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Is China A Partner Or A Predator In Africa? It’s Complicated.

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 02.23.2017 | World

Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden are the duo behind the China Africa Project and hosts of the popular China in Africa Podcast. We’re here to answer...

Weekend Roundup: Disarming America’s Soft Power

Nathan Gardels | Posted 02.10.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

Presidential historian Daniel Franklin writes this week that U.S. President Donald Trump could be a once-in-an-era “reconstructive president” in t...

Without An Independent Judiciary, China Cannot Win Its War On Corruption

Minxin Pei | Posted 02.10.2017 | World
Minxin Pei

The alleged abduction of Chinese billionaire Xiao Jianhua on Jan. 27 by Chinese security agents from Hong Kong has raised many questions. One of them ...

That Was Fast! Trump Reverses, Supports 'One China' Policy In Call With Chinese President

Reuters | Philip Lewis | Posted 02.10.2017 | Politics

WASHINGTON, Feb 9 (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump changed tack and agreed to honor the “one China” policy during a phone call with China...

Li Keqiang's Status Likely to Change with Xi's Victory in Power Struggle

AsiaToday | Posted 02.01.2017 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang may not retain his position as the Communist Party's No. 2 soon. There ...

Journalists Shouldn't Hold Trump To 'Special Standards,' Says Bloomberg Editor-In-Chief

Alain Elkann | Posted 01.30.2017 | World
Alain Elkann

LONDON ― John Micklethwait is the editor-in-chief of Bloomberg News. Previously, he served as the editor-in-chief of The Economist. Micklethwait, wh...

Weekend Roundup: A New 'Nationalist International' Challenges The Old Globalization

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.27.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

No sooner did “the party of Davos” ― as top White House aide Stephen Bannon calls the global elite ― end its annual conclave in the Swiss Alps...

Donald Trump Should Channel Richard Nixon and Separate China and Russia

Doug Bandow | Posted 01.27.2017 | World
Doug Bandow

Perhaps the greatest evidence of the hubris surrounding uber-hawks of both the Neoconservative and liberal interventionist nature is their willingness...

This Could Be Xi Jinping’s Year Of Living Dangerously

Minxin Pei | Posted 01.24.2017 | World
Minxin Pei

Project Syndicate ― It might seem ludicrous to suggest that Chinese President Xi Jinping, the country’s most powerful leader since Mao, will be in...

Weekend Roundup: Inauguration Into The Unknown

Nathan Gardels | Posted 01.20.2017 | World
Nathan Gardels

This week a whole nation was inaugurated into the unknown. We don’t know what Donald Trump will do once in the White House. But we do know how he go...

China's Political Factions to be Unified Under Xi's Control

AsiaToday | Posted 01.20.2017 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - China's political world had been dominated by various factions before Xi Jinping took power at the...

How China's Xi Helped Climate, Cooperation, and Trade at World Economic Forum in Davos

Steve Zwick | Posted 01.18.2017 | Business
Steve Zwick

This story first appeared on Ecosystem Marketplace. While US President-Elect Donald Trump was tweeting dissatisfaction at his perception of how CNN w...

China's Xi Positions Himself As Champion Of Globalization At Davos

Reuters | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 01.17.2017 | World

Chinese President Xi Jinping offered a vigorous defense of free trade at the World Economic Forum in Davos on Tuesday in a speech that underscored Bei...

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.

African Elephants May Need China To Save Them From Extinction

The China Africa Project | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 12.07.2016 | World

Eric Olander and Cobus van Staden are the duo behind the China Africa Project and hosts of the popular China in Africa Podcast. We’re here to answer...

U.S. Policy Should Appeal To Chinese Public Opinion

Doug Bandow | Posted 12.06.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

When the Berlin Wall fell 27 years ago, signaling the end of communism as a serious international force, no one cared much what people in China though...

Trump's Phone Calls to Foreign Leaders Are Just a Preview for Reboot of Crank Yankers

Spencer Green | Posted 12.05.2016 | Comedy
Spencer Green

It has been revealed that President-elect Donald Trump's phone calls to the leaders of Pakistan, Taiwan, and the Philippines, are actually just a prev...

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...

Weekend Roundup: Will Donald Trump End the New Cold War?

Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.19.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

The irony of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s “America First” policy is that it could end the budding new Cold War that has been developing b...

China's Xi Tells Donald Trump That Cooperation Is The Only Choice

Reuters | Willa Frej | Posted 11.16.2016 | World

BEIJING/WASHINGTON ― Chinese President Xi Jinping told U.S. President-elect Donald Trump that cooperation was the only choice for relations between ...

Weekend Roundup: American Democracy's Downside Parallels China's 'Bad Emperor' Problem

Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.11.2016 | World
Nathan Gardels

Donald Trump, a xenophobe and liar with no governing experience, could become the leader of the world’s most powerful nation after next week’s Ame...

#FredinChina: China's anti-corruption documentary praised by Millennials

Fred Raillard | Posted 11.02.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer with Farid Mokart of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands...

Xi's Political Allies Emerge

AsiaToday | Posted 11.01.2016 | World

By Hong Soon-do, Beijing correspondent, AsiaToday - As Chinese President Xi Jinping received a potent boost to his status in the sixth plenum of the 1...

Ten Ideas for the Next President for Dealing with China

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.31.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

How well the country navigates these rough waters will determine whether and when it fulfills its potential by combining the world's largest population, economy, and military.

Imagining Donald Trump's Presidential Tweets

Doug Bandow | Posted 10.28.2016 | Politics
Doug Bandow

January 20, 2017 dawned bright. Temperatures approached the lows of the second Ronald Reagan inaugural, but that cold was nothing compared to the frig...