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2016/10/06 | J. Michael Cole
Over 75 Percent of Chinese Believe Way of Life Must be Protected Against ‘Outside Influences’
As China sees a greater role for itself on the global stage, it is also becoming more apprehensive about potential designs against its emergence as a major power.
2016/12/28 | Edward White
Trump’s Unlikely Ally: The Chinese Dissident
A high-profile Chinese dissident sees U.S. President-elect Donald Trump as a potential game changer for human rights in China.
2016/10/22 | Matthew Dal Santo
Don't Count on the Russians Backing Down this Time
One of the problems with assumptions about a 'new Cold War' may be that they're not scary enough.
OPINION: Beijing Talks Tough About 'New Cold War' in Asia
Emblematic of Beijing’s pugilistic mentality is a series of war games staged with Russia. Perhaps not by coincidence, 22,000 American military personnel held exercises in waters around Guam.
2016/09/14 | The Japan Times
OPINION: What’s Next After the G20 Summit?
Now that the China-hosted summit is over, will Beijing ramp up its South China Sea agenda?
2016/12/07 | J. Michael Cole
Taiwan, Not the US, to Pay the Price for the Trump-Tsai Call
While punishing Taiwan may be Beijing’s proximate aim, China may also hope to convince the Trump administration that closer engagement with Taipei isn’t in their interests, as this will inevitably lead to renewed instability in the Taiwan Strait, argues J. Michael Cole
2016/10/19 | Andrei Lankov
Learning to Live with a Nuclear North Korea
Like it or not, it is time to learn to live with a nuclear North Korea.
2017/04/08 | TNL Staff
No Taiwan Mention After Trump-Xi Summit as Focus Turns to Syria
Ahead of the talks, while most Taiwan experts anticipated a benign outcome for Taiwan from the summit, few, given the Trump administration’s unpredictability, were willing to fully rule out the possibility of an unexpected statement or announcement.
2017/01/04 | Sam Bateman
South China Sea Dramas Distract from Greater Dangers in Asia
China and the United States have a responsibility to temper their actions and rhetoric in the South China Sea and keep their eyes on the bigger global and regional pictures.
How Will Trump Respond to Duterte's 'Game-Changer' in Asia?
Will Trump attend next year’s ASEAN–U.S. Summit in Manila? The decision will have far-reaching implications.