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China's Little Dutch Boy
May 16, 2012
China's Little Dutch Boy
China’s censors have been working overtime recently. But they are likely to be fighting a losing battle.
China's Little Dutch Boy
Past Performance Is No Guide...
May 15, 2012
Past Performance Is No Guide...
Israel undoubtedly has the capacity to surprise. That doesn’t mean an attack on Iran is destined for success.
Past Performance Is No Guide...
Could U.S. Get Sucked Into War?
May 15, 2012
Could U.S. Get Sucked Into War?
The ongoing standoff between the Philippines and China risks dragging the U.S. in. Manila has least to lose.
Could U.S. Get Sucked Into War?
Beware of Chinese Jingoism
May 15, 2012
Beware of Chinese Jingoism
Keen to shift attention from home, China’s leaders may be tempted to stoke nationalism in the media. It’s risky.
Beware of Chinese Jingoism
Congress, Bioterrorism and Asia
May 15, 2012
Congress, Bioterrorism and Asia
A warning by an ex-U.S. senator and an outbreak of bird flu in Taiwan are reminders of the need for collaboration.
Congress, Bioterrorism and Asia
Americans Favor Military Cuts
May 14, 2012
Americans Favor Military Cuts
A new poll shows Americans favor defense spending cuts. Such a move would hit the pivot to the Pacific.
Americans Favor Military Cuts
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
May 14, 2012
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
Malaysians are showing growing signs of frustration with their leaders. But can this be turned into poll gains?
Malaysia's Summer of Discontent?
What Israel Can Teach China
May 13, 2012
What Israel Can Teach China
Despite considerable challenges, Israel has a highly dynamic economy. There are lessons for Chinese students.
What Israel Can Teach China
Is Thailand Facing a Coup?
May 13, 2012
Is Thailand Facing a Coup?
A report suggests the Thai armed forces are currently beefing up their strength. Does Yingluck face a coup?
Is Thailand Facing a Coup?
Will U.S., China Navies Play Nice?
May 12, 2012
Will U.S., China Navies Play Nice?
Can China and the U.S. get along on the high seas, or even work together on issues of mutual interest? Maybe.
Will U.S., China Navies Play Nice?
China and U.S. Diplomacy
May 12, 2012
China and U.S. Diplomacy
The Bo Xilai and Chen Guangcheng have brought some life to Chinese politics. But has the U.S. role been?
China and U.S. Diplomacy
South China Sea Spat goes Cyber
May 11, 2012
South China Sea Spat goes Cyber
As the dispute between China and the Philippines rumbles on, Chinese cyber warriors are taking up the cause.
South China Sea Spat goes Cyber
The Other China Missile Threat
May 11, 2012
The Other China Missile Threat
Most talk of China’s missiles focuses on the DF-21D. But the DH-10 cruise missile offers China another option.
The Other China Missile Threat
Lady Gaga: Threat to Kids?
May 10, 2012
Lady Gaga: Threat to Kids?
Indonesia’s Islamic Defenders Front says Lady Gaga threatens morality. The government should ignore it.
Lady Gaga: Threat to Kids?
May 10, 2012
Why Obama Went to Afghanistan
Barack Obama’s visit to Afghanistan last week was seen as political. Actually, it was all about the Taliban.
Why Obama Went to Afghanistan
Chen and the Real Trust Gap
May 10, 2012
Chen and the Real Trust Gap
The U.S. must avoid high-level interventions into China’s domestic politics. But human rights can’t be ignored.
Chen and the Real Trust Gap
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