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Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
November 20, 2018
Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
A difference in diplomatic styles between the United States and China has mattered a great deal.
Why the US and China Can’t Get to Yes (Even When They Could)
US-China Cooperation: The Shadow of Legitimacy
November 17, 2018
US-China Cooperation: The Shadow of Legitimacy
Washington’s refusal to accept the Chinese one-party state’s legitimacy represents a fundamental roadblock for future cooperation.
US-China Cooperation: The Shadow of Legitimacy
Vietnam's Communist Chief Is No Xi Jinping
November 16, 2018
Vietnam's Communist Chief Is No Xi Jinping
Misguided comparisons rest on a fundamental misunderstanding of the capabilities and limits of the Vietnamese Communist Party chief.
Vietnam's Communist Chief Is No Xi Jinping
Chinese Nationalism: The Dog That Barks in the Night
November 16, 2018
Chinese Nationalism: The Dog That Barks in the Night
Chinese nationalism is often talked about as dangerous. But what, exactly, is the threat?
Chinese Nationalism: The Dog That Barks in the Night
Why Didn’t China Honor Its World War I Dead?
November 15, 2018
Why Didn’t China Honor Its World War I Dead?
Skipping the Armistice Day ceremonies in Paris was a missed opportunity for Xi Jinping.
Why Didn’t China Honor Its World War I Dead?
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
November 10, 2018
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
There may be brief respite for Beijing, but long-term competition isn't going anywhere.
For China, How Much Will the Outcome of the US Mid-Term Elections Matter?
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
November 07, 2018
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
There are hopeful signs on several fronts, from trade issues to security ties.
Is a Thaw Coming in US-China Relations?
China Opens First Import Expo With Veiled Warning to Trump
November 06, 2018
China Opens First Import Expo With Veiled Warning to Trump
Globalization cannot be stopped by anyone, Xi warned as he welcomed other countries to boost exports to China.
China Opens First Import Expo With Veiled Warning to Trump
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
November 01, 2018
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
Could an anti-corruption mission provide the common ground Trump and Xi need to break the trade deadlock?
The Common Goal of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping: ‘Drain The Swamp’
Does China Still Want to Be a Global Environmental Leader?
October 27, 2018
Does China Still Want to Be a Global Environmental Leader?
Amid tensions with the United States, there are dark clouds ahead of China’s climate agenda.
Does China Still Want to Be a Global Environmental Leader?
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
October 26, 2018
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
Shinzo Abe's long-awaited trip to China brought a raft of deals, but no major breakthroughs.
Abe Wants 'New Era' in China-Japan Relations
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
October 24, 2018
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
Abe plans to end Japan’s official development aid to China and sign business deals with Beijing.
Amid US-China Tensions, Xi and Abe to Meet in Beijing
Why Did Xi Jinping Visit Manchuria?
October 19, 2018
Why Did Xi Jinping Visit Manchuria?
The region is both central to Chinese history and all-too-often overlooked by Chinese governments.
Why Did Xi Jinping Visit Manchuria?
Are the United States and China Really Entering a ‘New Cold War’?
October 18, 2018
Are the United States and China Really Entering a ‘New Cold War’?
Is the Trump administration kicking off a protracted era of U.S.-China confrontation?
Are the United States and China Really Entering a ‘New Cold War’?
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
October 16, 2018
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
While New Delhi’s desire to cultivate closer defense ties with Tokyo is clear, its overall strategic approach is much less so.
Japan-India Maritime Exercise 2018: Operational Clarity, Strategic Confusion?
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
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