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The Trump Administration's National Security and National Defense Strategies Reveal a Change in Mindset Toward China
January 26, 2018
The Trump Administration's National Security and National Defense Strategies Reveal a Change in Mindset Toward China
Competition is going to be fierce, but conflict is still less likely and manageable.
The Trump Administration's National Security and National Defense Strategies Reveal a Change in Mindset Toward China
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
December 19, 2017
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
The administration could be courting disaster if it relies too heavily on a punitive approach against Beijing.
Trump's Coming Trade War With China
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
November 15, 2017
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
How did Trump’s first-ever presidential trip to China, Vietnam, and the Philippines wrap up?
Tracking Trump's First Trip to Asia, Part 2: China, Vietnam, APEC, Philippines, ASEAN, EAS, and the 'Quad'
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
November 10, 2017
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
China seems to have won a big diplomatic victory bilaterally, and even domestically and internationally.
Trump in Asia: Did China Win?
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
November 06, 2017
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
A China specialist and a military strategist discuss The PLA’s emerging command structure.
US Combatant Commands With Chinese Flare: The PLA’s New Joint Command Structure
Trump Goes to Asia: What's on the Line?
October 03, 2017
Trump Goes to Asia: What's on the Line?
Donald Trump's first trip to Asia won't be a walk in the park.
Trump Goes to Asia: What's on the Line?
While in Hong Kong, Steve Bannon Changes His Tone on China
September 13, 2017
While in Hong Kong, Steve Bannon Changes His Tone on China
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon visited Hong Kong and praised China's president.
While in Hong Kong, Steve Bannon Changes His Tone on China
How Did China React to New US Sanctions on Chinese-Owned Enterprises?
August 24, 2017
How Did China React to New US Sanctions on Chinese-Owned Enterprises?
The U.S. launched a new round of sanctions against Chinese enterprises and individuals with North Korea’s ties.
How Did China React to New US Sanctions on Chinese-Owned Enterprises?
Why Will China Be Happy to See Steve Bannon Leave the White House?
August 19, 2017
Why Will China Be Happy to See Steve Bannon Leave the White House?
Beijing didn't like Bannon's tough talk on China trade, which came out prominently in a recent interview.
Why Will China Be Happy to See Steve Bannon Leave the White House?
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
August 16, 2017
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
Despite friction elsewhere, in the War on Drugs Beijing and Washington are on the same side.
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
July 03, 2017
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
Just 39 days after a first operation, the Trump administration authorizes a second FONOP in the South China Sea.
US Navy Destroyer Conducts Freedom of Navigation Operation Near China-Held Island
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
June 29, 2017
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
The Modi-Trump joint statement includes a curious paragraph. What does it mean?
A US-India Consensus on China's Belt and Road?
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
June 20, 2017
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
The first of a series of exercises kicked off this week.
Military Drills Put Russia-China Ties in the Spotlight
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
June 01, 2017
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
A look ahead at Asia’s premier annual security dialogue that kicks off this weekend in Singapore.
What to Expect From the 2017 Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
April 24, 2017
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
American actions in the region could be viewed as a “threat or use of force.”
Do US Actions in the South China Sea Violate International Law?
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
March 29, 2017
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
Though the competition between the three actors is likely to remain, they can also move forward with collaboration in four specific areas.
Finding Common Ground Between US, Japan, and China in Southeast Asia
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