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中华人民共和国

New Rules for China's War on Terror

Kendrick Kuo, East Asia Forum

China's Rise May not Be so Peaceful

John Mearsheimer, National Interest

China and Luxembourg's Trip to the Moon

Matthew Francis, Daily Beast

Protesters Learning Lesson of China's Power

Kelly McParland, National Post

China Adds Nuke Capability to Sub Fleet

Jeremy Page, Wall Street Journal

Do laws really matter in an authoritarian state and in a region as militarised as Xinjiang?...(full article)

If the Chinese economy continues growing at a brisk clip in the next few decades, the United States will once again face a potential peer competitor, and great-power politics will ...(full article)

The first privately-funded spacecraft to travel the Moon launched last Thursday, but it likely won’t be the last....(full article)

Hong Kong’s Beijing-backed leader has finally explained why voters can’t be trusted to choose who replaces him in a 2017 election. It’s simple: if you give the ra...(full article)

One Sunday morning last December, China’s defense ministry summoned military attachés from several embassies to its monolithic Beijing headquarters. To the foreigners&...(full article)

Most Recent Articles

China Launches Its World Bank Alternative - Reuters

Australia, Indonesia and South Korea skipped the launch of a China-backed Asian infrastructure bank on Friday as the United States said it had concerns about the new rival to Weste...

China's Wealth Flees Abroad - Wang Yong, Worldcrunch

As China holds its 18th CCP Fourth Plenary Session with the theme of the "rule of law in China," it is clear that the corrupt system that fueled the country's economic boom is bank...

How Russia and China Will Fracture - Walter Clemens, The Diplomat

Complexity science helps us understand which of two paths will unfold for China and Russia....

It's up to Cuba to Make Concessions - Jaime Suchlicki, Miami Herald

Raúl’s legitimacy is based on his closeness to Fidel Castro’s policies of economic centralization, control and opposition to U.S. policies. Raúl cannot re...

China Pivots to Europe - Paul Ames, Global Post

Billboards showing alluring pictures of seaside villas and luxury apartments have become a common sight here, which wouldn’t seem unusual except for the accompanying text &md...

China Hacks Away at U.S. Military Superiority - Eaglen & Morrison, RCD

Countering Chinese cyber espionage must be a top priority....

China Arms Its Police - Economist

Most Chinese police have long gone without firearms. In the wake of terrorist incidents, that is changing....

The Similarities Between Germany and China - George Friedman, Stratfor

The problem with an export-based economy is that the exporter is the hostage of its customers. Germany's and China's well-being depend not only on how they manage their economies, ...

China Could Also Lose Taiwan - Richard Rosecrance, The American Interest

The events of the past three weeks in Hong Kong have underlined two major points. First, Beijing’s policy has not changed. Second, China’s attempt to reintegrate Taiwan...

China's Aircraft Carrier Trouble - Robert Beckhusen, War Is Boring

There’s no more of a conspicuous and potent symbol of China’s growing naval power than the aircraft carrier Liaoning. But the 53,000-ton, 999-foot-long carrier could be dangero...

China and America: Competing Exceptionalism - Roger Cohen, NYT

What will matter above all is the capacity of the United States and China to avoid fatal misunderstanding. In a state of mutual incomprehension, clashing interests will escalate....

China's Communists Once Championed Democracy - Frank Ching, SCMP

The issue of what constitutes "genuine universal suffrage" was discussed in 1944 - 70 years ago - by the Communist Party. On February 2, 1944, the party newspaper, Xinhua Ribao, ca...

Is Hong Kong China's Future? - William Pesek, Bloomberg

Hopes that Hong Kong would one day transform China in its own image now seem foolish and futile. Beijing appears intent on making the former British colony look more like the mai...

Hong Kong Officials: There's Always 2022 - Shannon Tiezzi, Diplomat

Lam said there was still room for dialogue within the framework of the NPCSC decision. Working out the nomination procedure will be a goal of the second round of public consultat...

How Beijing Captured China's Middle Class - Julian Sneider, TNI

In The China Fantasy (2007), James Mann debunked the hopeful delusion of Western liberals: that a Chinese “middle class” would emerge to countervail centralized state power. ...

TV Faceoff Dramatizes Hong Kong's Gulf - Liam Fitzpatrick, Time

More than any other event in the three weeks of pro-democracy protests that have rocked China’s most international city, the dialog—the government hesitated to call it a nego...

China's European Year - Wang Yiwei, China Daily

The two 'silk roads' proposed by China will revitalize Eurasia as well as help build a more inclusive and open global market....

NATO Moves to Define Cyber War - Robert Morgus, RealClearWorld

Imagine that China launches a cyber attack on the United States tomorrow. It devastates systems, crippling the financial sector or causing loss of life. But does it merit a militar...

Can Joint Procurement Challenge China? - KSL Collin, The Diplomat

Joint procurement or not, China will more likely continue to widen the “patrol asymmetry” with the Philippines and Vietnam in the South China Sea....

An Overview of U.S. Trade Ties to Asia - Heritage Foundation

It is in the cause of furthering American interests that The Heritage Foundation’s Asian Studies Center once again offers a snapshot of America’s stake in the Pacific a...

Finding a New Approach to China - Hoover Institution

How do we deal strategically with China’s rise, now that we are in a phase when China has dropped its “smile diplomacy” and is making increasingly belligerent a...

Fewer in HK and Taiwan Identifying as Chinese - Michael Mazza, American

At the time of Hong Kong’s election for its next chief executive in 2017, first-time voters, having been born two years after the 1997 handover, will have known nothing but Chine...

5 Places Where WW3 Could Break Out - James Hardy, National Interest

It seems these days the world is literally on fire. Conflict continues on and off in Ukraine, there are tensions throughout the Asia-Pacific, Ebola is on the rampage, ISIS continue...

U.S. Should Increase Pacific Military Capabilities - J. Randy Forbes, TNI

Harkening back to the 19th century when Army forces protected America's coastlines and during World War Two when they defended key outposts in the Pacific, Hagel recommend the Army...

Could China's Nuclear Strategy Evolve? - Nicolas Giacometti, The Diplomat

For half a century, China’s nuclear strategy has been surprisingly consistent. Will it remain so?...

A Note from the Desk of Xi Jinping - Joseph Bosco, RealClearWorld

According to all my advisers, not to mention those China experts in the West, this Hong Kong situation will end either in a bloodbath or a humiliating defeat for my Communist Party...

Police Brutality Reignites Hong Kong - Ben Leung, Daily Beast

Video of plainclothes cops kicking the hell out of a protester has reignited passions on the street. But is this the rule, or the exception?...

China's Navy Is Already Challenging U.S. - James Holmes, The Diplomat

Outwardly impressive ships, aircraft, and weaponry can make an outsized impression on lay audiences—potentially skewing the results of a peacetime showdown in favor of the le...

China's Choice - Wong Chin-Huat, Project Syndicate

Much to the Chinese government’s chagrin, a major pro-democracy movement has seized the streets of Hong Kong, a “special administrative region” of China with a lo...

China's Unrequited Love for Basketball - Samuel Chi, The Diplomat

The NBA season is set to begin in less than two weeks, and as is the norm nowadays, teams are barnstorming China in front of adoring and excited fans. This week, the Brooklyn Nets ...

Asia's Concern over an American Decline - Roger Cohen, NY Times

Outside China, there is a consistent theme in Asia. It is concern that declining American power, credibility and commitment will leave the way open for Beijing to exercise dominanc...

Here's a Map of Ebola's Likely Travels - German Lopez, Vox

Outside of Africa, the risk is relatively high in the UK and France, but thankfully very low in India and China....

China's Growing Urban Crisis - Joel Kotkin, New Geography

China now boasts four megacities of over 10 million people, the most of any country. The population of Shanghai, a cosmopolitan world city decades before the Communist takeover of ...

China's Next Big Export: Deflation - William Pesek, Bloomberg

Inflation hawks might want to take a closer look at China's latest data, which just go to show how warped their worldview is becoming....

Hong Kong Protester Beaten by Police - Adam Withnall, The Independent

Video footage showing the apparent beating of a defenceless protester outside a government building in Hong Kong has led human rights activists, politicians and movement leaders to...

Taiwan Stiffens Its Resolve Against China - Cindy Sui, BBC

Hong Kong's Occupy Central demonstrations may be losing steam, but Taiwan's movement to resist China is only intensifying. While improved ties with China in recent years have been ...

Putin's Tiger Is Lost in China - Joshua Keating, Slate

If you happen to be traipsing about China’s Heilongjiang province and come across a lost-looking Siberian tiger, the Kremlin would like it back....

Where '1 Country, 2 Systems' Is a Success - Dingding Chen, Diplomat

As the political crisis caused by the Occupy Central movement deepens in Hong Kong, many observers (here and here) have pondered whether a similar “occupy” movement could occur...

China's Desirable Economic Slowdown - Kenneth Rogoff, Project Syndicate

As China shifts to a more domestic-demand driven, services-oriented economy, a transition to slower trend growth is both inevitable and desirable. But the challenges are immense, a...

Russia and China's anti-U.S. Axis - Daniel McGroarty, RealClearWorld

Beyond the arc of the ebola epidemic, and outside the parameters of the fight against the Islamic State, a far more fundamental change to the world order is taking place. It's the ...

Hong Kong: Xi Jinping's First Real Crisis - Dean Cheng, National Interest

As the world turned its eyes to the mass protests in Hong Kong, it focused primarily on how the territory will elect its chief executive. The people who have taken to the streets o...

Give Hong Kong Voters More Choice - Bloomberg

With Hong Kong protest leaders calling their supporters out onto the streets again, there's good reason to doubt whether talks with the government that were expected today will eve...

Hong Kong's Counter-Protesters - Brendan O'Reilly, The Diplomat

Fears of chaos resonate deeply in a nation that, within living memory, suffered through the Warlord Era, a brutal Japanese occupation, a massive civil war, and the madness of the C...

India Is Growing Bolder on the Seas - C. Raja Mohan, Indian Express

Given India’s growing trade and its increasing dependence on the sea for the import of vital energy resources, India’s interests are similar to those of the US, the wo...

Did Beijing Back the Hong Kong Triads? - John Van Oudenaren, RCW

Despite their marked differences, Beijing and the triad syndicates share an interest in muzzling democracy in Hong Kong....

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