At the end of August, the Chinese Communist Party announced that the 19th National Congress will begin on October 18th, 2017. Held once every five years, the meeting is very important in deciding the top leadership for China and...
Professor Jia Qingguo of Peking University provides analysis on recent missile launches in North Korea and issues Beijing might have with starting talks with Washington and Seoul to address the North Korean problems. Issues include reviving memories of the...
The Chinese Communist Party will hold its 19th Party Congress on October 18, marking the end of the first term of General Secretary Xi Jinping. In a leadership reshuffle, Xi is expected to promote allies to the Party’s key...
Philippines’ Duterte will keep close ties with China The Philippines relationship with the United States has taken a drastic shift since the election of Rodrigo Duterte, in addition to more changes since the inauguration of Donald Trump. Xue Li...
As much as China may insist that it is resolutely non-interventionist and different from other historical great powers, actions like the opening of a Chinese naval base in Djibouti belie a shift from a low-profile to a more pragmatic...
Expressions of nationalistic sentiments have been growing on Chinese social media recently, a phenomenon that could work both for or against the Chinese government. In January 2016, Tsai Ing-wen was elected president on the island of Taiwan. In response, thousands...
China’s impressive infrastructure projects have been the subjects of both international praise and criticism. A recent New York Times article about the debt-ridden Chishi Bridge seems to have rekindled longstanding concerns about the future of China’s economy. The country’s...
The views expressed in this article belong entirely to the author of “Why is McCain so Anti-China?” and do not represent the views of the US-China Perception Monitor or the China Program at The Carter Center. During his speech below...
The colossal Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a China-heavily funded economic development strategy that focuses on connectivity among countries primarily between the China and the rest of Eurasia. It consists of the land-based "Silk Road Economic Belt" (SREB) and oceangoing...
America’s Withdrawal From the International Scene and China’s Increasing Leadership Despite facing pressures from Pope Francis to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to keep the United States in the Paris Climate Accord during the 43rd G7 Summit last weekend, President Trump...

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