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The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for China
June 13, 2018
The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for China
China saw its proposals put in motion and its role highlighted by Trump.
The Trump-Kim Summit: Good News for China
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
June 12, 2018
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
The two summits, occurring almost contemporaneously, invite easy comparisons focused on tone and optics. What about substance?
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
June 08, 2018
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
The 2018 Wuhan meeting cannot reset China-India relations in the way the 1988 Gandhi-Deng summit did.
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
June 07, 2018
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
How economic engagement with North Korea serves China’s broader strategy in Northeast Asia.
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
June 07, 2018
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
The failure of the Bishkek power plant in January has had domestic fallout, but its bilateral dimension could scorch Beijing too.
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
June 06, 2018
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
The emerging U.S.-China trade war will make a China-Russia axis even more likely.
Will Trump Cement the China-Russia Alliance?
China’s Reform and Opening: 40 Years and Counting
June 01, 2018
China’s Reform and Opening: 40 Years and Counting
How far is the Chinese government willing to go in letting go of economic control?
China’s Reform and Opening: 40 Years and Counting
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
May 25, 2018
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
The revived TPP 11 operates as a significant alternative to China's approach, embodied in the Belt and Road Initiative.
TPP’s Regulatory Capitalism and China’s Belt and Road Challenges
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
May 25, 2018
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
The loss of yet another diplomatic ally -- Burkina Faso -- is just the tip of the iceberg.
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
May 23, 2018
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
A former U.S. Pacific Fleet Naval Intelligence chief testifies to Congress on China's maritime ambitions.
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
Scoping Critical Information Infrastructure in China
May 22, 2018
Scoping Critical Information Infrastructure in China
CII is a major policy challenge in implementing Xi Jinping’s cybersecurity strategy.
Scoping Critical Information Infrastructure in China
What Has Karl Marx Ever Done for China?
May 14, 2018
What Has Karl Marx Ever Done for China?
The key to Marx's appeal for modern China lies in his conception of history.
What Has Karl Marx Ever Done for China?
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
May 09, 2018
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
Amid a flurry of Korea-centered diplomacy, Xi and Kim make sure they are still on the same page.
China, North Korea Hold Second Summit
Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?
May 02, 2018
Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?
A look at what would be the ultimate nightmare scenario for Taiwan.
Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
May 02, 2018
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
An interview with Elizabeth Economy, author of The Third Revolution: Xi Jinping and the New Chinese State
Xi Jinping and the Third Chinese Revolution
What's Next for Sino-Indian Ties After Wuhan?
May 01, 2018
What's Next for Sino-Indian Ties After Wuhan?
Don’t call it a reset quite yet.
What's Next for Sino-Indian Ties After Wuhan?
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