July 21, 2011
Chinese Foreign Policy After Hu
Will the upcoming change in Chinese leadership prompt a dramatic shift in China’s foreign policy? History suggests it could.
July 13, 2011
The Next Big Threat to US-China Ties
The United States is so far lacking a strategy for managing future Chinese investment. With Beijing pushing for more access to its high tech sector, it needs one.
June 27, 2011
Asia’s Maritime Confidence Crisis
The US, China and Southeast Asian nations look likely to keep clashing in the South China Sea. But there are ways to ease tensions.
June 24, 2011
How to Engage China
The US and China have fundamentally different ways of building trust. Over nuclear arsenals is a good example.
June 14, 2011
Asymmetry in Asia-Pacific
The US is well aware that China’s military doesn’t need to compete head-on. An asymmetric approach is more effective.
May 24, 2011
China’s Proliferation Problem
Are economics trumping non-proliferation concerns for Chinese officials dealing with Iran and North Korea? A new UN report suggests maybe.
April 17, 2011
The Limits of Disaster Diplomacy
Hopes that the Tohoku earthquake in Japan could lead to closer ties between China and Japan look premature.
April 02, 2011
It’s time for Republicans to drop the theatre over China and start discussing it seriously. But don’t hold your breath.
February 27, 2011
The Return of Smile Diplomacy
By Daniel Gearin
February 12, 2011
Grimm Foreign Policy?
China’s assertiveness has alarmed many of its neighbours. Does a foot stamping foreign policy risk creating a counter-coalition?
January 24, 2011
Hu’s Almost Harmonious Visit
After a tense 12 months in US-China ties, Barack Obama and Hu Jintao appeared to get the largely incident-free visit they both wanted.
January 24, 2011
Hu Done, Jinping Next
Hu’s state visit to Washington went as well as could have been expected. So now what about Xi Jinping?