China’s Pork Crisis and the US-China Trade War

In 2019, it may be pork diplomacy that prevents Washington and Beijing from digging a pit too deep for either to climb out.

President Xi’s “Struggle” and the Future of U.S.-China Relations

Ostensibly simple, Xi’s statement carries important implications for China’s approach to economic integration, global cooperation, and responses to Western pressures.

Too Little, Too Late? Hong Kong Government Withdraws Extradition Bill

More than three months after the start of escalating protests and disruption, the Hong Kong Chief Executive spoke on live television Wednesday, Sept. 4th to state she will formally withdraw the controversial bill...

NIH and FBI Launch Investigations into Chinese Scholars

Tensions between the U.S. and China, such as the ongoing trade conflict, have begun to strain relationships in academia. The National Institutes...

China’s Economic Transformation: A Threat to the Liberal Global Order? by Arthur R. Kroeber

"In the phrase of Council on Foreign Relations scholar Elizabeth Economy, “China is an illiberal state seeking leadership in a liberal world order.” This...

Chinese Americans and China: A Fraught and Complicated Relationship by Gordon H. Chang

"January 1, 1979 for many Chinese Americans (those of Chinese ancestry who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents) was a joyous moment. They enthusiastically...

Protest in Hong Kong and its Consequences

By Cindy Cheng What happened? In February 2018, a pregnant 20-year-old woman Poon Hiu-wing from Hong Kong was killed by her boyfriend Chan Tong-kai during a...

China and North Korea: Comrades-in-NO-Arms

When I thought of North Korea a year ago, I pictured a dark, desolate place, where color could only be found in its flags,...

China’s 19th National Congress Reading List

  At the end of August, the Chinese Communist Party announced that the 19th National Congress will begin on October 18th, 2017. Held once every...

Time to Prepare for the Worst in North Korea

Professor Jia Qingguo of Peking University provides analysis on recent missile launches in North Korea and issues Beijing might have with starting talks with...

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