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Five Things about Trump's Rise that Would Make Xi Jinping Smile

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

There are obvious reasons why Vladimir Putin would like the next occupant of the White House to be someone who questions whether America should give u...

Brexit And The South China Sea: Why Politicians Lie

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 07.22.2016 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

Boris Johnson, Nigel Farage and the majority of politicians campaigning for the United Kingdom to quit the European Union have consciously been feeding the British public untruths in the run up to last month's Brexit vote.

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.

Vietnam Careful, Not Jubilant After South China Sea Ruling Against China

Helen Clark | Posted 07.16.2016 | World
Helen Clark

PERTH, Australia -- Vietnam's reaction to the South China Sea ruling is surprisingly muted for a country that has so much at stake.

From the Baltic to the South China Sea, Russia and China See One Foe -- the U.S.

Artyom Lukin | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Artyom Lukin

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia -- Two years ago, I wrote that America was pushing Russia and China to form an anti-Western quasi-alliance, possibly recreating conditions that led to past conflicts. Unfortunately, things have only gotten worse since then.

Icons And Identity: An Introduction To China's Engagement With The World

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.15.2016 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Xi Jinping's foreign policy hinges on realizing "the China dream." But, beyond a nationalistic desire to "stand tall" on the global stage, few Westerners can articulate the underlying dynamics and motivations of Beijing's increasingly assertive behavior.

This Chinese Video ​Explains​ Why Beijing Rejects The South China Sea Ruling

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 07.13.2016 | World

A tribunal under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea ruled this week in favor of a complaint by the Philippines, finding that China ha...

Dangerous Love: How China Sees America

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.13.2016 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Most Americans, only marginally less ethnocentric today than twenty years ago, have a simplistic, nuance-free view of China and the Chinese people. Although apprehensive about the rise of an economic juggernaut and its impact on the American way of life, the images China casts up are rooted in the past.

Taiwan Navy Fires Missile In Error As China's Communists Mark Birthday

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.02.2016 | World

TAIPEI, July 1 (Reuters) - The Taiwan Navy fired a supersonic missile in error and hit a Taiwan fishing boat in waters separating the island from dipl...

China Is Not Trying to 'Rule the Waves'

Liu Xiaoming | Posted 06.23.2016 | World
Liu Xiaoming

LONDON - As the South China Sea is a primary international shipping route, China will never impede lawful and legitimate freedom of navigation.

China's Entertainment Industry: Ready to Boom

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 06.22.2016 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

I was skeptical about the media and entertainment sector's ability to achieve healthy - profitable - growth. I have changed my tune.

Russia's 'Pivot to China' Was All Talk and Little Action

Vasily Kashin | Posted 06.15.2016 | World
Vasily Kashin

MOSCOW -- So, is Russia pivoting to China or not? This question took on ideological importance when, early in the Ukrainian crisis, the Kremlin stepped up its propaganda, touting China as an alternative to Moscow's partnership with Europe.

China's Ambitious Plan For A New Silk Road Takes Shape In Africa

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 06.15.2016 | World

Four years and some hundreds of billions of dollars later, China's ambitious global trading strategy known as the "Maritime Silk Road" or "One Belt, O...

The U.S. and China Are Neither Allies Nor Enemies -- But They Must Get Along

Fu Ying | Posted 06.13.2016 | World
Fu Ying

BEIJING -- Which is the real state of China-U.S. relations? Confrontation or cooperation? Or are both real?

China Eyes Qatar in its Quest to Build a New Silk Road

Giorgio Cafiero | Posted 06.03.2016 | World
Giorgio Cafiero

Last month at the China-Arab Cooperation Forum in Doha, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi postulated that Qatar should take part in the realization of ...

Obama Gets Rock-Star Welcome in Vietnam While Xi's Visit Is Barely Remembered

Helen Clark | Posted 06.01.2016 | World
Helen Clark

PERTH, Australia -- Though Vietnam and China may remain ideologically similar, the Vietnamese err on the side of the States, not their comrades over the border.

#FredinChina: Two police scandals revealed on social networks shake China

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in Paris, Sh...

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?

Making China Great Again

John Feffer | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
John Feffer

The final of the World Snooker Championship took place this week in Sheffield, the hardscrabble town in England’s north perhaps best known as the se...

China Must Confront Its North Korea Problem

Doug Bandow | Posted 04.25.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Great powers usually have client states. Although a sign of influence, the latter often are more trouble than they are worth. North Korea increasingly appears that way for Beijing.

China Produces Masters: Talent When Golf is Banned & Booming

Taylor Butch | Posted 04.20.2016 | World
Taylor Butch

Beijing has a complicated history with the sport of golf. That is what makes the accomplishment of Chinese amateur golfer and University of Southern ...

Chinese Man Sentenced To Death For Leaking Over 150,000 Classified Documents

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.19.2016 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) - A Chinese man has been sentenced to death for leaking more than 150,000 classified documents to an unidentified foreign power, sta...

Asia's Silk Road Revival Shows the Age of the West Is Coming to an End

Peter Frankopan | Posted 04.14.2016 | World
Peter Frankopan

Looking at the present day through the lens of the recent past provides food for thought, if not grounds for pessimism. Hope for what tomorrow will bring has evaporated in many places in the West. But it's still very much alive and well in the East, where the web of routes once known as the Silk Roads are now rising again.

In China's Great Hall of the People, Shoes Speak Louder Than Words

Deborah Lehr | Posted 04.11.2016 | World
Deborah Lehr

Sinking into the plush chairs in the cavernous Fujian Room of China's Great Hall of the People, I soak in my surroundings as President Xi Jinping's interpreter artfully translates Xi's Chinese aphorisms into poetic English.

Why Closer Seoul-Beijing Ties Are in Limbo

Ra Jong-Yil | Posted 04.07.2016 | World
Ra Jong-Yil

SEOUL, South Korea -- Beijing never shifted its bottom line of supporting North Korea. The real reason Xi befriended Park, even at the expense of estranging Pyongyang, was to detach, or at least to distance, South Korea from the network of American alliances in Northeast Asia in which Seoul is regarded as its weakest link.