How an Election Gives Abe the Upper-Hand on Collective Self-Defense
By Clint Richards
A December election would be an Abenomics referendum, and an open door to a stronger military.
A New Vocabulary for Engagement in US-China Relations?
By Robert Williams
The rhetoric of the recent Fourth Plenum could offer a guide to a new model of bilateral relations.
Elite Talk: Alan Bollard on APEC, FTAAP
By Li Zhenyu
As the APEC meetings begin, APEC Secretariat Executive Director joins the Elite Talk show.
A New Model for China-US Relations?
By Wei Zongyou
Both countries should do more to alleviate suspicion and defuse tensions.
China Pollution: Blue Skies Over Beijing
By Barclay Bram Shoemaker
As the government clears the air for the APEC Summit, there are glimmers of hope for a less polluted future.
How to Measure the Success of Obama’s Trip to Asia
By Jared Genser
The U.S. president has the opportunity to score a number of economic and human-rights legacy achievements.
Obama in Asia: Rebalancing the Pivot
By Reid Lidow
During his visit to Asia, the president has the opportunity to revive a floundering policy.
Japan and China Get to Yes on an Abe-Xi Summit
By Sheila A. Smith
After much speculation it appears that the two sides have found sufficient common ground to meet.
US-China Relations: Attitude and Attitudes
By Jonathan Macha
Obama’s second trip to China is a good opportunity to set a new course in bilateral relations.
Defining a ‘New Type of Major Power Relations’
By Dingding Chen
Heading into the APEC Summit, the U.S. and China may need to narrow their interpretation of the concept.
Pollution Worries Dominate China’s APEC Run-Up
By Clint Richards
Press roundup of issues in the days before Beijing’s Leaders’ Summit next week.
The New Silk Road: China's Marshall Plan?
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's plan for massive investments along the New Silk Road and Maritime Silk Road is a bid for diplomatic clout.