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When it comes to the international system, realists believe that changing distributions of power are dangerous. The territorial boundaries, spheres of influence, and international ...(full article)

This month’s plague occurrence isn’t the first time in recent history that China’s put in place quarantine measures to prevent a potential spread of the plague. In 2009, thre...(full article)

Rarely has an acronym led such a charmed life as BRICS. Casually invented by former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. economist and Bloomberg View columnist Jim O'Neill to label emerging ma...(full article)

Democrats in Hong Kong and the Chinese government are at odds. If Beijing is not careful, there could be street violence and serious consequences for China's international relation...(full article)

If China is the future of the global economy, why do rich Chinese want to get their money out?...(full article)

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China Builds a Spiffy Police State in Tibet - Max Boot, Weekly Standard

China’s imposition of authority is not subtle. Red Chinese flags fly everywhere—even (or especially) from the Potala Palace overlooking Lhasa, where generations of dala...

China Flexes Muscles in Latin America - Andres Oppenheimer, Miami H'ld

The big news about Xi’s visit to Latin America was not the economic projects he announced — they may or may not happen and will be affected by the slower growth in all emerging...

A Saudi Test for China's Global Ambitions - Jasper Wong, The Interpreter

China will find itself in ever stickier situations as it stakes its interests in other parts of the world and discovers that its traditionally held principles will require an overh...

China's Goals in South America - Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat

China’s main goals in South America are economic, but it also hopes to win public and political support....

What to Fear if China Crashes - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

Few moments in modern financial history were scarier than the week of Sept. 15, 2008, when first Lehman Brothers and then American International Group collapsed. Who could forget t...

China's Ultimate Weapons: History & Nationalism - Ted Carpenter, TNI

Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent trip to South Korea was a crucial event that has not received all of the attention it deserves. Two major motives for that trip are apparent. ...

Inside a Beijing Interrogation Room - Murong Xuecun, New York Times

Chinese writers like me often face difficult choices. What should we do when friends are arrested for no good reason? Keep our mouths closed? Should we speak out in protest and ris...

Abe Is Not Trying to Build a New Empire - Michael Auslin, Foreign Policy

Besides, do you really fear a strong, democratic Japan more than a strong, authoritarian China?...

Why China and Japan Could Fight - Hugh White, The National Interest

China’s primary aim is to strengthen its leadership in Asia and undermine America’s. The best way to do that without confronting America too directly is to weaken the a...

The World Welcomes Its New Chinese Overlords - Joshua Keating, Slate

65 percent of people in 43 countries still have a positive opinion of the U.S., basically unchanged since last year. President Obama has a 56 percent approval rating abroad, sign...

Why We Make More Mistakes Than China - Dingding Chen, The Diplomat

As the competition between China and the United States intensifies, an interesting question is who is going to make more strategic mistakes or be more likely to make grave strate...

Asian Nations Fear War with China - David Stout, Time

China’s neighbors fear the worst is yet to come. Strong-arm tactics and tough talk coming from Beijing in the past year have succeeded in convincing neighboring countries that ...

Still at Odds with China - New York Times

For more than a decade, the United States has been watching nervously to see how China would choose to wield its formidable and growing economic, political and military powers. The...

Why Defending Taiwan Is Illegal - Julian Ku, The Diplomat

Under black-letter international law, Japan cannot use military force in Taiwan absent China’s consent, even if the Taiwan government requests its assistance. Why? Because t...

China Hackers Seek Key Data on U.S. Workers - Schmidt, et al., NY Times

Chinese hackers in March broke into the computer networks of the United States government agency that houses the personal information of all federal employees, according to senior ...

Abe Pushing Beijing, Seoul Together - Japan Times

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s decision to hold a summit with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in Seoul without first visiting Pyonyang reflects the rapidly declining relatio...

Will U.S. Create a Russia-China Alliance? - Andranik Migranyan, TNI

"It is entirely possible that increasing U.S. sanctions on Russia and attempts to contain China will push the two countries into a full-blown alliance."...

Is New China the Old Japan? - Curtis Chin, Asia Times

As the sixth meeting of the US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED) takes place July 9-10 in Beijing, with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Treasury Secretary Jacob...

China's Changing Position on Japan's History - Zachary Keck, Diplomat

In recent years, China has significantly hardened its stance on Japan acknowledging its imperial past. Why?...

China Just Gave Obama a Second Chance - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

Xi's overbearing ways are giving Obama a second wind in Asia. Question is, will the U.S. president take advantage of it?...

Is Beijing Ready for Another Olympics? - Adam Minter, Bloomberg

On the evening that Beijing earned the right to host the 2008 Summer Olympics, the city celebrated into the night. It was July 2001, and China was beginning an extraordinary dec...

Can Beijing & Seoul Become Strategic Partners? - Scott Snyder, Diplomat

China’s President Xi Jinping will complete an exchange of state visits with South Korean President Park Geun-hye in the space of a little less than a year. This is a remarkable...

Beijing Is Threatening Its Golden Goose - Jonathan Fenby, Financial Times

Hong Kong regards itself as different. Polls show most residents think of themselves as “Hong Kong Chinese” rather than simply “Chinese”. They believe that ...

Japan & China Vie for 21st Century Dominance - Patrick Smith, Fisc. Times

A specter haunts the great powers of East Asia. It is the specter of ethnic chauvinism and a recrudescent nationalism one would have thought a thing of the past. With this comes th...

Asia's Military Revolution - Yoon Young-Kwan, Project Syndicate

A vast revolution in military affairs is taking place across East Asia. The latest signs are Chinese President Xi Jinping’s purge of General Xu Caihou, an ex-Politburo member...

China's Super Rich Party Elite Don't Give a F*ck - Jamie Fullerton, Vice

Tell a young person from Shanghai that you're going clubbing and it’s unlikely they’ll picture a night devoted to £1.50 drinks deals, pubs that smell of sick and ...

Balancing China and the U.S. - JoongAng Daily

Chinese President Xi Jinping arrived in Seoul accompanied by an entourage with many top corporate executives for a milestone-setting two-day state visit to South Korea. Never has a...

China's Dangerous Taiwan Gambit - Gordon Chang, The National Interest

Chinese officials cannot acknowledge that their views about what they call “reunification”—and what the Taiwanese term “unification” as their state has never been part of...

Dollars Trump Democracy in China - Harold Meyerson, Washington Post

For years, American businesses argued that bringing capitalism to China would transform that nation into a democracy. In fact, it seems to have had the opposite effect: U.S. and ot...

U.S. Must Defend Democracy in Hong Kong - Ellen Bork, RealClearWorld

Seventeen years after its return to communist Chinese rule, the battle over democracy in Hong Kong has once again heated up. Unfortunately, the U.S. -- which in 1997 promised to de...

China Won't Be a Different Kind of Global Power - Zachary Keck, Diplomat

Even if China didn’t have such a long history of regional hegemony, it would still have a future of one assuming its impressive rise continues to outmatch the growth experien...

7 Ideas You Can't Hold in Today's China - Leslie Lenkowsky, W'kly Standard

Document Number 9 dismisses “promoting civil society” as based on the idea that “in the social sphere, individual rights are paramount and ought to be immune to obstruction b...

Purge Displays Chinese Leader's Ambition - Gillian Wong, Associated Press

The ouster of one of China's top military figures reflects Communist Party leader Xi Jinping's determination to impose his personal authority far more ambitiously than his recent p...

Rise of the Revisionist Powers - Gideon Rachman, Financial Times

China is likely to emerge the challenger to the US-dominated global system...

Jamaica Selling Out Its Paradise to China - Wendy Townsend, CNN

The Jamaican government is preparing to sell the Goat Islands to the China Harbour Engineering Co. to build a megafreighter seaport and industrial park. China Harbour is part of a ...

China Undermines Its Own Interests in Hong Kong - Kelly McParland, NP

By controlling who gets on the ballot, Beijing can keep its promise of universal suffrage without risking that voters might actually select someone it considers unsatisfactory. ...

Europe Torn Apart in the Asian Century? - Jan Techau, Carnegie Europe

For large parts of history, Europe was the dominating power in international politics. Since World War II, most of Europe has continued in that role as part of the U.S.-led Western...

Shanghai: A Great Jewish City - J. Gewirtz & J. McAuley, New Republic

As early as 1845, when Shanghai was forcibly opened to foreign trade under the unequal treaties that concluded the Opium Wars, a network of prominent Sephardic Jewish merchant fami...

China's Presidential Spin Doctor - Johnny Erling, Die Welt

An American diplomat once compared the role of the trim Chinese adviser to that of two heavyweight presidential advisors. Wang, he said, was Karl Rove and Henry Kissinger rolled in...

China Plays Good-Cop-Bad-Cop with Japan - Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat

As Clint reported earlier today, Shinzo Abe’s LDP has succeeded in reaching an agreement with New Komeito to lift the ban on Japan’s ability to engage in collective self-def...

Why U.S. Military Dominance Is Fading - Mackenzie Eaglen, Nat'l Interest

It is often said Congress hates to cut or cancel weapons systems, usually for reasons relating to jobs and elections back home. But the record shows that Congress is much more l...

The Closing of the Chinese Mind - James Holmes, The Diplomat

China’s new ideological control measures are a major strategic blunder....

The Illusion of Chinese Power - David Shambaugh, The National Interest

The belief that China is a global power is widespread, understandable, and wrong....

Hong Kong's Democratic 'Farce' - Japan Times

The slogan “One country, two systems,” which is supposed to describe the relationship between the Chinese mainland and the capitalist enclave of Hong Kong, has been the...

Why Hong Kong Is Thumbing Its Nose at China - BBC News

Hundreds of thousands in Hong Kong are voting in an unofficial referendum on the city's democratic development, which is not recognised by the local or Chinese governments. The BBC...

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