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The Rise of Soft Power in U.S.-China Relations

  Soft power is a relatively new term, but the underlying concept is ancient. Every major civilization has used culture to represent its core values and to convince others of its good intentions. India expressed its moral principles through Hinduism, Buddhism,…

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China and Pakistan: Special Relationship, Difficult Obstacles, Breathtaking Rewards

China and Pakistan are close allies in the same way the United States and Israel are; their mutual interests in…

Exclusive: On Peter Navarro

This past July, I found that a colleague of mine had published an article about Peter Navarro, the University of…

China’s Role in the Denuclearization of North Korea

The China-North Korea alliance dates back to the Korean War in the 1950s.  During the Cold War, the ideological clash…

COMMENTARY: Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is Taking Over China's Social Media Scene

Contrary to popular belief, the Chinese government’s stringent censorship measures are fairly selective and focused.  The internet is relatively open…

China and Pakistan: Special Relationship, Difficult Obstacles, Breathtaking Rewards

China and Pakistan are close allies in the same way the United States and Israel are; their mutual interests in…

China: Global Leader in Africa

Last week, a colleague of mine wrote an article which detailed some points made by Yun Sun, a nonresident fellow…

Stimson Center Scholar Discusses Rising Sino-Japanese Competition in Africa

In the article, “Rising Sino-Japanese Competition in Africa,” Yun Sun, a nonresident fellow at the Global Economy and Development Africa…

OBOR: Can It Reduce the Growing Gap between Hong Kong & Beijing?

In his annual policy address in January 2016, Hong Kong Chief Executive C.Y. Leung chose to put the “One Belt,…

China’s Role in the Denuclearization of North Korea

The China-North Korea alliance dates back to the Korean War in the 1950s.  During the Cold War, the ideological clash…

15 Years Later

On September 11th, 2001, the world was stunned.  That day, radicalized al-Qaeda terrorists crashed into America’s iconic World Trade Center…

Philippines wins arbitration case vs. China over South China Sea

The Philippine delegation argues its case against China’s “nine-dash line” claim in the South China Sea before the International tribunal…

Working With ASEAN to Build Community of Common Destiny is Beijing’s Priority

The arbitration unilaterally filed by the Philippines against China over the South China Sea disputes has intensified the confrontation between…

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China’s Carbon Emissions May Have Peaked, but It’s Hazy

  BEIJING — A year and a half ago, negotiators from the United States persuaded the Chinese government to commit to…

China To 'Name And Shame' Tourists Who Leave Graffiti On Mt Everest

n a bid to scrub out the “I was here” graffiti that litters the route to the summit of Mount Everest, China…

What Can China Learn from Love Canal?

CCTV aired an investigative report on April 17 linking illnesses among students at a top secondary school in China’s Jiangsu…

China Curbs Plans for More Coal-Fired Power Plants

Coal-fired power plants have propelled much of China’s economic rise for decades, helping make the nation the world’s biggest emitter…

The Rise of Soft Power in U.S.-China Relations

  Soft power is a relatively new term, but the underlying concept is ancient. Every major civilization has used culture to…

Chinese Company Bans Employees from Purchasing Latest iPhone

Right Intentions; Wrong Execution? This past week, news broke out in China that a company in Henan province had announced a…

The Shift in Dating Culture in China: Reflective of a Bigger Shift in Society?

When I went to Shanghai in 2015, I was placed in one of the most innovative and bustling cities in…

COMMENTARY: Anti-Muslim Sentiment Is Taking Over China's Social Media Scene

Contrary to popular belief, the Chinese government’s stringent censorship measures are fairly selective and focused.  The internet is relatively open…

China and the US need to build a new framework for economic cooperation

Columnist Yiping Huang said economic power should be given to economic development and growth in emerging power. Emerging economies should…

Sino-US relations: Bump in the "new normal"

FT columnist Stephens: Global order in the 21st century and Sino-US relations will be determined by three elements, namely "cooperation,…

British Journal: Sino-US game birth of a new world order

British Journal: The Sino-US game has created a new world pattern. This does not mean that there will be a Cold War…

Buffett: China will take 40 years to match American achievement of 200 years

At Warren Buffett's annual shareholders meeting, Buffett said: It took only 40 years for China to exert great influence on…

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