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US China Relations

Alibaba, the Golden Child of China's Globalization Strategy

Roselyn Hsueh | Posted 10.15.2014 | World
Roselyn Hsueh

With the world increasingly and economically beholden to China and Chinese business, China's globalization strategy has won dividends at home and abroad.

U.S. "vs." China in Africa: A Message to President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang

André Corrêa d'Almeida | Posted 10.14.2014 | World
André Corrêa d'Almeida

President Obama and Premier Li Keqiang: you don't need to be so competitive because you're not actually competing. A more formal collaborative approach could be in your mutual interest.

Will ISIS Battle Force U.S. to Pivot Away From Asia?

Wang Wenfeng | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Wang Wenfeng

The Asia-Pacific is about America's future and Obama believes this must be reflected in the U.S. government's global strategy. So, even as the threat of a more chaotic Middle East has loomed, people from America's two political camps still want to make sure that the strategic gravity of the country remains in Asia.

China's Innovative Paradigm -- Sharing Global Prosperity Through Connectivity of the Silk Route Countries

Nake M. Kamrany | Posted 09.04.2014 | World
Nake M. Kamrany

China is embarking in a distinctly alternative approach of inter-governmental collaboration and connectivity to promote economic catch-up of low and middle income countries that are located in the path of silk road.

A False Fear of China

Milton Ezrati | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics
Milton Ezrati

Whatever Beijing implies in its public statements, it neither wants its yuan to replace the dollar, nor could it, even if China's leadership wanted.

Howard Fineman

Why The World Is Spinning Into Crisis Everywhere | Howard Fineman | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Israel vs. Hamas. Ukraine vs. Russia. Unaccompanied minors at the Texas border. Syria in flames, with a militant “caliphate” at the ...

U.S. Reaches Major Milestone: 100,000 American Students Study in China

Carola McGiffert | Posted 09.08.2014 | Politics
Carola McGiffert

When Secretary Clinton launched the 100,000 Strong initiative in May 2010, many naysayers dismissed the idea of sending 100,000 American students to study in China as little more than lip service. Four years later, that's not the case.

A New Empire?

China Hands | Posted 08.30.2014 | Books
China Hands

Kyle Hutzler reviews China's Second Continent For the past decade, the West has been obsessed with the narrative of Africa as a continent subject to...

Surprise: U.S.-China Military Ties Are Actually Improving

Shannon Tiezzi | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Shannon Tiezzi

Thursday marks the start of RIMPAC 2014, the largest naval exercise in the world. For the first time, China is among the participants in this U.S.-organized exercise.

America Has Never Faced a Power Like China

Bob Hawke | Posted 08.19.2014 | World
Bob Hawke

China today is a country that is fundamentally more powerful than any that America has ever had to encounter before. It is also a country that has a stronger sense of its place and status than any country in the world except perhaps America itself.

Are American Dreams Compatible With the China Dream?

J. Stapleton Roy | Posted 08.18.2014 | Politics
J. Stapleton Roy

Americans and Chinese, like peoples everywhere, have dreams. China's top leader, President Xi Jinping, frequently refers to the China dream of the great renewal of the Chinese nation.

Living in China

China Hands | Posted 08.12.2014 | Education
China Hands

Meredith Davis speaks to American students in China Brendan Ross Arrival: August 2013 Purpose: Studying Chinese at Inter-University Program for Ch...

Savor the "Unsavory"

China Hands | Posted 08.06.2014 | Books
China Hands

Unsavory Elements presents a feast for those who enjoy reading good stories. Editing what is first and foremost a travel book, Tom Carter presents 28 accounts written by individuals who possess decent credentials and superb storytelling abilities.

US-China Student Summit Creates Tomorrow's Relationships Today

Carola McGiffert | Posted 08.05.2014 | Impact
Carola McGiffert

Imagine what would happen if you brought nearly 400 university-age students together -- half from the US and half from China. It would be the start of something pretty spectacular.

Howard Fineman

Obama Makes Rare Mention Of Tiananmen On 25th Anniversary | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland, President Barack Obama eloquently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the dawn of modern democracy in...

Abe's 'New Japanese' Want Their Grandfather's Asia: No Thanks, We Remember World War II

Eric X. Li | Posted 09.23.2014 | World
Eric X. Li

Many worry that a self-reflective and retrenching America is leaving a void in the world's balance of power. But hold your breath, here is Shinzo Abe coming to the rescue. Before the Americans sign their outsourcing contract with Tokyo, they would be well advised to listen carefully to Mr. Abe's Shangri-La speech. In his concluding remarks, he said that the New Japanese are really no different from their parents and grandparents in seeking to contribute to the world. For every Chinese and every Korean, it begs the question: Just who were those grandfathers Mr. Abe was so proudly referring to?

U.S. Accuses China Of 'Destabilizing' Asia Over South China Sea Claims

Reuters | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

By David Brunnstrom and Lee Chyen Yee SINGAPORE, May 31 (Reuters) - The United States and China squared off at an Asian secur...

A Pivot on the Peace Island

Kathy Kelly | Posted 07.27.2014 | World
Kathy Kelly

Gangjeong is one of the country's smallest villages, yet activists here, in their struggle against the construction of a massive naval base, have inspired people around the world.

World view

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

Dhruv Aggarwal interviews Andrew Nathan Andrew Nathan, the Class of 1919 Professor of Political Science at Columbia University, is an expert on Chin...

Social stability

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

Wang Xingzui, the head of one of China's largest NGOs, argues for a stronger Chinese social sector Geometry teaches us that at least three points are...

Among the faithful

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | World
China Hands

Anna Russo reports on Christianity in China "There are more Chinese in church on a Sunday than there are in the whole of Europe," says Professor Chlo...

Mixed prognosis

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Business
China Hands

Benjamin Shobert, founder of Rubicon Strategy Group, writes on healthcare FDI in China Every year across China over 10,000 doctors are assaulted eit...

Finding common ground

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

China Hands speaks to Major General Qiao Liang about his book, 'Unrestricted Warfare,' and the prospects of US-Chinese military relations As a Genera...

Baucus goes to China

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

Teddy Miller asks what the Baucus nomination means for US-China policy Once crucial to essential questions of war and peace, ambassadorships in toda...

Inside the classroom: Susan Shirk

China Hands | Posted 07.25.2014 | Politics
China Hands

An Interview with Susan Shirk, of University of California San Diego, on her course, "Chinese Politics." The year was 1971. As the United States and ...