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How a Rules-Based Order Could Cement China's Rise
June 06, 2017
How a Rules-Based Order Could Cement China's Rise
What ensures and facilitates the ultimate rise of a great power?
How a Rules-Based Order Could Cement China's Rise
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
June 02, 2017
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
Of course China wants hegemony in its backyard. The better question is what Beijing will do afterwards.
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
April 27, 2017
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
A year later, does the argument of reinforced U.S. hegemony hold up?
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment’ Revisited
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
January 21, 2017
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
"The pivot failed to achieve key goals in Asia while inattention made matters worse in Europe and the Middle East."
The Pivot to Asia Was Obama’s Biggest Mistake
The Problem With the Pivot, Part 2
December 17, 2016
The Problem With the Pivot, Part 2
"The pivot to Asia is a pivot to conflict with China."
The Problem With the Pivot, Part 2
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
June 01, 2016
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
From the Vietnam War to the South China Sea, Hanoi's position has changed dramatically.
Vietnam’s Evolving Role in US Asia Strategy
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
May 24, 2016
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
China's possible motives for trying to secure control over the South China Sea.
Why Does China Want to Control the South China Sea?
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
April 27, 2016
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
How balancing failures are actually extending U.S. hegemony.
China, Russia, and the Long ‘Unipolar Moment'
US-China Relations: In the Shadow of Conspiracy Theories
February 22, 2016
US-China Relations: In the Shadow of Conspiracy Theories
Conspiracy theories about their rival's devious plans have alarmingly large followings in the U.S. and China.
US-China Relations: In the Shadow of Conspiracy Theories
Yes, the US Does Want to Contain China (Sort Of)
August 08, 2015
Yes, the US Does Want to Contain China (Sort Of)
There isn't a strict policy of containment, but the sentiment remains.
Yes, the US Does Want to Contain China (Sort Of)
‘Integrating China’ into the Existing Order
July 01, 2015
‘Integrating China’ into the Existing Order
Why urge China to join the international order, and then make it hard for it to do so?
‘Integrating China’ into the Existing Order
Hans Weigert and Asia-Pacific Balancing
June 09, 2015
Hans Weigert and Asia-Pacific Balancing
A WWII-era geographical pattern points the way to a successful U.S. strategy for the Asia-Pacific.
Hans Weigert and Asia-Pacific Balancing
What’s Wrong With US-China Relations?
May 15, 2015
What’s Wrong With US-China Relations?
A round-up of the recent debate over the U.S.-China relationship, and how best to fix it.
What’s Wrong With US-China Relations?
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
October 09, 2014
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Griffith University's Christian Wirth on the ongoing dangers associated with East Asia's maritime disputes.
Analyst: China’s Encirclement Could Spark War
Is China A Lonely Diva?
September 03, 2014
Is China A Lonely Diva?
Chinese scholars are debating whether Beijing should abandon its non-alignment policy. But it may have already done so.
Is China A Lonely Diva?
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