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How to Weaken Kim’s Grip
February 24, 2010
How to Weaken Kim’s Grip
Signs of a decaying North Korean regime are a reminder of allied failures, says Christian Whiton. Time to weaken it from within.
How to Weaken Kim’s Grip
February 19, 2010
China’s Russian Invasion
Russian officials have mused openly about the prospects of a de facto takeover of the country’s Far East by Chinese immigrants (legal and illegal alike) reports Joshua Kucera. But a booming Chinese economy and disaffection with Moscow might actually be pushing Russians the other way.
China’s Russian Invasion
Japan-US ties in Question
February 17, 2010
Japan-US ties in Question
Described by many as the worst crisis in decades in Japan-US relations, the controversy surrounding the relocation of the US Futenma air base in Okinawa has left Japan’s Prime Minister with the choice of defying its most important ally or breaking a key election pledge. But as David McNeill reports, whatever the outcome, the debate has reinforced Okinawans’ disillusionment with power politics and government promises.
Japan-US ties in Question
China’s Navy--Good for us all?
February 12, 2010
China’s Navy--Good for us all?
Don’t reflexively fear China’s growing naval prowess–there’s plenty of good it could end up doing, David Axe says.
China’s Navy--Good for us all?
Sino-US Ties Aren’t That Bad
February 10, 2010
Sino-US Ties Aren’t That Bad
The Diplomat speaks with Bonnie Glaser, senior fellow with the Center for Strategic and International Studies’ Freeman Chair in China Studies, about US-Sino tensions, China’s alleged snub of Barack Obama and the country’s future role in the international community.
Sino-US Ties Aren’t That Bad
The Real Google Spat Lessons
February 03, 2010
The Real Google Spat Lessons
For fans of Casablanca, Google’s encounter with the Chinese government may be reminiscent of Police Captain Renault, who claimed to be ‘shocked, shocked!’ that gambling was going on inside Rick’s casino.&
The Real Google Spat Lessons
China's Alarming, Puzzling, Missile Test
January 29, 2010
China's Alarming, Puzzling, Missile Test
On January 11, a large missile streaked upward from a test site in China. The missile rocketed beyond the atmosphere and struck another similar missile launched from a separate site. Later that day, the official Xinhua news agency announced a ‘test on ground-based midcourse missile interception technology.’
China's Alarming, Puzzling, Missile Test
Can China Manage Its Economy?
January 21, 2010
Can China Manage Its Economy?
John D. Van Fleet thinks so, arguing that while the risks are real, some of the claims made by sceptics are suspect.
Can China Manage Its Economy?
January 12, 2010
China-EU Marriage on the Rocks, but Salvageable
The China-EU marriage has rarely been a happy one, says Chatham House Senior Fellow Kerry Brown. But it’s one that can still be saved.
China-EU Marriage on the Rocks, but Salvageable
An Interview with Evan Feigenbaum
December 24, 2009
An Interview with Evan Feigenbaum
The Diplomat speaks with Evan Feigenbaum, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and former US deputy assistant secretary of state for South Asia, about regional integration and the future of the US role in the Asia-Pacific.
An Interview with Evan Feigenbaum
December 24, 2009
Quenching China's Water Thirst
Too hazardous to touch in some places, China’s Yellow River has been choked by pollution and sediment. Joe Lamar reports on officials’ struggles to clean up the ‘Mother River’ and stem demand from the country’s ever thirstier provinces.
Quenching China's Water Thirst
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
December 21, 2009
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Taking the Hope out of 'Hopenhagen'
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
December 16, 2009
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Shifting Gears, Running Out of Road
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
December 11, 2009
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Where are the Sherpas Taking Us?
Biggest Show on Earth
December 09, 2009
Biggest Show on Earth
Stephen Midas reports from the Copenhagen Climate Conference where delegates around the world are working to thrash out an agreement aimed at tackling global warming.
Biggest Show on Earth
December 04, 2009
An Interview with Nina Hachigian
The Diplomat speaks with Nina Hachigian, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and co-author of ‘The Next American Century: How the U.S. Can Thrive as Other Powers Rise,’ about US president Barack Obama’s recent trip to China, Sino-India tensions and whether China is destined for great power status.
An Interview with Nina Hachigian
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