August 28, 2014

Beijing's Booming Population Risks Instability

Clint Richards, The Diplomat


Pollution and rapidly increasing rural migrants could quickly outstrip Beijing’s ability to cope.

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TAGGED: China, Beijing


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 ››
August 16, 2014
The Great Chinese Exodus
Andrew Browne, Wall Street Journal
Today, China's borders are wide open. Almost anybody who wants a passport can get one. And Chinese nationals are leaving in vast waves: Last year, more than 100 million outbound travelers crossed the frontiers. Most are tourists... more ››
August 15, 2014
Can Asia's 'Middle Powers' Create Stability?
Mohan & Medcalf, TNI
In a changing Asia, not even steadfast allies like Australia can afford to put all their eggs in the alliance basket. Thus in a new research paper, we argued that it is time for new and creative ways to deal with Asia’s ... more ››
August 15, 2014
Asia Lessons from Ford and Kissinger
Andrew Gawthorpe, The Diplomat
Obama is not the first president to face these problems – aggressive adversaries, nervous allies, and a U.S. public deeply unwilling to make the commitments necessary to reassure those allies – in the Asia-Pacific. A look... 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 ››