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Reports: U.S. Mulls Sailing Warships Near Disputed South China Sea Islands

Reuters | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 10.08.2015 | World

The United States is considering sailing warships close to China’s artificial islands in the South China Sea to signal it does not recognize Ch...

Crucial Step Taken for Sino-U.S. Cyber Cooperation

Tang Lan | Posted 10.05.2015 | World
Tang Lan

BEIJING -- During his visit, Xi repeatedly mentioned cybersecurity and the digital economy. His remarks on one hand indicated that taking advantage of information technologies to facilitate economic transformation, improving the government's governance capabilities and making information technologies benefit people are the Chinese government's firm priorities; on the other hand, they conveyed the Chinese leadership's idea that "national security is out of the question without cybersecurity."

Enduring China-Japan Hatreds Risk Renewed Conflict Involving U.S.

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.04.2015 | World
Doug Bandow

While the U.S. and Japan have no aggressive designs on China, Beijing understandably looks uneasily at the alliance of its old enemy with the globe's dominant power. Thus, China is developing a military capable of confronting American as well as Japanese military action, no easy task.

Why CEOs Are Talking Global Responsibility with China's President

Deborah Lehr | Posted 10.02.2015 | Business
Deborah Lehr

The opening of new markets, which will come in part by reaching agreement on a high-standard Bilateral Investment Treaty, and support for China's economic reform efforts were also discussed as means of supporting global economic growth.

Why Trump Is Wrong About China, China, China

Jeremy Haft | Posted 10.01.2015 | World
Jeremy Haft

After the devaluation of the yuan and the dive in China's stock exchanges, the blowback on American markets and the presidential candidates lining up to blame China, President Xi Jinping may be wishing he'd booked his visit for another time. But now is the perfect opportunity to set the record straight. The latest round of China bashing overestimates China's clout and distorts our discourse.

China Bear Jim Chanos: The Emperor Is in His Underwear

Lynn Parramore | Posted 09.29.2015 | Business
Lynn Parramore

For the past several years, well-known hedge fund manager Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates has been an outspoken China bear. He explains how he became concerned that the world's second largest economy is headed for trouble.

U.S.-Russia Argue at UN But Syria Crisis Remains Dire

Evelyn Leopold | Posted 09.29.2015 | World
Evelyn Leopold

One could not have guessed that President Barack Obama was in his last years in office. He dropped gentle diplomacy and bluntly criticized Russia, China and even Iran, during his address to the United Nations General Assembly.

China, Other Nations Commit To Achieving Gender Equality By 2030

The Associated Press | Kimberly Yam | Posted 09.30.2015 | Impact

UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired by C...

The East and West Must Join Together to Fight Climate Change

Kevin Rudd | Posted 09.28.2015 | World
Kevin Rudd

BEIJING -- What does China actually mean by the term "eco-civilization?" It is a concept drawn from Chinese experience over the last few decades, as well as China's traditional philosophy of harmony between human beings and nature. It argues that economic and social development can be advanced in a manner that protects the natural environment rather than simply destroying it. The key to this lies in transforming both industry and the nature of the energy inputs that sustain it.

A New Hampshire Primary For President Of The Planet

The Huffington Post | LaurenWeber | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

Imagine the world is a giant New Hampshire and the 2016 primary election is this week. We here at First to Last 2016 are doing just that, inspired by...

Indian PM Narendra Modi Gets Emotional Talking About His Mom

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

As a child, Narendra Modi sold tea with his father at a railway station in Vadnagar, the Indian city of his birth. In his teens, he helped his brothe...

Chinese President Pledges Support For Women's Rights At UN But Jails Feminists At Home

AP | Chloe Angyal | Posted 09.28.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — World leaders pledged money and political clout to achieve equality for women by 2030 at a U.N. meeting Sunday co-chaired...

Obama's China Syndrome

William Bradley | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama's China syndrome is that he seeks both to engage China and to contain China. Both are appropriate and arguably quite necessary goals for American statecraft. But they presuppose a state of creative tension between the established superpower and would-be superpower.

A Changed Climate In Washington

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

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Obama And Xi: A Lot Of Climate, A Little Cyber, Mostly Fluff

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The leaders of the world's two most powerful countries just spent more than four hours together, with visions of their countries' futur...

Here Are Photos From The U.S.-China State Dinner

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.01.2015 | Politics

On Friday, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama hosted a state dinner at the White House in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping...

Obamas Welcome Chinese President And His Wife At State Dinner

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerhouse lineup mixing Hollywood, diplomacy and corporate America streamed into the White House for President Barack Obam...

President Obama's Human Rights Report to China

Jonathan Marshall | Posted 09.25.2015 | World
Jonathan Marshall

In summit discussions with President Xi Jinping of China, President Barack Obama might want to open new lines of communication over human rights by reflecting candidly on America's own failings, following a script something like this:

Rachel Maddow: "This Is The Biggest News In Climate Policy, Maybe Ever"

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media

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Obama Praises John Boehner For His Service Despite 'Disagreements'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.05.2015 | Politics

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Obama And Chinese President Xi Jinping Reach Agreement On Cyber Spying Issues

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

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U.S., China Announce Deepened Partnership On Climate

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

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President Obama Welcomes Chinese President Xi Jinping At The White House

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 09.25.2015 | Politics

  WASHINGTON, Sept 25 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping for his first U.S. state visit on Friday b...

Xi's Visit Highlights U.S. and Chinese Expectations in the Semiconductor Industry

East-West Center | Posted 09.25.2015 | Business
East-West Center

One area of particular interest to U.S. industry is China's new push in semiconductor design and fabrication. Since 2005, China has become the largest and fastest growing semiconductor market in the world, and by far the most important market for U.S. semiconductor firms.

China To Announce Cap-And-Trade Program To Limit Emissions

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.28.2015 | Politics

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