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The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
October 02, 2018
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
Neither the United States nor China is winning right now and the trade war will be a long one.
The US-China Trade War Has No Winners—Yet
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
September 26, 2018
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
The decision to deny a port call was announced a day after the U.S. approved a possible arms package for Taiwan.
Amid Growing Bilateral Tensions, China Denies US Port Call Request for Hong Kong
Five Years Later: Reviewing China's Belt and Road Initiative
September 15, 2018
Five Years Later: Reviewing China's Belt and Road Initiative
Is China's Belt and Road Initiative running into growing pains?
Five Years Later: Reviewing China's Belt and Road Initiative
Xi Jinping and China-North Korea Relations
September 08, 2018
Xi Jinping and China-North Korea Relations
Xi Jinping is putting his stamp on all levels of the Chinese-North Korean relationship.
Xi Jinping and China-North Korea Relations
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
September 06, 2018
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
A new U.S. Department of Defense report describes trends in Chinese military modernization.
The Linkages Between China's Global Military Ambitions and the Belt and Road Initiative
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
September 05, 2018
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
Slight shifts in focus reveal China's attempts to shed accusations of “neocolonialism” once and for all.
FOCAC 2018: Rebranding China in Africa
On the Couch in Beidaihe: The Political Psychology of China’s President Xi Jinping
August 21, 2018
On the Couch in Beidaihe: The Political Psychology of China’s President Xi Jinping
Insights from Dr. Kenneth Dekleva.
On the Couch in Beidaihe: The Political Psychology of China’s President Xi Jinping
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
August 14, 2018
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
China's institutional infrastructure is weaker than it might appear at first glance.
Why Xi Jinping Thought Is a Threat to China's Future
Did the Obama-Xi Cyber Agreement Work?
August 11, 2018
Did the Obama-Xi Cyber Agreement Work?
How does the 2015 agreement between the U.S. and China on cyber activities hold up?
Did the Obama-Xi Cyber Agreement Work?
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
August 10, 2018
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
China’s state media has repeatedly called for national confidence amid rumors that Xi would face criticism at the meeting.
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
August 09, 2018
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
China’s foreign affairs expenditures, while still far below those of the US or Germany, are growing with unprecedented speed.
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
Navigating Asia’s Stormy Seas: Regional Perspectives on US-China Competition
August 07, 2018
Navigating Asia’s Stormy Seas: Regional Perspectives on US-China Competition
In an era of uncertainty, countries across the region are carefully balancing relations with Washington and Beijing.
Navigating Asia’s Stormy Seas: Regional Perspectives on US-China Competition
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
August 02, 2018
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
Problems abound, from closing down PLA businesses to taking care of veterans.
Army Day in China Exposes Xi Jinping’s PLA Challenges
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
August 01, 2018
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
How has Xi Jinping remade China's foreign policy apparatus?
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
July 23, 2018
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
Xi's dominance means he gets all the praise when things go right -- and all the blame when they don't.
Xi and the Trade War: The Curse of the Strong Leader
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
July 21, 2018
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
The UAE's enthusiastic welcome of Xi came alongside new deals.
China, UAE Upgrade Partnership During Xi's Visit
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