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Are China-France Relations in Trouble?
May 03, 2019
Are China-France Relations in Trouble?
Even as the two celebrate cultural ties, political and economic tensions remain in the foreground.
Are China-France Relations in Trouble?
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
May 02, 2019
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
At a commemoration of the 1919 May Fourth Movement, Xi says China's young should be grateful to the Communist Party.
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
May 01, 2019
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates hint at a massive gravity shift toward China in both the KMT and DPP.
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
Wife of Australian Writer Detained in China Sends Petitions to Xi
April 30, 2019
Wife of Australian Writer Detained in China Sends Petitions to Xi
Yang Hengjun has been detained for three-plus months without access to lawyers or family.
Wife of Australian Writer Detained in China Sends Petitions to Xi
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
April 29, 2019
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
Tens of thousands took to the streets, many carrying umbrellas in a nod to a previous 2014 protest movement.
Hong Kong Protests Proposed Extradition Law
Time for China to Stop Bankrolling Coal
April 29, 2019
Time for China to Stop Bankrolling Coal
China is out of step with the world on coal, at home and abroad.
Time for China to Stop Bankrolling Coal
The US-China Visa War Is Just Getting Started
April 29, 2019
The US-China Visa War Is Just Getting Started
The U.S. FBI director says China poses a “multilayered threat” to the United States.
The US-China Visa War Is Just Getting Started
Who Is (and Who Isn't) Attending China's 2nd Belt and Road Forum?
April 27, 2019
Who Is (and Who Isn't) Attending China's 2nd Belt and Road Forum?
The list of attendees tells us a lot about how the BRI has progressed in the last two years.
Who Is (and Who Isn't) Attending China's 2nd Belt and Road Forum?
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
April 27, 2019
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
Are we seeing the gradual decline of the PLA as a force in formal Chinese politics?
How Politically Influential Is China’s Military?
China’s Belt and Road Debate
April 26, 2019
China’s Belt and Road Debate
Even as world leaders converge on Beijing for the Belt and Road Forum, some in China are calling for a slow-and-steady approach.
China’s Belt and Road Debate
China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
April 25, 2019
China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
The PLAN’s 70th anniversary celebration raises important questions about China’s increasingly capable military.
China’s Navy Flaunts Its Power, But to What End?
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
April 25, 2019
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
The White House vows to bring Iran’s oil exports to zero and China is Iran’s largest crude oil customer.
Although Unhappy With US Sanctions on Iran, China Won’t Fall Out With Washington
China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos
April 24, 2019
China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos
China's presence is growing in strategically located Laos, but the trend is often overlooked.
China Digs Deep in Landlocked Laos
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
April 23, 2019
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
The EU can carve out its own position vis-a-vis the United States and China.
Gotta Serve Somebody? Not Necessarily: Europe in the US-China Crossfire
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Sparks Debate Over China’s Long Working Hours
April 23, 2019
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Sparks Debate Over China’s Long Working Hours
The long-held expectation of long hours and weekend work is now sparking a backlash.
Alibaba’s Jack Ma Sparks Debate Over China’s Long Working Hours
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
April 20, 2019
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
What the reshuffling of top leadership tells us about the future development of PLA aviation.
What Are China’s Plans for its Airborne Corps?
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