The U.S. and Europe Teeter on Verge of a New Cold War with Russia
Jul 03, 2015
The media and public opinion have become the new focuses of major-power competition, as the US struggles to maintain a supreme position in the current world order.
How to ‘Meet China Halfway’ in Managing Japan-China and U.S.-Japan Relations
Jul 02, 2015
Japan’s Abe government is appealing to the nationalistic Japan Restoration Party to revise the constitution to permit the assembly of an army. Lyle J. Goldstein’s book, Meeting China Halfway—How to Defuse the Emerging U.S.-China Rivalry has important suggestions for avoiding a Japan-China military conflict.
The Strategic and Economic Dialogue Shows the Maturity of China-U.S. Relations
Jun 30, 2015
After heated discussions, even confronting debates, the 7th S&ED has still achieved more than 190 results, which clearly illustrates the solid base for bilateral relations.
            
Finance & Economy
What Should China Do When Its Capital Account Is Open?
Jul 03, 2015
China has become one of the world’s most important investors and capital exporters, stepping into a new phrase of “GNP” from “GDP” and reversing the mechanism of capital-free flow. So it is imperative to speed up the opening of its capital account.
Finance & Economy
China-U.S. Relations: Striking a Balance between Cooperation and Competition
Jun 30, 2015
There is no denying that elements of competition exist in China-U.S. relations, but strengthening bilateral cooperation still forms the heart of the two countries’ policies towards each other.
Peace & Security
The Price of Progress
Jun 29, 2015
Despite no public statements made by the U.S. government, China has been implicated in a recent hack of the U.S. Office for Personnel Management. It has spurred a debate on information security, differences between economic espionage and cold war espionage, and the overall bilateral relationship.
Peace & Security
U.S. Ambivalence in South China Sea
Jun 25, 2015
China-U.S. competition and rivalry in the South China Sea is structural, strategic, and irreconcilable. Preventing conflicts there from damaging bilateral ties is a practical imperative for decision-makers in both countries.
Peace & Security
China’s Maritime Disputes: Trouble to the South, But the East Stays Quiet
Jun 24, 2015
Tensions are rising in the South China Sea — so why is the East China Sea so calm?
Peace & Security
Safeguarding China’s Overseas Interests Through Military Cooperation
Jun 26, 2015
It is no surprise that China’s recent military white paper emphasizes “enhancing joint operational capabilities”. The first step of cooperation could be in military operations other than war.
Peace & Security
General Fan Visits Havana
Jun 24, 2015
China and Cuba are longtime economic, military and political allies and last week’s arrival of Chinese General Fan Changlong in Havana caused speculation about their relationship. More serious is Cuba’s public insistence during the negotiations that the United States return the naval base at Guantanamo Bay.
Finance & Economy
China's $10 Trillion Market Explosion
Jun 24, 2015
Not so long ago, China’s A-share index lingered around 2,000. Before last week’s plunge, it closed at 5,200. In the short-term, the market will remain volatile, but just as China’s economy hasn’t emulated typical market fluctuations, its potential should prevail in the long term.