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The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
October 07, 2017
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
Beijing has a vested interest in the status quo -- not in the Kim dynasty.
The Chinese Dream in Peril: Xi Jinping and the Korean Crisis
War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
September 29, 2017
War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
The legacy of the Sino-Vietnamese War continues to cast a shadow on China-North Korea relations.
War of the Dragons: Why North Korea Does Not Trust China
China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger
September 28, 2017
China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger
Some predict that by 2030, China will have more than 247 million Christians.
China’s Thriving Underground Churches In Danger
The White Wolf of Taiwan
September 18, 2017
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Zhang Anle and his solution for the cross-strait dilemma.
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
September 09, 2017
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Conventional wisdom on the effectiveness of oil embargoes is mistaken.
Sorry, an Oil Embargo Won’t Lead to North Korea’s Capitulation
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
September 08, 2017
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
A look at three paths for Chinese education reform.
Can Test-Obsessed China Change?
China’s War on Dissent
August 30, 2017
China’s War on Dissent
Detained activists have two choices: vanish or confess.
China’s War on Dissent
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
August 24, 2017
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
The Pukkuksong-3 SLBM enters the scene and an old name, the Hwasong-13 ICBM, makes a return.
Something New, Something Old: North Korea's Next Missiles
The Dark Side of China's Tech Boom
August 21, 2017
The Dark Side of China's Tech Boom
China’s tech giants are helping the state build a digital panopticon.
The Dark Side of China's Tech Boom
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
August 15, 2017
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
The US does have a credible military option for dealing with North Korea. It’s called nuclear deterrence.
Denuclearization Is Dead, Now Let’s Bury It
China, Let’s Talk About Sex
August 14, 2017
China, Let’s Talk About Sex
A dangerous ignorance about how to do “it” safely is putting the nation’s youth at risk.
China, Let’s Talk About Sex
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
August 08, 2017
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
The economic and political logic behind Gazprom's use of a Chinese drilling rig in the Arctic.
Gazprom and China’s ‘Breakthrough’ in the Russian Arctic
One Man, One Road: A Funny Tale of Civic Protest in China
August 07, 2017
One Man, One Road: A Funny Tale of Civic Protest in China
China’s millennials are participating in civic engagement in their own way.
One Man, One Road: A Funny Tale of Civic Protest in China
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
August 03, 2017
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
China is demolishing homes and evicting thousands from Larung Gar, the world's largest Tibetan Buddhist institution.
China Tears Down the Tibetan City in the Sky
A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
August 02, 2017
A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
As Egypt cracks down on Uyghur students, Chinese Muslims in Cairo are torn between economic opportunity and their faith.
A Stark Choice for Cairo’s Chinese Muslims
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
July 28, 2017
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
Instead of hushing up issues it finds embarrassing, China is now aggressively manipulating the public discourse.
China's New Media Strategy: The Case of Liu Xiaobo
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