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Duterte's China Convergence Continues
April 13, 2018
Duterte's China Convergence Continues
In China, the Philippine leader advances cooperation in the economic, defense, and media sectors.
Duterte's China Convergence Continues
Ring Of Fire: Tremors and Eruptions in the US-China Trade War
April 12, 2018
Ring Of Fire: Tremors and Eruptions in the US-China Trade War
Threats and counterthreats may well produce losers all round.
Ring Of Fire: Tremors and Eruptions in the US-China Trade War
India and China Reduce the Temperature Ahead of High-Level Meetings
April 12, 2018
India and China Reduce the Temperature Ahead of High-Level Meetings
The complex relationship between New Delhi and Beijing is returning to its pre-Doklam equilibrium.
India and China Reduce the Temperature Ahead of High-Level Meetings
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
April 10, 2018
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
This is an apparent concessional response to Trump’s trade policy, even though Beijing won’t admit it.
Chinese President Announces Detailed Plans to Further Open Market
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
April 10, 2018
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
The Chinese president sought to indirectly address concerns in Washington, but his assurances likely won't be sufficient.
Amid a Brewing Trade War, Xi Jinping Addresses the 2018 Boao Forum for Asia: First Takeaways
What Is South Korea’s Vision for the New Northeast Asian Order?
April 09, 2018
What Is South Korea’s Vision for the New Northeast Asian Order?
Kim Yong-jae, from the China-Japan-Korea Trilateral Cooperation Secretariat, reflects on the upcoming flurry of summits.
What Is South Korea’s Vision for the New Northeast Asian Order?
Xiong’an New Area: 1,000 Years of Government Intervention
April 07, 2018
Xiong’an New Area: 1,000 Years of Government Intervention
1,000 years before Xi Jinping proclaimed the Xiong'an New Area, the Northern Song Dynasty turned the area into a swamp.
Xiong’an New Area: 1,000 Years of Government Intervention
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
April 04, 2018
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Discussing one-man rule, the re-Partyization of the bureaucracy, and the end of China's reform era.
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
April 01, 2018
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
The Chinese president’s meeting with Kim Jong-un shows he is still a key player in Korean Peninsula diplomacy.
Xi Jinping Takes Center Stage Ahead of Korean Peninsula Denuclearization Diplomacy
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
March 29, 2018
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
Xi Jinping is poised to take control of the burgeoning "denuclearization" diplomacy in Northeast Asia.
What Trump's Team Need to Know About the Kim-Xi Meeting in Beijing
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
March 29, 2018
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
Beijing and Pyongyang signal a return to a the sort of close relationship enjoyed under previous leaders.
China, North Korea Extol 'Traditional Friendship' After Kim Jong-un's Beijing Visit
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
March 27, 2018
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Chinese leader’s power grab may be undermining his party’s long-term survival strategy.
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
March 19, 2018
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Wang Qishan, Yang Xiaodu, and the prospects for  the next phase of China’s anti-corruption campaign.
The Expected and Unexpected of China's Government Appointments
Kim Jong-un Congratulates Xi Jinping on His Reappointment to a Second Term as China's President
March 19, 2018
Kim Jong-un Congratulates Xi Jinping on His Reappointment to a Second Term as China's President
The North Korean leader congratulates Xi as he enters his second term as China's president.
Kim Jong-un Congratulates Xi Jinping on His Reappointment to a Second Term as China's President
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
March 15, 2018
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
Throughout Chinese history, one-man rule has been the norm. The abolition of presidential term limits should not surprise anyone.
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
March 10, 2018
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
China is not only reviving Mao-era social controls, but augmenting them through cutting-edge technology.
In Xinjiang, China’s 'Neo-Totalitarian' Turn Is Already a Reality
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