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China's Quiet Sexual Revolution

Alexandria Icenhower, Brookings

China Builds Facts on the Water

Rick Gladstone & David Sanger, NY Times

The United States slapped a visa ban on Narendra Modi and kept it in place for nine years. So how to overcome this awkward fact once he was elected Prime Minister of India last ye...(full article)

The tiny African state of Djibouti is increasingly touted as the unsung hero of America's ongoing war against terror and piracy. Despite a recent closure, brief but worrying, of th...(full article)

After four disappointing years, Chinese economists have realized that slowing GDP growth — from a post-crisis peak of 12.8 percent in 2010 to about 7 percent today — is...(full article)

Two decades ago, Hillary Clinton delivered a speech in Beijing that inspired feminists around the world, declaring “women’s rights are human rights.” Since that d...(full article)

WASHINGTON — The clusters of Chinese vessels busily dredge white sand and pump it onto partly submerged coral, aptly named Mischief Reef, transforming it into an island....(full article)

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How Not to Deal with China - Bloomberg View

China's creation of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank and the bungled U.S. response have given Beijing a nice diplomatic win. Not hugely consequential in itself, the episode...

China's First Daughter's American Education - Evan Osnos, New Yorker

On a sunny morning last May, a member of Harvard’s graduating class received her diploma and prepared to depart from campus as quietly as she had arrived. Xi Mingze—the...

Europe's Weakness Revealed in Relationship With China - C. Crook, BV

Earlier this week Larry Summers said he could "think of no event since Bretton Woods comparable to the combination of China's effort to establish a major new institution and the fa...

How to Get Around Censors in China - Heather Timmons, The Atlantic

The New York Times has an aggressive strategy to deliver its English- and Chinese-language websites to mainland China....

A Changing World Order? - Wyne et al, New York Times

Last week, Australia became the latest American ally to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, reversing an earlier rejection of membership that was made under pr...

New Political Realities in Mideast, Central Asia - F. Sisci, Asia Times

America’s nuclear deal with Iran creates a new political dimension in the Middle East and Central Asia. It’s important for the moment to focus on the general security p...

Ukraine and the Russia-China Axis - James D.J. Brown, The Diplomat

Current U.S. policy on the Ukraine crisis is driving Russia into China’s embrace....

Forget Iran. The Real Nuclear Threat Lies East - D. Brewster, Interpreter

While the world focuses on the dangers that a nuclear-armed Iran could present in the Middle East, a potentially more dangerous and unstable nuclear proliferation is occurring in t...

China Divides the West - Volker Stanzel, German Marshall Fund

BERLIN - When the German, French, and Italian ministers of finance announced on March 17 that their three countries would accept a Chinese invitation to become founding members of ...

Factionalism Returns in China - Gordon Chang, World Affairs Journal

On Friday, the Asahi Shimbun, a Tokyo newspaper, suggested that Chinese ruler Xi Jinping was building a “Zhejiang faction” by promoting longtime acquaintances, some fro...

Blasting China's 'Great Wall of Sand' - P. Parameswaran, The Diplomat

In a direct public criticism of Chinese land reclamation in features in the South China Sea, America’s top Pacific commander accused Beijing of building a “great wall o...

How Lee Told Nixon to Embrace China - Tom Switzer, American Interest

Nixon changed his thinking on Communist China before he was elected in November 1968, and it was Singapore’s Lee, as well as France’s Charles de Gaulle, West Germany&rs...

Tell Me How This Ends Well - Thomas Friedman, New York Times

I’ve been in China for the last week. It’s always instructive to see how the world looks from the Middle Kingdom. Sometimes the best insights come from just reading the local p...

How India Can Surpass China in Sri Lanka - N. Samaranayake, Diplomat

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Sri Lanka highlights New Delhi’s reawakening to the strategic position that Sri Lanka holds in India’s neighb...

End of CCP Rule, or Start of a Chinese Dynasty? - Bo Zhiyue, The Diplomat

Ever since the publication of David Shambaugh’s controversial essay “The Coming Chinese Crackup” on March 6, 2015, China scholars have been debating the demise of...

China's Never-Ending War on Pollution - G. Chang, World Affairs Journal

On Monday, the Beijing municipal government announced it would close the last of its major coal-fired generating stations. By next year, China Huaneng Group’s 845-megawatt pl...

What Will Xi do Next in the South China Sea? - New America Foundation

The South China Sea, a small part of the ocean is causing a big international dispute. The region is situated in the middle of vital shipping routs, and some estimates say that the...

China' Credit Overdose - Zhang Jun, Project Syndicate

SHANGHAI – The days of double-digit economic growth in China are over. Indeed, the annual growth rate, which has been lingering at about 7.5% since 2012, is predicted to fall...

China's Foreign Policy Comes of Age - Andrew Small, New York Times

WASHINGTON — China’s public offer to mediate peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government marks a notable departure in Chinese foreign policy. It is the fi...

China's Fear of Women with Pamphlets - New York Times

China’s growing crackdown on political dissent is stirring global protests and demands for the release of five women’s rights advocates arrested this month as they soug...

A Splintered West Mishandles China's Rise - P. Stephens, Financial Times

British opportunism met with US fumbling....

Of Catfish Wars and Shooting Wars - Roger Cohen, New York Times

The wars over, the Vietnamese did not want to dwell on them. They wanted to sow seeds of commerce rather than grievance. Asia could offer this lesson to other parts of the world wh...

China's Interest in Greenland's Mines - Jichang Lulu, China Policy Institute

Chinese mining in Greenland has triggered a political crisis and a good deal of geopolitical speculation, complete with indignant responses from the Chinese government and state-ow...

Chinese Grannies: We Can Dance if We Want to - Matt Sheehan, HuffPo

BEIJING -- Chinese sports officials found themselves on the defensive Wednesday, backpedaling in the wake of explosive allegations that the government was cracking down on the most...

China's Scrappiest Foe - Kyle Mizokami, The Week

For the fifth time in 100 years, Vietnam is facing the prospect of being involved in a war with a larger, more powerful country. The country that took on the Central Powers, Japan,...

A Chinese Naval Base in the South Atlantic? - Robert C. O'Brien, RCDefense

I recently returned from Walvis Bay, Namibia, the country's sole deep water port and former South Atlantic home to the Royal and South African Navies. Also in port were two of the...

China's Fragile Evolution - Rodger Baker & John Minnich, Stratfor

Last week, China's anti-corruption campaign took a significant turn, though a largely overlooked one. The Supreme People's Court released a statement accusing former Politburo Stan...

China Wants to Buy Europe - Leonid Bershidsky, Bloomberg View

Chinese investors have a powerful attraction to companies in the European Union, and their targets are increasingly high-profile. In recent days, they've shown interest in an 18-bu...

Pondering a Chinese Breakdown - Nadege Rolland, Lowy Interpreter

It takes a certain audacity to toy with the idea of a coming Chinese crack-up, knowing perfectly well that collapsist or doom-laden prophecies can easily be brushed away as being s...

China Needs the Dalai Lama - Economist

WHEN the 13th Dalai Lama died in 1933, the body of Tibet’s spiritual leader was placed in state on a throne at the Norbulingka, his summer palace in the capital, Lhasa. It fa...

China and Russia Wrestle in Central Asia - Arthur Guschin, The Diplomat

Until recently, Central Asia played only a modest role in world politics, a reflection of its economic weakness, domestic problems, and distrust of integration. Russia’s pres...

China Moves In on U.S. Turf - Washington Post

THE OBAMA administration suffered a foreign policy setback last week when three European allies — Germany, France and Italy — decided to join a fourth, Britain, as shar...

China Claims Its Place in the Economic Order - Bloomberg View

Competition between the world's two greatest economic powers is both inevitable and (for the most part) beneficial. This is the case even when China and the U.S. are arguing over c...

Is China a Threat to U.S.? - Salvatore Babones, Foreign Policy In Focus

It turns out that that a large-scale conflict in the Asia-Pacific is much more difficult to imagine than China hawks like to pretend....

A New Vision for China-Australia Relations - S. Harris, East Asia Forum

Asia’s regional dynamics are changing. While the US is a Pacific power, it’s an outsider in Asia. To complicate the picture, the region features a China that is the lar...

China Admits It Has a Cyber Army - Shane Harris, Daily Beast

A high-level Chinese military organization has for the first time formally acknowledged that the country’s military and its intelligence community have specialized units for wagi...

Australia Needs New Approach to Defense - Peter Layton, Lowy Interpreter

ISIS and submarines are the two big fashionable defence and national security concerns at the moment. When combined, they make it evident that there is need for a considerable reth...

Chinese Dragon Loses Its Steam - Peter Hartcher, Sydney Morning Herald

China under the Communist Party has been described as history's most successful dictatorship. China is not just a rising power: it has risen. While average income per person in the...

How Much Is China Really Spending on Military? - Kyle Mizokami, WIB

China has announced its defense budget for 2015. Beijing will spend the equivalent of $144.2 billion dollars on its military, a 10.1-percent increase year over year....

China's Own Tijuana - Brendon Hong, Daily Beast

MONG LA, Burma — The first noticeable thing in this Burmese town that borders China’s Yunnan Province, is that they really like the Chinese character xin. Half of the b...

China Tells Dalai Lama What to do in Afterlife - Gwynn Guilford, Quartz

“The reincarnation of the Dalai Lama has to be endorsed by the central government, not by any other sides, including the Dalai Lama himself,” said the religious affairs head of...

Myanmar Air Force Mistakenly Bombs in China - A. Panda, The Diplomat

4 Chinese citizens were killed in an airstrike conducted by the Myanmar Air Force....

How Can China Be an Arctic Power? - Nong Hong, China Policy Institute

During the Cold War, the Arctic was a security flashpoint with nuclear submarines from the United States and the Soviet Union patrolling deep below the polar ice of the Arctic Ocea...

Giganto-Capitalism: China's Wrong Turn - Julian Snelder, Lowy Interpreter

People close to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) have let it be known that the centrally-owned portfolio of 112 SOEs - the backbone of China's state-capitalist...

The Battle for the Indian Ocean - Darshana Baruah, The Diplomat

As China continues to draw attention to the South China Sea with its land reclamation and creation of artificial islands, it is also important to look at Chinese activities in the ...

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Top mainland official confesses to

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Mainland China's former state assets chief Jiang Jiemin — one of the highest-...

Lamborghini, Ferrari in 'Fast and F

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Online speculation mounted in China Monday as police detained the “unemployed...

No tension 'tolerated' as mainland

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Tensions between Hong Kong residents and visitors from mainland China will not ...

Mainland releases at least 3 femini

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Mainland Chinese police on Monday released at least three of five feminist acti...

Lamborghini, Ferrari in 'Fast and F

(ChinaPost.com.tw) - Online speculation mounted in China Monday as police detained the "unemployed" ...