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China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
September 05, 2015
China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
Despite the questions surrounding their economic relationship, Putin and Xi put on a show of solidarity in Beijing.
China, Russia Hold Partnership Firm Amid Shaky Economics
South Korea's President and China's Military Parade
September 03, 2015
South Korea's President and China's Military Parade
Park's talk with Xi focused on North Korea, but historical issues played a major role as well.
South Korea's President and China's Military Parade
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
September 03, 2015
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
The military parade on September 3 was President Xi Jinping's coming-out party. What messages did he send?
3 Takeaways From China's Military Parade
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
September 03, 2015
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
The Chinese president engaged in anti-Japanese rhetoric in a speech commemorating the end of the Second World War.
Beijing: Xi Jinping Slams Japanese Aggression in Military Parade Speech
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
September 03, 2015
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
Beijing announced cuts of 300,000 troops while parading some of the deadliest missiles in the PLA's arsenal.
Here's What You Need to Know About China’s Grand Military Parade
Former KMT Chairman Meets China's President Ahead of WW2 Anniversary Parade
September 03, 2015
Former KMT Chairman Meets China's President Ahead of WW2 Anniversary Parade
Lien Chan's presence at China's military parade complicates things for Taiwan's government.
Former KMT Chairman Meets China's President Ahead of WW2 Anniversary Parade
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
September 01, 2015
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
Beijing threatens that violators of the guidelines will "be dealt with seriously."
Revealed: China’s Secret Censorship Instructions for Its Military Parade
What Is Beijing Doing to Prepare for the Military Parade?
September 01, 2015
What Is Beijing Doing to Prepare for the Military Parade?
From subway shut-downs to trained monkeys, the city is doing everything to make sure the parade is flawless.
What Is Beijing Doing to Prepare for the Military Parade?
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
September 01, 2015
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
Richard Bush on China-Japan relations since their top leaders shook hands in November 2014.
China-Japan Relations: Has the Ice Stayed Broken?
China Denies Sending Additional Troops to North Korean Border
August 28, 2015
China Denies Sending Additional Troops to North Korean Border
Plus, a bullish view on China's economy and Taiwan snubbing China's military parade. Friday China links.
China Denies Sending Additional Troops to North Korean Border
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
August 26, 2015
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Countries in Africa, Central Asia, and Eastern Europe will be well-represented. Not so much Western Europe and the U.S.
30 Heads of State Will Watch China’s Military Parade Next Week
Will China Take Over US Military Facility in Djibouti?
August 21, 2015
Will China Take Over US Military Facility in Djibouti?
Plus WWII anniversary celebrations and China's intelligence ops. China links.
Will China Take Over US Military Facility in Djibouti?
How to Read the Abe Statement
August 20, 2015
How to Read the Abe Statement
How to evaluate Abe's August 15 statement on the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II.
How to Read the Abe Statement
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
August 20, 2015
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
Confirmed: South Korea's President Will Attend China's WW2 Anniversary Celebrations
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
August 19, 2015
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
Japan's Emperor Akihito appears to be determined to remind his people of the horrors of World War II.
How Japan's Emperor (Subtly) Criticized Shinzo Abe
What Countries Will March in China's WW2 Anniversary Military Parade?
August 18, 2015
What Countries Will March in China's WW2 Anniversary Military Parade?
Foreign troops have already started arriving in Beijing for the September 3 parade.
What Countries Will March in China's WW2 Anniversary Military Parade?
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