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After decades, progress has been limited. Despite China’s commitment to the Silk Road project, it’s not clear that it is going anywhere....(full article)

Arguably the most important climate story in the world right now is the question of what's happening in China. A recent analysis by Greenpeace International found that China's carb...(full article)

The nuclear negotiations between Iran and six world powers are entering their final stage. For months, the two sides have met in various cities to come up with an agreement under w...(full article)

Beginning with the marvelous tales of Marco Polo’s travels across Eurasia to China, the Silk Road has never ceased to entrance the world. Now, the ancient cities of Samarkand...(full article)

Stand-up comedy is catching on in the country, even if people still aren’t quite sure when to laugh....(full article)

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China Learns to Love the Bomb - Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View

“Mad Men” may be over, but no one told Xi Jinping. China’s decision to put multiple warheads into its intercontinental ballistic missiles, an approach traditional...

Indonesia Sinks a Chinese Fishing Vessel - P. Parameswaran, The Diplomat

Jakarta raises the stakes in its war on illegal fishing....

America's China Consensus Implodes - Robert Manning, National Interest

With China challenging the U.S.-led regional framework in Asia, Americans are being forced to reconsider long-standing assumptions....

Beware China's Grand Strategy - Jeff Smith, Foreign Affairs

Last month 57 nations applied to become founding members of China’s newest creation: the Beijing-based Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Ostensibly designed to hel...

Will China Buy the Ships France Built for Russia? - A. Panda, Diplomat

The possibility of China snapping up the Mistrals on the open market will surely spark the same sort of concern in the United States as the prospect of the Russian sale did in earl...

China Buys into Multiple Warheads - New York Times

After exercising restraint in its nuclear weapons program for decades, China has made the poor choice of upgrading its arsenal in a way that raises concerns about its intentions, i...

Iceland's Role in China's Growing Arctic Interest - A. Guschin, Diplomat

China’s efforts in recent years to increase its presence in the Arctic can now be considered to have been a success. Until 2014, observers were surprised by the activities of...

India, China, and a Tibet Caught in the Middle - Ellen Bork, WA Journal

EMITHANG, India — My friends and I had gone as far as we could toward the border with China. We were tracing, in reverse, the Dalai Lama’s path into India from Chinese-...

Desperate Chinese Turn to Mass Suicide - Robert Hunwick, Global Post

The location was chosen for maximum impact: a downtown boulevard, famous for Beijing’s swankiest shops and its plushest hotels. Studded with these symbols of Western capitali...

Worrying Rise of Anti-China Sentiment in U.S. - D. Chen, Diplomat

There is no doubt that U.S.-China relations are entering a new period of tensions given reports that the United States is considering the possibility of sending nava...

Washington Flirts With Disaster in East Asia - Ted Galen Carpenter, TNI

Now is the time for flexible, creative diplomacy focused on protecting America’s core maritime interests, not the territorial ambitions of favored East Asian countries. It m...

Asian Companies Snap Up Italian Assets - A. Goldstein, East Asia Forum

When it comes to Asian companies investing abroad, Italy has traditionally been a rather neglected destination. Asian companies remained spooked by the weakness of the Italian inve...

The Dawn of the Un-American Century - Benny Avni, New York Post

Supposedly “isolated” Russia’s bromance with China flourishes. No wonder: Both countries appreciate power politics and scoff at America’s display of global ...

China Is Destroying the South China Sea - S. Mahanta, Foreign Policy

Beijing’s massive island-building project in the South China Sea is destroying the region's diverse, irreplaceable coral reef ecosystem....

The Obama Doctrine Approaches Asian Shores - F. Al Yafai, The National

It is common to talk of America sailing away from the Gulf. But the hands-off approach that America is pioneering in these last years in the Middle East will also reach Asia – wi...

China Acknowledges an Industrial Woe - Adam Minter, Bloomberg View

A dramatic shift for the Chinese government, which controls much of the steel industry and has a long history, dating back to Mao Zedong, of subsidizing its expansion and bragging ...

No Future for the China-Russia Alliance - James Holmes, RealClearDefense

These are also two powers that take a proprietary view of their surroundings. Robert Kaplan is doubtless correct to maintain that there’s something universal about the thinki...

A Border Town Built for Chinese Vice - Brendon Hong, Narratively

Everywhere in Mong La, it is apparent that the Chinese owned everything. That we are in Myanmar is only an afterthought. The Shan woman is a rarity: a local who doesn’t work ...

Asia's Giants Strive for Closer Ties - Rowan Callick, The Australian

We're going through a purple patch for leaders in the big Asian countries....

The U.S. Economy May Be Leaving China in the Dust - D. Scissors, RCW

There is a debate over which country has the world's largest economy. One side cites gross domestic product adjusted for purchasing power parity and puts China on top, while variou...

Russia and China Are Weak in Similar Ways - Richard Weitz, WPR

The Russian and Chinese governments have also described their WWII-era and current partnership as helping to prevent further military aggression, with the implicit reference being ...

How China Creates Young Criminals - Zhang Ming, Caixin

BEIJING - When Macau authorities recently uncovered a prostitution ring, the most shocking aspect of the case was that its alleged mastermind was a 16-year-old boy. Needless to say...

US Should Push for Freedom in China - Blumenthal & Inboden, W Standard

Nixon and Kissinger’s justly heralded strategic opening to Beijing in 1972 realigned mainland China from a Communist revolutionary adversary to a “normal” authori...

Must the United States Fight China? - Walter Clemens, The Diplomat

Might China and the United States retrace the path taken by Athens and Sparta as they destroyed the glory that was Greece? Will the two great powers of our era fall into what polit...

The U.S. Must Reach Out to China - David Adelman, Wall Street Journal

As America’s ambassador to Singapore in the first Obama term, I proudly served as a foot soldier in the U.S. “pivot” to Asia. Today, as that strategy increasingly...

Can the China-Russia Warmth Last? - Bjorn Duben, The Diplomat

Sino-Russian relations appear to be flourishing. As Moscow has become locked in conflict with the West over the crisis in Ukraine, it has moved closer towards its long-time interna...

Is It Time to Meet China Halfway? - Lyle Goldstein, The Nat'l Interest

Reversing the Escalation Spiral: More than six decades have now passed since young Lieutenant John Yancey of the Seventh Marine Infantry Regiment watched half his platoon mowe...

The Rule of Law Rises in China - Peter Drysdale, East Asia Forum

While the world now appears to accept and acknowledge the campaign to entrench the rule of law in China, many outside (as well as inside) China are still struggling to understand t...

Russia and China, Sitting in a Tree - Matt Schiavenza, The Atlantic

Xi Jinping’s appearance at Vladimir Putin’s side at the Victory Parade in Moscow signifies a deepened relationship based on a common adversary: the United States....

India and China Seek Their Nixon Moment - Economist

Two bold leaders share an interest in at least modestly better relations....

China's Strategy for Self-Defeat Is Working - Gordon Chang, TNI

Why Beijing might want to take some of its own ancient advice....

China Is a Big New Player in the Caucasus - Michael Cecire, The Diplomat

There is perhaps no less comfortable place for a struggling democracy than the blurry space between the hardening frontiers of the liberal democratic West and an increasingly expan...

Moscow Playing Second Fiddle to Beijing - Mark Galeotti, Moscow Times

U.S. President Barack Obama has talked a great deal about a pivot to Asia, but recent news make it look on the surface as if it is Russian President Vladimir Putin who is actually ...

China's Growing Presence in Georgia - Michael Cecire, The Diplomat

There is perhaps no less comfortable place for a struggling democracy than the blurry space between the hardening frontiers of the liberal democratic West and an increasingly expan...

'Chimerica' In Decline - Vasilis Trigkas, The Diplomat

It is not America in decline, but Chimerica, the hybrid phantom state that was to be the acme of market-based integration....

Sri Lanka Looks to the U.S. - Walter Russell Mead, The American Interest

The new government seems to have decided that good relations with China alone aren’t sufficient to get the job done, and is turning to the coalition of countries including th...

'Chimerica' Will Define the World's Future - A. Adebajo, Business Day

As a new world is born out of the ashes of the old, the games that the Great Powers play will shape this evolving order....

The Ominous Return of the 'China Card' in U.S. Politics - P. Harris, TNI

For even though China is not a prospective member of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, this has not stopped proponents and opponents of the deal alike from playing the “China card...

Lobbying for Israel in China - Mohammed Al-Sudairi, The Diplomat

SWU’s outreach into China is but the latest manifestation of a growing decade-long trend in which a network of loosely affiliated pro-Israeli organizations – largely Je...

Why Is China's Navy in the Mediterranean? - N. Feldman, Bloomberg View

Why is China announcing joint naval exercises with Russia in the Mediterranean, so far from home? There’s a global answer connected to the new cool war and China’s inte...

US-Japan Patrols in the South China Sea? - P. Parameswaran, The Diplomat

Over the past few weeks, media reports have suggested that Japan and the United States are considering having the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) and US military conduct joint pat...

A Frosty Future Beckons China and the U.S. - P. Stephens, Financial Times

Washington is giving up on Beijing becoming a stakeholder in the present global order....

China's 'Rent-a-Foreigner' Real Estate Tactic - David Borenstein, NY Times

In China, it’s hard to find a city that has not built ambitious new districts on its rural periphery. But overbuilding has led to ghost towns: Towering rows of luxury apartments ...

China Should Be Scared of Vietnam's New Missiles - F.S. Gady, Diplomat

Hanoi is the first Southeast Asian nation arming its submarines with land attack cruise missiles....

Rethinking America's Nuclear Surrender - Eric McFarland, WSJ

President Dwight Eisenhower’s Cold War “Atoms for Peace” campaign notwithstanding, there has never been any real attempt to allow competitive, innovative, private...

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