Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group and reportedly the richest man in China, saw his wealth soar with the successful launch of Alibaba’s initial public offering. While the IPO offers insights into global financial trends, it also provides a unique perspective on how income inequality is affecting citizens across the globe.
China will not give up its free-rider strategy in dealing with international violent extremism anytime soon. However, the People’s Republic may use the US-led campaign against the Islamic terror group ISIS as a pretext to more aggressively crack down on Uyghur separatism in Xinjiang province.
Analyzing the recent travels of Chinese President Xi Jingping, Chen Xiangyang examines the “new normal” of periphery diplomacy in China’s foreign policy and explains how it will continue to strengthen relations with regional nations.
As President Barack Obama scales up his administration’s counteroffensive against terrorist groups operating in Iraq and Syria, Fu Xiaoqiang calls for China and the United States to find common interests and further anti-terror cooperation in order to decrease the potential of future threats and provide stability for a war-torn region.
Alibaba’s stellar NYSE IPO beat even the most optimistic expectations. The IPO is likely to forge close US-China economic and trade ties, and to further integrate the two economies, writes He Weiwen.
While many believe that the China-US relationship is passing through a rocky period and has dropped to a low point, Wu Jianmin suggests that the foundation of the relationship remains strong.
Are China’s investigative probes into foreign companies selective and rooted in protectionism? Yu Xiang refutes these claims and explains how China’s antitrust legislation and enforcement has developed since its inception in 2008.
Terrorism is the top public hazard of the present-day world. Its eradication calls for global cooperation and a shared sense of urgency.
China is promoting economic transition and innovation to seize the new opportunities and it is willing to work with others in the region.
How have different foreign policy approaches changed U.S. relations with Russia and China? As Zheng Yu explains, these differing policies and perspectives have become clearer as a result of the Ukraine Crisis and U.S.-led sanctions against Russia.
Only by getting to know China in an entirely new light, can the US formulate a sensible China policy and produce a win-win situation for both China and the US in the South China Sea, writes Wu Zurong.
The SCO should focus its efforts on intra-cooperation in security, politics and the economy. By doing so, the regional organization will enhance its ability to cope with regional challenges, and win respect from the rest of the world.
The stark juxtaposition of the last three decades of China’s public health — an era of starvation for 45 million people to now 46 million obese people — makes for a challenging public health issue. Tom Watkins explores how the United States and China must collaborate to address the health needs of their nations.
Are electoral politics and the upcoming midterm elections distracting the Obama administration from its foreign policy priorities? Zhang Zhixin examines the political polarization impeding the U.S. Congress and questions the ability of the Obama administration to continue its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific in such a conflicted environment.
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