August 23, 2014

China's Five Military Game Changers

Robert Farley, The National Interest

The Associated Press

Beijing's military prowess grows with each passing day. Should Washington be concerned?

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August 18, 2014
Chinese Pilots Fly at Russia's Top Gun
Thomas Newdick, War Is Boring
Chinese and Russian fighter pilots have been testing their skills in an unprecedented series of maneuvers in southeast Russia. Some observers have billed the Aviadarts exercise as a Russian Top Gun—a reference to the U.S.... more ››
August 18, 2014
Five Reasons the U.S. Can't Beat China in Africa
Zachary Keck, TNI
Earlier this month, President Barack Obama convened nearly fifty African heads of state in Washington, DC for the first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit. As the largest event ever held between a U.S. president and African heads... more ››
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Can China and Vatican Overcome Differences?
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Can China and the Vatican come to a compromise that allows for formal diplomatic relations? more ››
August 18, 2014
Taiwan's Identity Crisis
Jonathan Sullivan, National Interest
The conundrum for the DPP is that the Taiwanese identity that has been trampled on and discarded under Ma is both a trump card and a liability. more ››
August 16, 2014
Obama's China Strategy Is Doomed
Ted Galen Carpenter, National Interest
As Beijing’s power grows, it will become more and more difficult for Washington to continue its strategy of trying to enjoy the fruits of all possible approaches to dealing with that country. There could be other options. more ››