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Working Together

Jonathan Richards | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Jonathan Richards

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Obama Pivots Amidst Encroaching Chaos: Is the Promise of the California Summit Receding in the Rearview Mirror?

William Bradley | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

We just don't live in a world in which it makes sense to leave our doors unlocked. But that's not a justification for an anything goes attitude.

Snowden Crash

William Bradley | Posted 08.24.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Beset on all sides by great powers, sophisticated operators, and clashing agendas, Snowden, like his perhaps new Wikileaks patron Julian Assange before him, seems like a character in a cyberpunk novel.

Obama Summitry Encounters the Snowden Effect, Again

William Bradley | Posted 08.21.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

President Barack Obama's latest stabs at summitry -- with the G-8 in Belfast, Northern Ireland and again with Germany's leaders in Berlin -- met with mixed results this week.

Will the NSA Revelations Harm US-China Relations?

Donald Gross | Posted 08.18.2013 | World
Donald Gross

We now know the reality that both countries engage in extensive cyber-hacking and are each victims of the other's attacks. The good news is that it has now become possible for the U.S. and China to develop a frank, realistic and shared analysis of the threat posed by cyberespionage

Obama's Serious Syrian Straddle Threatens His Own Strategy

William Bradley | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

The Obama administration's geopolitical pivot to the Asia-Pacific seems more than a little stuck between moves. Already slowed by the long goodbye of the Afghan War, the strategy is threatened by the prospect of Syria spinning up into a much wider war.

Sunnylands Summitry: Alternate Chinese View, Alternate Californian Summit

William Bradley | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

Snowden's revelations have dramatically undercut Washington's effort to corner Beijing on the issue. They allow Xi to counter Obama's complaints by saying that the rest of the world, including China, is a potential victim of this massive and formerly secret American cyber-surveillance program.

High Desert Hopes For Obama-Xi Jinping Summit

Agence France Presse | Stephen Collinson | Posted 08.07.2013 | World

An unusual sense of anticipation is building ahead of US President Barack Obama's first summit with new Chinese President Xi Jinping, at a secluded an...

First-Date Jitters Abound As Obama-Xi Meeting Approaches

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN and MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 07.30.2013 | World

BEIJING — President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping face weighty issues when they meet at a private estate in California next week...

The Obama-Hu News Conference: Missed Opportunity for China

Mark Dorlester | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Dorlester

While most of us are focused on domestic issues like banking and health care, a truly spectacular, world history-making event just concluded in the Ea...