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 China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
August 04, 2013
China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
Plus, PLA hacking unit caught trying to break into industrial water plant in US. Weekend China links.
China’s Collapse Will Be Worse Than Soviet Union, Xinhua Says
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
June 14, 2013
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
There is a crucial difference between Sunnylands and US-USSR summits: China and the US are in constant contact.
The Elusive Reagan-Gorbachev Summit Standard
When the Cold War Almost Went Nuclear
May 22, 2013
When the Cold War Almost Went Nuclear
Soviet leaders once almost mistook an exercise for an attack. Could China have similar misperceptions?
When the Cold War Almost Went Nuclear
The Cold War Meets Taiwan
February 28, 2013
The Cold War Meets Taiwan
“China resembles the Soviet Union of old in its approach to cross-strait relations.”
The Cold War Meets Taiwan
China's Soviet Lessons
February 16, 2013
China's Soviet Lessons
“It was the CPSU (Communist Party of the Soviet Union) that collapsed first.”
China's Soviet Lessons
5 Ways China Could Become a Democracy
February 13, 2013
5 Ways China Could Become a Democracy
Few have seriously thought about the probability and the various plausible scenarios of a regime transition in China — until now.
5 Ways China Could Become a Democracy
A Cold War Solution for the South China Sea?
November 30, 2012
A Cold War Solution for the South China Sea?
Could the 1972 U.S.-Soviet Incidents at Sea (INCSEA) Agreement be a model to reduce tensions?
A Cold War Solution for the South China Sea?
Comparing Chinese Naval Power to the Soviet Navy
November 23, 2012
Comparing Chinese Naval Power to the Soviet Navy
In some respects, China poses a tougher maritime challenge than did the Soviet Union.
Comparing Chinese Naval Power to the Soviet Navy
Planning for China's 'Fall'
November 22, 2012
Planning for China's 'Fall'
Two decades ago the West was surprised by the Soviet Union’s collapse. Michael Auslin presents five trends to watch in China.
Planning for China's 'Fall'
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
November 20, 2012
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
“…the Obama administration should make no reply to China’s military buildup.”
U.S. Foreign Policy: Driven by Fear?
Is China's Communist Party Doomed?
October 01, 2012
Is China's Communist Party Doomed?
Could Beijing’s ruling elite succumb to the same fate as those in the former Soviet Union? Perhaps.
Is China's Communist Party Doomed?
Getting Pacific Russia Right
September 21, 2012
Getting Pacific Russia Right
Some analysts have written off Russia’s claim to being an Asia-Pacific power. They do so at their peril.
Getting Pacific Russia Right
The Forgotten Soviet-Japanese War of 1939
August 28, 2012
The Forgotten Soviet-Japanese War of 1939
From May to September 1939, the USSR and Japan fought an undeclared war involving over 100,000 troops. It may have altered world history.
The Forgotten Soviet-Japanese War of 1939
What China Learned from the Soviet Union's Fall
July 27, 2012
What China Learned from the Soviet Union's Fall
Why the process of assessing blame for the collapse of the USSR is still a hot topic in Beijing
What China Learned from the Soviet Union's Fall
February 28, 2012
Why U.S., China Destined to Clash
Forty years after Nixon’s extraordinary visit to China, a clash of political systems exists that not even shared economic interests can mask.
Why U.S., China Destined to Clash
Spotting Nuclear Weapons Scientists
November 20, 2011
Spotting Nuclear Weapons Scientists
The latest IAEA report on Iran’s nuclear program highlighted the danger of nuclear researchers selling their skills. Can anything be done?
Spotting Nuclear Weapons Scientists
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