 19, 2017
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
A global surge in populist and strongman leadership may herald the return of a more "natural" state of politics.
Trump, Putin, Xi, and the Return of Kingship
The Future of the Asia-Pacific Security Architecture, as Seen by China
January 17, 2017
The Future of the Asia-Pacific Security Architecture, as Seen by China
A new white paper on Asia-Pacific regional security from the Chinese foreign ministry merits a close read.
The Future of the Asia-Pacific Security Architecture, as Seen by China
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
January 12, 2017
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
Both China and Japan should work together to map out how to survive the Trump era.
How Trump Could Push China and Japan Together
What's Behind the Latest Political Reshuffling in Southern China?
January 03, 2017
What's Behind the Latest Political Reshuffling in Southern China?
New hires in Hong Kong and Guangdong hint at the central government's political priorities.
What's Behind the Latest Political Reshuffling in Southern China?
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
December 31, 2016
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Here's wishing the Asia-Pacific a happy and prosperous new year. Watch these issues in the coming year.
12 Asian Geopolitical Trends and Events From 2016 That'll Matter in 2017
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
December 27, 2016
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
Pacific Money hands out some presents to the political winners and losers across the Asia-Pacific in 2016.
Asia’s 2016 Winners and Losers
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
December 16, 2016
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
In China's own words, Beijing is now building what it sees as "necessary military facilities" in the South China Sea.
It's Official: Xi Jinping Breaks His Non-Militarization Pledge in the Spratlys
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
December 10, 2016
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
Populism may be surging in the West, but it's a phenomenon across the Asia-Pacific as well.
The Global Populist Surge Is More than Just a Western Story—Just Look at Asia
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
December 07, 2016
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
What does Trump's selection of the Iowa governor suggest about his planned China policy?
Terry Branstad, Xi Jinping's 'Old Friend', to Be Trump's Ambassador to China
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
December 07, 2016
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
China and Russia's carefully curated relationship is increasingly having a global impact.
Behind China and Russia's 'Special Relationship'
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
December 01, 2016
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
The Congress will do far more than determine China’s next leaders. It will decide the fate of the Communist Party itself.
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
November 24, 2016
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
What Xi Jinping can learn from Khrushchev's struggles with reform in the Soviet Union.
Khrushchev’s Fate and China’s Future 
What Did Xi Jinping Say to Donald Trump?
November 17, 2016
What Did Xi Jinping Say to Donald Trump?
Reading between the lines of the Chinese president's message to his future U.S. counterpart.
What Did Xi Jinping Say to Donald Trump?
China and the Problem of Elites
November 08, 2016
China and the Problem of Elites
What does China's anti-elitism streak mean for the Communist Party?
China and the Problem of Elites
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