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Chinese President Xi's Steamed Buns Still Roiling Weibo

China Digital Times | Posted 12.01.2014 | World

User Generated, Censor Chosen Keywords on Weibo is a monthly feature produced by China Digital Times for The WorldPost. Comfort food--with the pre...

China Dream Over the Taiwan Strait

David Gosset | Posted 04.19.2014 | Politics
David Gosset

It was the first time since the creation of the People's Republic of China in 1949 that the two sides held such high-level official dialogue, and they agreed to establish a permanent communication channel.

The State of the Union Address

Ali Wyne | Posted 03.31.2014 | Politics
Ali Wyne

What are America's long-term strategic objectives? Relative U.S. decline has created a paradox: by exposing America's growing inability to underpin the international system, it has also cast greater light on the (present) inability of any other country or coalition to replace the U.S. in that role.

China's Long-Range Salami Tactics In East Asia

Nayan Chanda | Posted 11.26.2014 | World
Nayan Chanda

Western policy makers, guided as they are by political election cycles, are no match for China's patient, long-range strategy of salami slicing to recover its past hegemonic position.

Brzezinski: Ominously, A Real Danger Of Conflict In East China Sea

The WorldPost | Nathan Gardels | Posted 11.26.2014 | World

Can China Avoid the Thucydides Trap? Zbigniew Brzezinski, one of America's pre-eminent strategic thinkers, comments on Chinese President Xi Jinping...

China Sentences Legal Activist To 4 Years In Jail

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 03.27.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — A Beijing court on Sunday sentenced a legal scholar and founder of a social movement to four years in jail for disrupting order in pu...

China's President Takes On Another Powerful Title

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 01.24.2014 | World

BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping was formally named head of a new national security body Friday, in a move that further strengthens his s...

Xi, Mao, And China's Search For A Usable Past

Posted 01.25.2014 | World

By Paul Gewirtz, ChinaFile Since its founding, the United States has had understandable pride in its great achievements, but also has had to reck...

Nicolas Berggruen

How The World's Most Powerful Leader Thinks | Nicolas Berggruen | Posted 12.25.2014 | World

"We all need to work together to avoid the Thucydides trap -- destructive tensions between an emerging power and established powers, or between established powers themselves."

Nicolas Berggruen

How The World's Most Powerful Leader Thinks | Nicolas Berggruen | Posted 01.25.2014 | World

DAVOS - As the power elite gathers in Davos for their annual confab on the state of the world, China looms larger than ever. Within a decade it is lik...

Why It's Okay for the Chinese to Spy on Us

Ed Hamilton | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Ed Hamilton

So let me get this straight: We're giving the Chinese permission to spy on the American government, just not on American corporations? Or maybe, spying is okay, just so long as it's accompanied by a more-or-less convincing justification citing national security.

Marching West: Regional Integration in Central Asia

China Hands | Posted 01.13.2014 | World
China Hands

As the United States continues its pivot to the Pacific, China seems to be turning westward.

China's Aging Population

Michael Hodin | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Michael Hodin

China's president Xi Jinping and the Chinese political leadership also recognize that the looming labor crisis associated with their urbanization must be married to successful policy on aging.

Stories Most Feared by Chinese officials Will Still Be Told

PEN American Center | Posted 02.18.2014 | Media
PEN American Center

An individual leaking a damning video or corporate filing needn't be a brilliant political strategist, visionary writer or charismatic operative. They don't need to conceive a motivational manifesto. All they need to do is make a printout, download a file, send an email or post a link.

Top Foreign Policy Challenge Heading Into 2014? It's China

Lee H. Hamilton | Posted 02.19.2014 | World
Lee H. Hamilton

The question as to whether these two superpowers can coexist peacefully and collaboratively may be the supreme political challenge of our time.

Anti-Corruption Is Marching Ahead

Frank Vogl | Posted 02.18.2014 | World
Frank Vogl

As hundreds of millions of people, many very poor, across most of the world obtain Internet connections, see web-based news that governments find hard to censor, even in China, so the pressures on authorities to attack graft mounts.

China's Dangerous Air and Sea Show: Outcome, Options

William Bradley | Posted 02.13.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Nearly a week has come and gone since Vice President Joe Biden's big Asia-Pacific tour in the immediate wake of China declaring an air defense zone across the East China Sea. It proved to be a consequential trip, one swiftly followed on by Secretary of State John Kerry visiting Vietnam.

Tom Pickering Interviews Henry Kissinger on America's Rebalancing Towards the Asia-Pacific

Ali Wyne | Posted 02.10.2014 | World
Ali Wyne

Last Wednesday, the World Affairs Council of Washington, D.C. hosted the Sisco Memorial Forum, established in honor of the late diplomat Joseph Sisco....

Who's in Charge on the Asia-Pacific Pivot? Biden, Hagel, Navy, Obama, Nobody?

William Bradley | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Vice President Joe Biden's very high profile Asia-Pacific trip this week points up a very key question with regard to the Obama Administration's pivot from the Middle East and Central Asia to the Asia-Pacific. Who's in charge, anyway?

Xi Jinping - Person of the Year 2013

David Gosset | Posted 02.03.2014 | World
David Gosset

It is indeed Xi Jinping who most influenced the year 2013. The constant movement in China contrasted with the lack of leadership in the European Union and the American political paralysis, on the global chessboard, the West lost the advantage of the initiative, it simply reacted to China's new moves and rapid actions.

Biden Urges Big Challenge

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

BEIJING (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden encouraged Chinese visa applicants to "challenge their government" during a brief meeting at the U.S...

Biden Warned Against Repeating 'Erroneous And One-Sided Remarks'

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds Hagel comments, paragraphs 24-27) By Ben Blanchard and Michael Martina BEIJING, Dec 4 (Reuters) - U.S. Vice Presid...

Biden Touches Down In Tokyo

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 12.02.2013 | Politics

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened a weeklong trip to Asia aimed at showing the U.S. is still committed to increasing its engagem...

China's Dual Challenges

David W. Kearn | Posted 02.01.2014 | World
David W. Kearn

Fears over China's rise to regional preeminence in Asia are logically driven by its expanding economic and military power.

Biden Opens Weeklong Asia Trip With Tokyo Stop

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

By JOSH LEDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened a weeklong trip to Asia aimed at showing the U.S. is...