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2018/09/28 | China Brief
Guess Who's Back: Xi Sheds Low Profile to Navigate the Trade War
Xi Jinping laid low throughout the summer, leading to rabid speculation from China watchers. He's back now, but is he here to stay?
How the American Institute in Taiwan Grew From Uncertain Beginnings
Establishing the AIT, which recently opened its new complex in Neihu, took a combination of diplomatic resilience and timely penny-pinching.
2018/08/07 | Global Voices
More Reasons Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short
Further analysis of Chinese claims that it is victimized by Western media bias fails to prove much beyond the commitment of English-language journalists to document human rights violations in China.
2018/08/03 | Global Voices
Here's Why Chinese Accusations of Western Media Bias Fall Short
China often claims to be the victim of biased coverage by the Western media, but an analysis of media behavior fails to prove the hypothesis.
2018/07/31 | Lo
GIF STORY: The US Navy's Asian Pivot and Historical Deployment
US Navy destroyers make headlines when they sail the Taiwan Strait – a regular part of the Seventh Fleet’s patrol. When we look at the history of US fleet deployments, it’s clear that the US uses its warships as waterborne ambassadors of global influence.
2018/07/11 | The Conversation
ANALYSIS: The Pointless Inefficacy of Trump's China Trade War
China gets remarkably little added value from the tech products it exports to the United States.
2018/06/15 | TIME
Flush from Singapore Success, Trump OKs $35-55 Bln Tariffs on Chinese Imports
After his foreign policy foray in Asia, Trump is returning to his core message of economic nationalism.
2018/04/11 | China Brief
How China Controls the Trade War Message
The US-China trade war is destined to become a domestic public relations victory for the PRC.
2017/03/16 | Stephen Costello
Trump and Xi on Dangerous Ground Amid THAAD Blowback
Even a relatively inexperienced South Korean president, taking office after the policy upheavals of the past two decades, would not permit their administration to start under a cloud of subservience to China, to the United States or to their disgraced predecessor.
2017/02/22 | Stephen Olson
Keeping An Eye On U.S.–China Semiconductor Supremacy Struggles
The way the semiconductor issue is resolved will tell us a lot about whether the two countries will be able to work out a broader modus vivendi for their future trading relationship.
2016/09/01 | Mo Tz-pin
Obama-Xi To Discuss Cross-Strait Issues Before G20 Summit
Although Taiwan will not be the main topic of discussion between presidents Xi and Obama, the question of stability in the Taiwan Strait is expected to be raised.