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The Scariest Thing About 'Black Monday'

Dan Drezner, Washington Post

Sounding False Alarms on China

Nicholas Lardy, New York Times

China Expands Its South Sea Foothold

Erickson & Bond, National Interest

China Loses Luster

David Ignatius, Washington Post

Debating China's GDP Numbers

Eric Tegler, The Diplomat

The scariest thing about Black Monday wasn’t the stock market fluctuations. Those will hopefully be temporary enough in the United States. No, the scariest thing was how one ...(full article)

Washington — CHINA, many believe, is in a financial and economic meltdown causing anxiety and panic everywhere. China’s stock market dive first dragged down other emerg...(full article)

China’s rapid rise to the forefront of world dredging exemplifies its ability to leverage its broad economic and technological achievements into the advancement of the countr...(full article)

When U.S. policymakers began planning Xi Jinping’s state visit to Washington next month, they must have imagined that the Chinese president would be arriving, figuratively, i...(full article)

Almost immediately after the Chinese National Bureau of Statistics released its second quarter GDP growth estimate of 7 percent in mid-July, a group of China watchers were crying f...(full article)

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China Is Not in Crisis - The National

What should be made of the ructions in global financial markets that have been dominating the news headlines over the past few days? Despite some of the more inflammatory analysis,...

Walker Calls on Obama to Cancel Chinese State Visit - Williams, The Hill

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, a GOP presidential contender, is calling on President Obama to cancel the upcoming state visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping. "Americans are struggli...

China's Fever, Everyone's Disease - Doug Saunders, Globe and Mail

The stock markets are not an all-consuming force in China. Traded equities represent only a slice of finance in a Chinese economy still largely dependent on bank finance and wealth...

What's Scarier Than a Strong China? A Weak China. - Keating, Slate

China’s "black Monday," the Shanghai Composite’s largest fall since 2007, is being felt around the world today -- from a tumble in the Dow Jones, to a drop in oil price...

Ghost Towns Point to China's Waning Fortunes - Simon Denyer, WaPo

Giant skyscrapers tower unfinished and abandoned around a lake that forms the centerpiece of this new town. The wind blows through the empty hulk of what was supposed to be a multi...

VIDEO: China's Economic Readjustment - Council on Foreign Relations

Panelists comment on Chinese consumer spending, the country's recently volatile stock market, and U.S.-China relations....

Will the U.S. Get Tough on China? - Bonnie Glaser, Lowy Interpreter

Republican candidates will accuse Obama of being too soft on China and vow that if elected, they will stand up for American interests. Democrats, including Obama's former secretary...

China's Internal Migrant Timebomb - Damien Ma, Foreign Affairs

The hukou may have served the political system well in the twentieth century, when China faced a very different set of socioeconomic conditions. But in the twenty-first century, wh...

Only America Can Lead on Changes Global Economy Needs - WaPo

All of these short-term woes and worries are symptoms of a much deeper issue: namely, how to restore vigorous, sustainable economic growth. Since the onset of the "Great Recession"...

When Shanghai Sneezes - Independent

With investors around the world reacting nervously to the continuing collapse in the Chinese stock markets, what happens to shares in Shanghai matters a good deal to people living ...

Were the China Contrarians Right? - Joe Nocera, New York Times

In the fall of 2009, Jim Chanos began to ask questions about the Chinese economy. What sparked his curiosity was the realization that commodity producers had been largely unaffecte...

Yes, We Should Worry About China - Martin Wolf, Financial Times

The question is over a shift to a consumption-dominated economy...

Greet the World's Next Financial Crisis - H. Timmons & J. Horwitz, Quartz

China’s stock markets continued a seemingly uncontrolled drop on Monday, pulling everything from Asia stock exchanges to commodities down further with them. Despite a huge am...

A China Dreaming of Democracy - Carl Gershman, World Affairs Journal

The struggle for democracy in China will be fought and won from within. But in our wired and connected world, there is much that can be done from the outside to help those who are ...

No Reason for Panic on China - Jeff Spross, The Week

The background here is that the Chinese economy has been headed for a major and fundamental structural shift for some time. As the country's middle class grows and its wealth appro...

China Is Its Own Worst Nightmare - Kerry Brown, The Diplomat

China’s leader value stability above all – and China itself is predictably unpredictable....

The Failure of China's Communist Party - Japan Times

The massive explosions in Tianjin, China, that have claimed over 100 lives thus far, make clear that the consolidation of power without checks and balances yields not only corrupti...

China's 'Black Monday' Is Just the Start - Elliot Wilson, Spectator

Over the past year, every key indicator has begun pointing to bad times ahead....

The Global Corn Wars - Ted Genoways, The New Republic

The farm-by-farm fight between China and the United States to dominate the global food supply....

China Wants Great Power, Not Great Responsibility - William Pesek, BV

Beijing still believes money can buy the trust and soft power it craves, which explains the new $100 billion Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank it has sponsored. But as long as a...

Could 'Made in China' Unseat Germany? - Bernhard Zand, Der Spiegel

China's ambitions as an industrialized nation are especially apparent in the three major areas of the transportation sector: the automobile, railroad and aviation industries. This ...

Are China, Russia Teaming Up With Iran? - M.K. Bhadrakumar, Asia Times

From all accounts, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif had a highly successful visit to Moscow on Monday. The single biggest outcome of his talks with his Russian counter...

A New Two-Chinas Question - Richard Haass, Project Syndicate

Today, a new, but very different, “two Chinas” question is emerging. It centers on whether China is best understood as a strong country, with a promising future despite...

Japan, Asia Must Move on from the War - Frank Ching, Globe and Mail

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe failed to grasp the nettle when he delivered a much-touted address on the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender at the end of the Second World War. ...

U.S. Officials: Chinese Secret Agents in U.S. Spikes - Sciutto & Scott, CNN

The number of Chinese government secret agents in the U.S. has spiked in the last several months and is now in the double digits, according to U.S. officials. The agents are from t...

Beijing's Disaster Playbook Falls Short - Benjamin Haas, AFP

The Mainland Chinese authorities' handling of the Tianjin explosions bears many of the hallmarks of their standard approach to the litany of disasters in the country -- a clampdown...

China's Outdated Leadership - Carlos Alberto Montaner, RealClearWorld

China has devalued its currency several times. This is a crisis measure with some very negative aspects: for starters, a drop in the value of Chinese property. China's wealthiest b...

Is China Just Trying to Find Its Way? - Paola Subacchi, Globe and Mail

Is the world descending into a currency war? This week’s People’s Bank of China decision to cut the daily reference rate by 1.9 per cent seemed to suggest a deliberate ...

China's Crisis: The Price of Change - Rodger Baker, Stratfor

The reality is that China is in the midst of what may be its most serious crisis since the days of Deng Xiaoping. And the model of government and economy Deng put in place is no lo...

Emerging Asia Can't Just Rely on China - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

If you think Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen is stressed, spare a thought for Agus Martowardojo. On Tuesday, the governor of Indonesia's central bank had to choose between cutti...

It's All Over For the BRICS Countries - Chris Blackhurst, The Independent

In the past 13 months, almost $1trn has left those "emerging markets", as they’re also called. That’s twice the amount that decamped during the global financial crisis....

Real Mission for Chinese Agents in U.S. - Noah Feldman, Bloomberg View

In a weird new Cool War twist, Washington is demanding that China bring home agents it sent secretly to the U.S. to pressure corrupt Chinese officials and businessmen to return hom...

The Chinese Dragon Is Losing Some Puff - Peter Hartcher, SMH

China has been blamed, rightly, for disrupting its neighbours' borders, but the new storm of blame for disrupting the world economy is ludicrous. World markets recoiled and US poli...

A City Transformed by Influx of Chinese Wealth - Paul Starobin, LA Times

Once a British outpost on the far side of the New World, later a countercultural mecca known for its pot-infused vibe, Vancouver, Canada, is entering a new phase, transformed by im...

U.S. Should Welcome China's Devaluation - W. Pesek, Bloomberg View

In fact, U.S. officials should welcome China's devaluation, and respond by requesting a diplomatic quid pro quo: We will look the other way (as we do with Japan) so long as you acc...

As Its Economy Turns, China Grows Uneasy - R. Samuelson, WaPo

China’s economy is clearly slowing. In July, exports were down 8 percent from a year earlier, writes economist Wang Tao of UBS, and a huge property surplus has “kept de...

Soviet Lessons for Chinese Purges - Minxin Pei, Project Syndicate

Guo and Xu are not the only senior officers to have fallen since their commander-in-chief, President Xi Jinping, launched his war on corruption at the end of 2012. Based on officia...

An Outbreak of Mistrust in China - Jiayang Fan, New Yorker

For many Chinese, answers about the hows and whys of the explosions seem similarly shrouded. “Do you not see the pictures of the wreckage? How can something of this scale be ...

China's Policy Nightmare - Scott MacDonald, National Interest

China’s August devaluation indicates that Asia’s largest economy is still very much a work in progress, that the risk of a hard landing is increasing and that the rest ...

China's Economic Slowdown Is a Huge Story - Elliot Wilson, Spectator

There’s hardly an industry or a part of the world that isn’t counting on China to keep growing strongly. Soon, that could be a big problem....

Beijing's Radical Central Banker - Jamil Anderlini, Financial Times

The brilliant technocrat has sold his devaluation of the renminbi to his party and the markets....

As China Staggers, the World Trembles - Le Monde/Worldcrunch

This week's currency setbacks for the world's second-largest economy have created a financial ripple effect across the globe, with stock market nosedives and raw material prices dr...

It's the Economy, Stupid - Guardian

Whether it’s the yuan or the euro, the lesson of history is that the currency should be arranged around the economy. Not the other way around....

Is War in Space Closer Than We Think? - Lee Billings, Scientific American

China, Russia and the U.S. are developing and testing controversial new capabilities to wage war in space despite their denial of such work....

Bungling Beijing's Stock Markets - Paul Krugman, New York Times

China is ruled by a party that calls itself Communist, but its economic reality is one of rapacious crony capitalism. And everyone has been assuming that the nation’s leaders...

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