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2017/05/19 | Dr. Willy Wo-Lap Lam

China’s Global Power Projection Hit With 'Strategic Overdraft'

'Since coming to power in late 2012, Xi has repeatedly spun out bold and all-encompassing visions and schemes,' but Xi will need to 'prove that he can actually deliver on both his domestic and international pledges,' said Dr. Lam.

2017/05/16 | Joel Wuthnow

Xi's Grand Design: Recentralizing Power in the PLA

An important test of Xi's ability to manage the army bureaucracy will come over the next few years as PLA reform deepens.

2017/05/13 | Matthew Brazil

Thinking the Unthinkable: Are American Organizations in China Ready for a Serious Crisis?

US President Trump has brought uncertainty to Sino-American ties, 'If a serious bilateral crisis develops, [foreigners] in China may become unacceptably vulnerable to expulsion or detention,' said Matthew Brazil.

2017/05/05 | The Japan Times

Real Estate Billionaire Exposes Beijing’s Dilemma

Beijing must do all it can to eliminate Guo as a threat, but doing so validates charges that the anti-corruption campaign is as much a tool to eliminate political opposition as it is an effort to clean up the Chinese Communist Party.

2017/04/26 | William Hurst

China’s Critical Year

It is China's critical year that Xi Jinping is poised for breakthroughs on many fronts if he can successfully navigate around the many mines and obstacles that stand in his path.

2017/04/14 | Kuan Chen

Two Years in Jail for Calling Xi Jinping a ‘Steamed Bun’

It is a dangerous game playing fast and loose with nicknames in China, even with your friends online.

2017/04/12 | Alan Bairner

Xi Jinping’s Football Dream and the Nightmare Scenario

Given the power of football to help consolidate national unity but equally to provide outlets for political opposition, the realization of Xi’s dreams for Chinese football could be even more important than one might, at first glance, think.

2017/04/11 | FORTUNE

Trump Paints an Overly Rosy Picture Of His Meeting With China’s Xi Jinping

As long as economic nationalists and establishment pragmatists in the White House wage pitched battles over the China policy and Beijing and Washington continue to see each other as potential adversaries, Trump’s prediction that the 'lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away' will turn out to be wildly optimistic.

2017/04/11 | Kerry Brown

The Xi-Trump Summit: Rearranging the Furniture

After the Trump-Xi summit in Florida, there appears to be no fundamental change to the Sino-US relationship. 'All that continues as before. Chairs have just been rearranged – that’s all,' writes Kerry Brown.

2017/04/06 | Edward White

ANALYSIS: Taiwan Holds Its Breath as Trump Meets Xi

Ahead of the meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping, eight Taiwan and China experts share their expectations with The News Lens.

2017/04/06 | Troy Lee-Brown

How Asian Regionalism Could Prosper Under Trump

Trump's dispute with Europe fuels doubts about the future of the East Asian regional order. Is the Indo-Pacific concept a viable option to complement or perhaps even help salvage the broader Asian regional project?

2017/03/31 | Dong Dong Zhang

Beneath the Surface of China’s Relentless Rise

Saving the CCP demanded a drastic revamping of the power structures of the party-state.

2017/03/25 | John J. Stremlau

Africa Offers a Point of Cooperation for Xi and Trump

Xi and Trump should explore trilateral cooperation with African governments since both parties have extensive and often complementary interests in the continent.

2017/03/24 | Baogang He

What is the Official Chinese Take on Trump?

There may exist a diverse range of Chinese opinions but only one really matters.

2017/03/23 | Crispin Rovere

Dear Foreign Policy Elite: You’re Obsolete

Foreign policy elite who have been criticizing US. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for his rejection of 'protocol' should focus on his achievements on issues affecting US interests instead.

2017/03/16 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Xi's 'Great Wall of Iron' to Safeguard Xinjiang?

The 'great wall of iron' comes after the Islamic State released a video featuring young Uighurs vowing to plant their flag in China and promising that 'blood will flow in rivers.'

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.

2017/03/09 | Jingdong Yuan

China's Defense Spending: What's Behind the Slowdown?

Beijing will continue to spend as appropriate on its defense, but at a level that won’t cause too much alarm and can't be used in "China threat" rhetoric.