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Can China and Russia Cash in on Their 'Best Period' of Relations?
June 06, 2019
Can China and Russia Cash in on Their 'Best Period' of Relations?
Despite strategic convergence, and a public bromance between Putin and Xi, China-Russia economic relations remain underdeveloped.
Can China and Russia Cash in on Their 'Best Period' of Relations?
Understanding China’s Vision of Victory
May 26, 2019
Understanding China’s Vision of Victory
Jonathan Ward describes the conditions that China’s leaders seek to create in the Asia-Pacific by 2049.
Understanding China’s Vision of Victory
3 Ways China Can Make the Belt and Road Initiative More Successful
May 21, 2019
3 Ways China Can Make the Belt and Road Initiative More Successful
China's BRI can be more successful if it prioritizes these three measures.
3 Ways China Can Make the Belt and Road Initiative More Successful
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
May 20, 2019
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
Race and civilization are the wrong framing for the U.S.-China competition.
A Civilizational Clash Isn’t the Way to Frame US Competition With China
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
May 16, 2019
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
Yang Jiechi is set to travel to Japan this week, the latest high-level exchange in the thawed relationship.
China and Japan’s Rapprochement Continues – For Now
How Trump and Xi Will Shape US-China Relations
May 13, 2019
How Trump and Xi Will Shape US-China Relations
A look at what the two leaders have in common -- and where they differ.
How Trump and Xi Will Shape US-China Relations
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
May 04, 2019
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
The second Belt and Road Forum took place in a more challenging environment than the first.
What Does the Second Belt and Road Forum Say About the Health of China’s Initiative?
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
May 02, 2019
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
At a commemoration of the 1919 May Fourth Movement, Xi says China's young should be grateful to the Communist Party.
Xi Repeatedly Urges China’s Youth to Follow the CCP
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
April 30, 2019
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
One-person leadership is not just a Chinese characteristic.
What Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, and Theresa May Have in Common
China Urges Closer Naval Ties Amid Regional Tensions
April 25, 2019
China Urges Closer Naval Ties Amid Regional Tensions
Chinese President Xi Jinping urged closer ties among the world's navies this week.
China Urges Closer Naval Ties Amid Regional Tensions
The US Is Pushing Back Against China. What Happens If We Succeed?
April 19, 2019
The US Is Pushing Back Against China. What Happens If We Succeed?
Those hoping for the collapse of China’s communist government need to think seriously about what the consequences would be.
The US Is Pushing Back Against China. What Happens If We Succeed?
Will Xi Jinping Visit North Korea This Year?
April 17, 2019
Will Xi Jinping Visit North Korea This Year?
Whatever Xi decides, it will tell us a lot about the state of both China-North Korea and China-U.S. relations.
Will Xi Jinping Visit North Korea This Year?
Are the European Union and China Systemic Rivals?
April 08, 2019
Are the European Union and China Systemic Rivals?
They need not be, but competition is on the rise between them.
Are the European Union and China Systemic Rivals?
Vatican Renews Overtures to China Ahead of Xi’s Italy Visit
March 21, 2019
Vatican Renews Overtures to China Ahead of Xi’s Italy Visit
After a breakthrough in China-Vatican relations, speculation is mounting that Xi will meet Pope Francis this week.
Vatican Renews Overtures to China Ahead of Xi’s Italy Visit
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
March 17, 2019
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
Growth in military budget may have slowed slightly, but funding leaves plenty of room for the vital job of developing personnel.
From Hardware to Software: China’s 2019 Military Budget and Priorities
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
March 16, 2019
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
The relative sizes of the Chinese and U.S. economies are close to that of the Japanese and U.S. economies in the interwar period.
The Relationship Between the Size of China’s Economy and Its Military Posture
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