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China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
July 13, 2018
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
The solution involves realistic goals, trust building, and the willingness to walk away.
China Is Standing in the Way of North Korea Negotiations
China’s Peaceful Modernization Does Not Mean Westernization
June 26, 2018
China’s Peaceful Modernization Does Not Mean Westernization
What U.S. officials get wrong about China's rise.
China’s Peaceful Modernization Does Not Mean Westernization
China’s Second Century of Humiliation
June 25, 2018
China’s Second Century of Humiliation
The conduct of Xi Jinping and the CCP will ultimately bring China a new century of shame.
China’s Second Century of Humiliation
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
June 25, 2018
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
Xi Jinping Thought has been established as the fundamental guideline for China’s foreign policy.
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
June 19, 2018
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
The North Korea leader will likely brief Chinese President Xi Jinping on the outcomes of the June 12 summit in Singapore.
Kim Jong Un to Make Third Trip to China, One Week After Singapore Summit With Trump
Putin on the Ritz in China
June 18, 2018
Putin on the Ritz in China
A peek under the glitz of Russian-Chinese bonhomie.
Putin on the Ritz in China
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
June 14, 2018
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
There is no longer any reason for China to acknowledge the diplomatic fig leaf of Xi Jinping’s “militarization” assurance.
China’s New Missiles in the Spratlys May be a Turning Point
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
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