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Navigating Tensions in the East China Sea

(1) Comments | Posted April 17, 2013 | 2:20 PM

China's response to Japan's move last year to nationalize the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands could well lead to a predicament familiar to other great powers: getting stuck in a conflict it doesn't really want.

Last month, Beijing brought its maritime law enforcement capacity, previously scattered among five agencies, under a unified command....

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Despite Reports, China's North Korea Policy Stays the Same

(8) Comments | Posted January 21, 2011 | 3:46 PM

During Hu Jintao's visit, he penned a joint statement with President Obama in which -- for the first time -- he voiced concern about North Korea's new uranium enrichment. Many in the U.S. and South Korea are hailing this as support for their position, but they should know better. Despite...

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