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Is President Trump Headed For A War With China?

Rajan Menon | Posted 02.13.2017 | Politics
Rajan Menon

Ignore the way National Security Adviser Michael Flynn put Iran "on notice" and the new president insisted, that, when it comes to that country, "nothing is off the table." Instead, focus for a moment on something truly scary.

Weekend Roundup: Davos Elites Look To China’s Global Role As America Steps Back

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.13.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

A new rift in world affairs appears to be opening up: a division between pro-globalization Asia, with China in the lead, and the transatlantic nations...

China Is Now The De Facto Leader Of Globalization

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.11.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

President Xi Jinping’s appearance at the World Economic Forum in Davos next week, the first by a Chinese president, comes at both an auspicious and ...

Western Strategists Need To Stop Pitting Russia Against China

Artyom Lukin | Posted 01.11.2017 | World
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Pronouncements on world affairs by Zbigniew Brzezinski, former national security adviser to U.S. President Jimmy Carter, alway...

Note to Trump: US and Chinese Publics Want Their Nations to Be Active in World Affairs

Barbara Crossette | Posted 12.21.2016 | World
Barbara Crossette

Trump has by many expert accounts thrown into peril the understanding that American and Chinese governments and their diplomats have been building since the 1970s.

China-U.S. Relations In The Trump Era

David Gosset | Posted 12.19.2016 | World
David Gosset

Through a series of unwise if not reckless moves, Donald Trump has already harmed the world's most significant bilateral relationship and, by doing so, is taking our global village on a dangerous path since there can't be global prosperity and peace without strong China-U.S. synergies.

What If Chinese President Xi Jinping Tweeted Like Trump?

Nick Turse | Posted 12.13.2016 | Politics
Nick Turse

Even if Xi Jinping were to counter Trump's twitter storm with gale-force tweets of his own, it's fair to assume that the president-elect wouldn't be swayed. American leaders don't view U.S. power projection through the lens of those on the receiving end.

Trump Could Turn Western Values Into a Facade

Alexander Görlach | Posted 12.08.2016 | World
Alexander Görlach

Joseph Nye is one of America’s top political scientists. He is the former dean of the Harvard Kennedy School and has been chair of the National Inte...

Weekend Roundup: China Is Now the Only Major Power With a Global Outlook

Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.24.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

President-elect Donald Trump’s “America First” policy marks an historic withdrawal from the world the United States has largely made. His admini...

Why The US Must Continue Its Pivot To Asia

Rachael Willis | Posted 10.27.2016 | World
Rachael Willis

Relationships between Asian countries and the West are currently in a state of flux. However, if it is to have a hope of stopping the rise of China, the United States should instead harness its special relationship with traditional Asian allies.

A Trump Presidency Could Be Disastrous For Australia And The U.S. 'Pivot' To Asia

Helen Clark | Posted 10.09.2016 | World
Helen Clark

PERTH, Australia ― Perth, Australia is far from Washington. The view from here, as elsewhere, of this U.S. election season is one of bemusement, und...

As Distrust Mounts, U.S. and China Battle Over New Rules of Global Order

Wang Jisi | Posted 09.22.2016 | World
Wang Jisi

BEIJING -- Chinese people fear that regardless of who moves into the White House in 2017, the United States will put more pressure on China to restrain its behavior.

U.S. Relationship With China Requires Mix Of Cooperation And Confrontation

Lee H. Hamilton | Posted 08.09.2016 | World
Lee H. Hamilton

To a great extent, our efforts toward China will be about managing problems, not solving them. In this most important bilateral relationship in the world, we should deal with China from a position of economic and military strength.

China Is Hardly Doomed

Jonathan Adelman | Posted 07.18.2016 | World
Jonathan Adelman

The future will surely not be a straight up drive to power, economic and political greatness. But, the direction is clear. In the next 20 years China will emerge on the world stage as an economic superpower and a great military and political power.

Diplomats in the Trenches: 'Any American, Any Problem, Any Time'

Nicholas Kralev | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Nicholas Kralev

The following is one in a series of adapted excerpts from "America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy." Gavin Sundwal...

No One Believes That Obama's Lifting of the Vietnam Arms Embargo Is 'Not About China'

Sam Roggeveen | Posted 05.24.2016 | World
Sam Roggeveen

So what does the U.S. expect to achieve by maintaining this fiction?

Ultimate Guide to Spending Your Money in 42 Countries This Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Contributor More Americans are traveling abroad in part because of the strength of the dollar overseas. But knowing that your mon...

Taiwan's New President and the "One China" Dilemma

Chi Wang | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Chi Wang

May 20 will mark the inauguration of Taiwan's new President. Tsai Ing-wen will become the first female president of the Republic of China. This histor...

Love For The Papa, But Not His Gala

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

CHAO WANG sheds light on China's latest propaganda efforts: the making of Xi Jinping's media image and the staging of the 2016 Spring Festival Gala. ...

Can Women Hold Up Half the Sky?

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

ANASTASIIA ILINA examines the relationship between women's organizations and the Chinese authorities. On April 13, 2015, the world sighed in relief a...

China Looks Towards Iran

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

CAMILIA RAZAVI and DANIEL KHALESSI take an in-depth look at China's growing footprint in Iran. In 138 BC, a Chinese imperial envoy named Zhang Qian s...

China Takes the Lead

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

JACKSON TSE analyzes the impetus behind the creation of the Asia Infrastructure and Investment Bank and its implications for the future. Initiating ...

No Law's Land

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

ELENA URSU chronicles China's steps toward an independent judiciary. The annual meetings of the National People's Congress and the China People's Po...

We All Belong to the Same People

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

XIAOYING ZHOU examines a changing political climate in Taiwan. Hundreds of Chinese faces sprouted up the second I walked in. The auditorium of Minute...

Fighting History: Domestic Politics in the South China Sea

China Hands | Posted 05.06.2016 | Politics
China Hands

NICHOLAS WU explores the effect of domestic politics on China's strategy in the South China Sea. Although there has been no armed conflict in the Sou...