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What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
March 24, 2017
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Even a tactically “successful” invasion of the island might lead to strategic defeat for the PRC and the Communist Party.
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
September 28, 2016
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
Japan and China have more in common than they realize -- including their particular strain of nationalism.
Japanese Vs. Chinese Exceptionalism
The South China Sea Case and China's New Nationalism
July 19, 2016
The South China Sea Case and China's New Nationalism
Putting Chinese nationalism in historical context.
The South China Sea Case and China's New Nationalism
What Are the Political, Social, and Strategic Consequences of China's Equity Market Meltdown?
August 29, 2015
What Are the Political, Social, and Strategic Consequences of China's Equity Market Meltdown?
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi discuss recent volatility in China's equity markets.
What Are the Political, Social, and Strategic Consequences of China's Equity Market Meltdown?
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
August 12, 2015
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
Understanding China’s decision-making process could help Japan create a better strategy.
Japan and Chinese Decision-Making
India's INS <em>Viraat</em>, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
July 08, 2015
India's INS Viraat, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
Plus, Russia-China tensions, Indian foreign policy, and a nationalist wave in China. Mid-week links.
India's INS Viraat, World's Longest-Serving Aircraft Carrier, Set for Decommissioning
In Defense of Zhou Xiaoping, China's Patriotic Blogger
November 05, 2014
In Defense of Zhou Xiaoping, China's Patriotic Blogger
Zhou Xiaoping is a product of the extreme tendencies of both China's supporters and China's critics.
In Defense of Zhou Xiaoping, China's Patriotic Blogger
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
July 10, 2014
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
Should the CCP find itself in dire straits, could provoking external conflicts boost its legitimacy at home?
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
Why Is China Talking Tough?
April 22, 2014
Why Is China Talking Tough?
Forget nationalism, China is talking tough in order to demonstrate resolve and therefore deter the U.S.
Why Is China Talking Tough?
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
November 01, 2013
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
Acclaimed author on corruption, nationalism, and territorial disputes.
Wasserstrom: 10 Things Japanese Should Know About China
Taiwan’s Philippines Nationalism: More Benign Than PRC?
May 28, 2013
Taiwan’s Philippines Nationalism: More Benign Than PRC?
Why are Taiwanese and Chinese nationalisms perceived so differently despite emanating from the same source?
Taiwan’s Philippines Nationalism: More Benign Than PRC?
Sorry World: What Happens in Beijing, WON'T Stay in Beijing
October 22, 2012
Sorry World: What Happens in Beijing, WON'T Stay in Beijing
While many have feared its rise, a weaker China struggling with economic and political challenges at home may present an even greater challenge.
Sorry World: What Happens in Beijing, WON'T Stay in Beijing
For China and Japan: The Perfect Distraction?
September 17, 2012
For China and Japan: The Perfect Distraction?
Why the Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands dispute serves as a dangerous form of distracting nationalism.
For China and Japan: The Perfect Distraction?
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
September 14, 2012
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
The Global Times is often considered a ‘hardline’ newspaper. A comprehensive reading of the editorial section tells a different story.
Is China's Global Times Misunderstood?
China's Self-Absorbed Nationalism
August 31, 2012
China's Self-Absorbed Nationalism
Beijing has long interwoven strands of victimization and self-righteousness into Chinese nationalism, which have made compromise more difficult.
China's Self-Absorbed Nationalism
China's Restrained Nationalism
August 28, 2012
China's Restrained Nationalism
Chinese leaders have displayed more self-control when it comes to sovereignty issues than their counterparts in Asia.
China's Restrained Nationalism
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