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Burying China's 'String of Pearls'

Christopher Yung, The Diplomat

Nepal's India-China Dance

Manish Gyawali, The Diplomat

China's New Subnormal

Simon Cox, Foreign Policy

Xi Can Make China's Food Safer

South China Morning Post

What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang....(full article)

In a November 8 column, U.S. Naval War College Professor James R. Holmes (aka the Naval Diplomat) criticized a new National Defense University (NDU) report on Chinese overseas...(full article)

No longer treated as a peripheral concern, Nepal is receiving overtures from both China and India....(full article)

China’s economy must become more innovative, its leaders insist. But the same is not true of its economic slogans, it seems. If anything, they are becoming more derivative. Ove...(full article)

China's food-processing industry remains 15 years behind non-food counterparts, according to a Hong Kong-based quality-control specialist hired by factory customers. AsiaInspection...(full article)

Most Recent Articles

Xi Jinping Wants It All - John McLaughlin, Ozy

Chinese President Xi Jinping enters 2015 with more hanging in the balance than any other Chinese leader in recent memory. He is attempting the hardest thing a national leader can d...

Rajapaksa Surprisingly Stands Down - Japan Times

There were two striking developments after voters in Sri Lanka went to the polls on Jan. 8 to select their president. First, the incumbent, Mahinda Rajapaksa, lost. To the surprise...

Shakespeare with Chinese Characteristics - Ross Perlin, Foreign Policy

Shakespeare is booming in China. But translating the Bard’s greatest works isn’t as clear as a summer’s day....

Asia's Race into Space - James Clay Moltz, Daily Beast

While NASA and the European Space Agency gets most of the world’s attention, China, Japan and India are racing for the heavens....

Solving Tokyo and Beijing's Island Dispute - M. O'Hanlon, National Interest

Within the pages of the National Interest, I have had the privilege of being part of a recent discussion about the Senkaku/Diaoyu islands in the East China Sea with Robert Manning ...

China's Influence in Africa Is Overblown - Economist

China has become by far Africa’s biggest trading partner, exchanging about $160 billion-worth of goods a year; more than 1m Chinese, most of them labourers and traders, have ...

How History Affects Chinese Conduct - Michael Swaine, The Diplomat

As China’s power and influence continue to grow in Asia and beyond, many analysts look to Chinese history to understand how a strong China will behave and view the world in t...

A Chinese City Bans the Burqa - Lily Kuo, Quartz

Chinese authorities have banned women in Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang—an autonomous western region where Muslims account for almost half of the population—from ...

China's Crackdown May Be Cracking up - Fred Hiatt, Washington Post

Through the wild swings of Chinese history since its Communist revolution in 1949, there has been one constant: Outsiders have rarely understood what was happening while it was hap...

China's Debt Still a Problem Despite Good Numbers - William Pesek, BV

The improving U.S. economy has brought some welcome cheer to officials in Beijing, which reported an unexpectedly high 9.7 percent jump in December exports on Tuesday. If those num...

An Election of Deep Consequence to Asia - Harsh Pant, The Diplomat

Sri Lanka’s surprising election result will have complex effects on the India-China-Sri Lanka strategic triangle....

Across China, Worker Protests Are Surging - China Labour Bulletin

Construction workers, teachers and miners joined factory workers in a wave of strikes and protests across China in the final quarter of 2014. China Labour Bulletin’s Strike M...

Sri Lanka Upset a Blow to China - Kevin Sullivan, The Week

For Mahinda Rajapaksa, the now former president of Sri Lanka, last week's stunning election defeat must be a bit of a head-scratcher. Having ended the country's decades-long civil ...

Big Personalities Will Set the Course in 2015 - Steve LeVine, Quartz

Momentum alone ought to signal that 2015 will bring new confusion, fresh surprises, and more shredded history. But while the year will deepen our disorientation, and include horren...

Rebuilding Venezuela - Roger Noriega, RealClearWorld

Venezuela is collapsing. President Nicolas Maduro's dash-for-cash to Beijing last week was a humiliating failure. Half-mile food lines wind through the streets of Caracas and other...

China's Anti-Graft Campaign Reaches New Stage - James Char, The Diplomat

A key phase of the Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign has concluded....

What's China's Role in the Oil Price Drop? - Anthony Fensom, National Interest

Plunging oil prices have sent shockwaves around the world, threatening to topple governments and bankrupt businesses even while U.S. consumers celebrate cheap gasoline. Yet while r...

Sri Lankan Voters Impeding Chinese Expansion - Bruce Einhorn, Businessweek

China has spared no effort to make friends with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The island nation has more than $4 billion worth of Chinese-backed investments, including a ...

East Asia's Economies Lap up that Cheap Oil - Andy Tully, Oil Price

In East Asia, though, the 50 percent drop in the price of crude since June appears to have created opportunities for economic growth. And the biggest winner here is also the bigges...

Why I'm Still Bullish on China - Jim O'Neill, Bloomberg View

Halfway through a decade in which China set out to rebalance its economy, it is poised to drastically enlarge its role in the world. Let me explain why....

Major Strategic Benefits to Cuba Opening - Donte Stallworth, Huff-Post

WASHINGTON -- Following President Barack Obama's recent decision to overhaul U.S. policy toward Cuba, American national security experts see an opportunity to enhance intelligence-...

China Makes a Move in the Resource Wars - Daniel McGroarty, RCWorld

Washington displays a troubling lack of interest over the intensifying tug-of-war for access to strategic resources....

China's Lunar Ambitions - Mortier and Finnis, The Diplomat

In October 2014, China’s Chang’e 5-T1 lunar probe, known as Xiaofei or Little Flyer, successfully completed an orbit around the Moon. This was the first time that a tri...

A Critical Year for Japan's Diplomacy - Nakajima & Teraguchi, China Post

Important diplomatic issues for Japan today include improving ties with China and South Korea and strengthening its alliance with the United States....

India Won't Soon Catch up to China - M.C. Madhavan, The Hindu

In India’s noisy political democracy, the problems are compounded by the existence of multiple political parties with no coherent approach to development....

Will China Save Venezuela? - Shannon Tiezzi, The Diplomat

As we head into 2015, one trend at least is carrying over from 2014 – plummeting oil prices. And with the falling price of oil, major producers are falling into economic re...

In China, Cuba, Dictatorship Beats Trade - Jonathan Tobin, Commentary

One of the chief arguments in favor of President Obama’s decision to recognize the Communist regime in Cuba more than a half century after the U.S. cut ties with it is that...

Superpower Showdown: China vs. America - Ron Huisken, TNI

Confidence in the capacity of the Asia-Pacific region to preserve a flexible but fundamentally robust security order weakened noticeably over the past year. Despite being clearly...

China: A Friend or a Foe to Moscow? - Alex Calvo, China Policy Institute Blog

The last days of the year have been intense in the geopolitical arena, with the release of Moscow’s new military doctrine among several developments meriting close attention....

Ranking the 7 Great Global Powers - Walter Russell Mead, American Interest

To kick off 2015, we present our take on who the real “G-7″ countries are: the world’s seven great powers, ranked by their ability to shape both their immediate environments ...

The Dark Underworld of Labor in China - Michelle Chen, The Nation

The image shot around China’s mobile screens like a still of real-life horror movie. A stocky police officer standing over the body of a woman in a purple coat, a police van ...

The Year of Tenuous Ties - Patrick Smith, Fiscal Times

World leaders find themselves amid a complex series of fragile international relationships. Some of these are troublesome, some potentially costly for Americans, others run to dang...

China's Arctic Ambitions - Andreas Kuersten, The Diplomat

Russian Arctic offshore energy efforts are in a period of unwelcome pause, and the flight of Western companies in the face of sanctions imposed by their home countries has left the...

Chinese President Showing Off His Softer Side - Joshua Keating, Slate

Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a second annual televised New Year’s Eve address two days ago, establishing what seems to be a new tradition. The content of the speeches&md...

Lessons from a Tragedy in Shanghai - Adam Minter, Bloomberg View

What is certain, however, is that such an accident was long overdue in a city that takes particular, oftentimes reckless pride, in staging large spectacles, which draw big crowds t...

How China Sees World War I - Lyle Goldstein, National Interest

Why it might not be wise to dismiss the idea of a “new type of great power relations” just yet....

China Risks a Lost Decade - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

China in 2015 is likely to look a lot like Japan in 1998. when the zombification of its economy truly began....

Cultural Revolution Haunts China's Rulers - Kerry Brown, The Diplomat

The mainstream view, at least amongst the China-watching community in recent years, was that Hu Jintao and Wen Jiabao’s generation would be the last to have a clear memory of t...

China's Vulnerable Economy - Peter Drysdale, East Asia Forum

As we count down the days and now the hours towards the beginning of 2015, what preoccupies most soothsayers of the outlook for the global economy in the coming year is the shape o...

Can China Make Top Wines? - Ly & Howson, The Conversation

China’s wine industry has exploded in recent years, with the number of wineries more than doubling over the past decade, propelling the country past Australia to become the w...

China's Bride Gap - Adam Minter, Bloomberg View

In the villages outside of Handan, China, a bachelor looking to marry a local girl needs to have as much as $64,000 -- the price tag for a suitable home and obligatory gifts. That'...

China Ruled by Contradictions - Jeffrey Wasserstrom, NYT

In 1989, Chinese cities were rocked by huge protests, most notably the Tiananmen Square crackdown, while in Europe, the Berlin Wall fell and talk of a global Marxist-Leninist extin...

China Is the New Bretton Woods - William Pesek, Bloomberg View

Thanks to China, Christine Lagarde of the International Monetary Fund, Jim Yong Kim of the World Bank and Takehiko Nakao of the Asian Development Bank may no longer have much meani...

The Enduring Spirit of Hong Kong's Protests - Japan Times

That demand will only grow over time. Worryingly for Beijing, similar demands are likely to surface in major cities in the mainland as the Chinese economy slows and adjusts to new ...

Why Christmas Is Huge in China - Robert Foyle Hunwick, Atlantic

A Western religious festival takes on Chinese characteristics....

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