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Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
May 02, 2018
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
An interview with Elizabeth Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
May 01, 2018
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
Can Beijing really care for 57 million former members of the People’s Liberation Army?
How Chinese Veterans Could Derail President Xi’s Plans
A Window into North Korea
April 24, 2018
A Window into North Korea
Looking at North Korea on the way to Russia via train.
A Window into North Korea
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
April 23, 2018
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
How long can Japan keep up its balancing act between Russia and the West?
A New Cold War With Russia Forces Japan to Choose Sides
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
April 17, 2018
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
April 10, 2018
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
China is developing a nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile, likely based off the DF-21.
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
April 03, 2018
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
To understand Japan's security priorities, we have to consider more than the total defense budget.
Looking Beyond 1 Percent: Japan’s Security Expenditures
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
March 30, 2018
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
With all the quiet chaos beneath the surface in Moscow, Beijing seems poised to benefit.
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
China’s Forced Labor Problem
March 21, 2018
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
March 20, 2018
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
The BRI is not about physical routes in Eurasia. It is a global strategy.
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
Taiwan’s Nuclear Dilemma
March 14, 2018
Taiwan’s Nuclear Dilemma
Nuclear energy has long been a contentious issue for Taiwan, but there are few good alternatives.
Taiwan’s Nuclear Dilemma
China's Credit Crunch
March 12, 2018
China's Credit Crunch
A crackdown on micro-lending, aimed at protecting consumers, is leaving China's lower class with little access to credit.
China's Credit Crunch
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
March 05, 2018
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
Pyramid schemes are big business in China – much to the government's chagrin.
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
March 01, 2018
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
The hidden military pact was meant to seal the UAE-ROK nuclear power plant deal.
Risky Business: South Korea's Secret Military Deal With UAE
Japan’s Belt and Road Puzzle, Decoded
February 28, 2018
Japan’s Belt and Road Puzzle, Decoded
Japan's support for the Belt and Road is contingent on shaping China into a responsible global player.
Japan’s Belt and Road Puzzle, Decoded
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
February 27, 2018
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
The thaw in relations is not going to last long.
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
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