In The Sansha Garrison: China's Deliberate Escalation in the South China Sea, CNAS Fellow Oriana Skylar Mastro argues that China is conducting a coordinated and deliberate campaign of coercive diplomacy in the South China Sea.... more ››
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was in a philosophical frame of mind on Wednesday as she surveyed the impasse between the United States and China on a daunting range of issues. “Our two nations,” she said, “are... more ››
Chinese leader-in-waiting Xi Jinping snubbed visiting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and China made a harsh rebuff to soft US criticism on the Syrian crisis, all of which underlines China's increasingly assertive stance... more ››
The South China Sea is often presented as one of the world’s thorniest territorial disputes. A group of objective, completely disinterested observers, however, would likely find this characterization peculiar. Indeed, to... more ››
The United States is suddenly competing for influence over its most stalwart ally in the Middle East.
Newly elected Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, charting a fresh course for the country both at home and abroad, chose Beijing... more ››