A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
East Asia
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
Political relations between the two giants remain warm, but economic ties appear to be cooling.
A Cold Summer for China and Russia?
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
September 01, 2015
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
Richard Bush on China-Japan relations since their top leaders shook hands in November 2014.
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
East Asia | South Asia
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
Despite the blow to peace talks with the Taliban, China is unlikely to change its approach to Afghanistan or Pakistan.
What Now for China’s Afghanistan Strategy?
The U.S.-China Summit: Decoding a Tower of Babel
East Asia
The U.S.-China Summit: Decoding a Tower of Babel
Washington and Beijing consistently send mixed messages about how they see the world, each other, and themselves.
The U.S.-China Summit: Decoding a Tower of Babel
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
East Asia
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Has something changed about Chinese-North Korean relations behind the scenes?
Assessing North Korea’s 'Ground Game' with China
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
South Asia
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
Sri Lanka provides a glimpse of small power-great power relations in a future multipolar world order.
Sri Lanka: A Lesson for U.S. Strategy
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
August 21, 2015
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
China argues that it should not, on jurisdictional grounds.
Should the Philippines’ South China Sea Case Against China Proceed?
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
South Asia
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
In the wake of the nuclear deal, the two countries get ready to do business.
Iran and Pakistan: Back to Business
Diplomacy and the South China Sea
August 17, 2015
Diplomacy and the South China Sea
Some diplomatic innovation may be the best chance to manage disputes and forestall conflict.
Diplomacy and the South China Sea
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
East Asia
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
Understanding China’s decision-making process could help Japan create a better strategy.
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
Colonialism, Invasion, and Atomic Bombs: Asia’s Divergent Histories
East Asia
Colonialism, Invasion, and Atomic Bombs: Asia’s Divergent Histories
When will Asians be able to celebrate shared memories of war and colonialism?
Colonialism, Invasion, and Atomic Bombs: Asia’s Divergent Histories
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
East Asia
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
A grand bargain between the U.S. and China over Taiwan seems an ill-conceived idea.
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
US-China: Civil Space Dialogue
August 07, 2015
US-China: Civil Space Dialogue
In civil space cooperation, some realists finally emerge.
US-China: Civil Space Dialogue
Why an Iran Deal for North Korea Won’t Happen
East Asia
Why an Iran Deal for North Korea Won’t Happen
Tempting though the prospect might be, it is highly unlikely.
Why an Iran Deal for North Korea Won’t Happen
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
August 01, 2015
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
What comes next in the Philippines' South China Sea arbitration case?
The Philippines-China Arbitration: What Next?
India, Pakistan and the 1971 War POWs
South Asia
India, Pakistan and the 1971 War POWs
Indian POWs from the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971 remain a sore point in bilateral relations.
India, Pakistan and the 1971 War POWs
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