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War With China?

Allan Topol | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The United States and China are now playing a dangerous game which could lead to war. Beijing is asserting its new military might; and Washington is accepting the challenge.

From Sarajevo to the Senkakus: The Road to World War III?

Peter Navarro | Posted 02.07.2014 | World
Peter Navarro

Rationally, it makes little sense for it to risk its economic growth over a conflict in the East China Sea. However, China's bullying bid for the Senkaku Islands is part of a much broader strategy.

China Military Sends Fighter Jets Into Disputed Air Space

Reuters | Posted 01.28.2014 | World

(Adds details) By Ben Blanchard and Roberta Rampton BEIJING/WASHINGTON, Nov 29 (Reuters) - China sent several fighter j...

Six Great Reasons to 'Don't Buy Made in China' This Holiday Season

Peter Navarro | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business
Peter Navarro

Giving products to your friends, family, and loved ones from a totalitarian country that steals our jobs and poisons its products for profit simply sends the wrong "'tis the season" message.

A Costly No Show

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

History is change. Unless the United States does something radically different or unless the Chinese miracle of operating a booming economy in a repressive society implodes, the question is when China will surpass us economically. Not whether.

The Obama-Xi Summit: Collaboration or Confrontation With China?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

On the eve of Chinese President Xi's visit to Washington to discuss what has been called a new era of cooperation between the two countries, the climate is more akin to expanding a new orientation toward confrontation.

China To Conduct Cyber War Games

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2013 | Technology

BEIJING, May 29 (Reuters) - China will next week conduct its first "digital" technology military exercise, state media said on Wednesday, against gr...

The Life of Pi As a Dream of Taiwan

Mahlon Meyer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mahlon Meyer

The Life of Pi, as a movie, is ultimately more optimistic, I am guessing, than Ang Lee himself. I am guessing that he worries about the future of his Chinese civilization that found a home on Taiwan. The Life of Pi ends in India. The future of Taiwan, Ang Lee's erstwhile home, is not so certain.

Tibetan Uprising Day Reminds Us

Rajiv Malhotra | Posted 05.12.2013 | World
Rajiv Malhotra

Even as desperate self-immolations among Tibetans still living in Tibet have increased in the past few years, there seem to be no signs whatsoever of China relenting on its cultural genocide there.

WATCH: China's Drone Race

The Huffington Post | Milos Balac | Posted 02.17.2016 | World

The expanding use of drones worldwide continues to rewrite the rules of military engagement, with some analysts declaring them the greatest threat to ...

How to Mend U.S.-China Ties

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

China's Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to the United States is being closely watched by policymakers to gain insight into China's likely future leader ahead of the transition beginning later this year.

WATCH: This Dangerous 'Military Drill' Can't Be Real ... Or Can It?

Posted 01.25.2012 | World

Folks, don't try this at home. A video that's currently making its way around the web appears to shows six Chinese soldiers playing a game similar ...

The China Syndrome

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 02.21.2012 | World
Dr. Philip Neches

The world is full of danger spots: Pakistan, Iran, North Korea. But when I feel really grim about the prospects for the world, my thoughts turn to China.

A Prudent Response to Chinese Military Modernization

Lawrence Korb | Posted 02.18.2012 | Politics
Lawrence Korb

The War in Iraq has ended. Osama bin Laden is dead. NATO is looking at a 2014 date for significantly reducing operations in Afghanistan. Yet some conservatives are looking to continue the era of massive military spending increases.

How the U.S. Should Stay Relevant in Asia

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

It is China's actions and refusal to listen to the concerns of its neighbors that have created an opening for the United States to increase its involvement.

U.S.-Australia Alliance and China

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 01.16.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

With China emerging as Australia's largest trade partner, enhanced defense ties with the United States have led some Australian analysts to question the wisdom of aligning more closely with Washington at the risk of angering Beijing.

Is China Telling the Truth About Plans to Weaponize Outer Space?

Ipsita Shome | Posted 12.20.2011 | World
Ipsita Shome

China has aggressively accelerated the pace of its manned space program and is openly acknowledging that the new outpost will involve military space operations.

China's Ripples Of Capability

AOL Defense | David Axe | Posted 10.29.2011 | World

For any Westerner observer struggling to understand Chinese military developments -- and let's be serious, that's most of us -- Andrew Erickson is an ...

Why China’s 'Free-Riding' In Afghanistan And Iraq Is OK

Posted 10.15.2011 | World

By Richard Weitz, The Diplomat China’s limited support for the US-led counterinsurgency campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq, despite the growing C...

Cold War Redux: Is China Trying To Bankrupt The U.S.?

The Diplomat | Brad Glosserman | Posted 08.13.2011 | World

One popular narrative credits the end of the Cold War to a US strategy to bankrupt the Soviet Union. Well aware of the advantage conferred by its supe...

China Reveals Details Of First Aircraft Carrier

Posted 08.08.2011 | World

A top Chinese military official has confirmed that Beijing is building its first aircraft carrier, described as a "symbol of a great nation" which cou...

Abandoning Pakistan: Can China Fill the Vacuum?

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 07.17.2011 | World
Franz-Stefan Gady

With the killing of bin Laden and the uncertainty of Pakistan's role, some U.S. lawmakers questioned the wisdom of continuing the multi-billion dollar aid program to Pakistan. What would happen if we left Pakistan to China?

China Spurs New Asia Arms Race

The Wall Street Journal | AMOL SHARMA in New Delhi, JEREMY PAGE in Beijing, JAMES HOOKWAY in Hanoi and RACHEL PANNETT in Canberra | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

At Mazagon Dock near the southern tip of Mumbai, hidden behind high concrete walls, hundreds of Indian workers are putting the finishing touches on th...

China Tries To Pass Off 'Top Gun' Footage As Military Drill

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Broadcast by China Central Television, the footage was said to have been passed off as an air force training drill showing a Chinese J-10 fighter plan...

China's Stealth Fighter May Use Technology From Downed U.S. Plane

AP/The Huffington Post | SLOBODAN LEKIC and DUSAN STOJANOVIC | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Chinese officials recently unveiled a new, high-tech stealth fighter that could pose a significant threat to American air superiorit...