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.

David Mike Lampton on COVID-19: ‘Decoupling’ or ‘Self-reliance’ in U.S.-China Relations Are Dangerous Delusions

David Mike Lampton is an Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow and Research Scholar at Stanford University’s Asia-Pacific Research Center. He was the former president of...

The CPC’s Fourth Plenum: Xi Emerges Stronger

(Photo by Xinhua) Rob La Terza Before the Fourth Plenum of the 19th Congress of...

Never Let a Crisis Go to Waste: Chinese Diplomacy during COVID-19

By Austin Peters. The views expressed are his own and do not necessarily represent the views of The...

A Preview of China-Southeast Asia Relations in 2016

China’s ties with the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) remain stable and bilateral cooperation will likely deepen in the coming...

The Observer View on North Korea’s Nuclear Bomb Test

It was, it transpired, probably quite a small bomb, in terms of yield and explosive power, and not the game-changing thermonuclear device that North...

‘Upsetting,’ ‘Ignorant:’ Asian Americans Describe Racial Harassment After COVID-19 Outbreak

She was used to the mistreatment by now: the passing stares, the not-so-subtle attempts to cover their mouths while passing her. Amy,...

With Trump in the Saddle, Where will the U.S. and China Ride?

The U.S. election, after a campaign of eighteen months that at times seemed to paralyze the entire American political process, is over.  Donald Trump,...

A Rocky Road Ahead? 2017 Belt and Road Forum Reactions in the West

Last week from May 14th-15th, delegates and dignitaries from all over the world gathered in Beijing to promote and discuss the Belt and Road...

Hong Kong Updates: A City Approaching Its Boiling Point?

Rob La Terza Tensions in Hong Kong have continued to rise in the past several days, as the U.S....

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