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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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China Overhauls Diplomacy to Consolidate Regional Leadership, Outline Strategy for Superpower Ascent

December 19, 2014 11:04 AM

At the Central Work Conference on Foreign Relations held on November 29, China’s leaders outlined the most sweeping changes in decades to longstanding guidance on foreign policy. Chinese President Xi Jinping outlined instructions to consolidate China’s leadership of Asia and strengthen international support for Chinese power. While Xi’s direction to increase the country’s contributions to address global problems offers the welcome prospect of cooperation with the United States on pressing...


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Latest Articles

China’s Foreign Policy in 2014: A Year to Harvest Partnerships and the Silk Road

December 19, 2014

On December 11, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave his annual speech encapsulating China’s foreign policy successes over the last year (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, December 11). He highlighted China’s growing role in the...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Northeast Asia, South China Sea

Does China’s Charm Offensive Pose a Dilemma for South Korea?

December 19, 2014

Since the top leaders of South Korea and China rose to power in 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping has appeared determined to overwhelm South Korean President Park Geun-Hye by embarking on a major diplomatic and economic charm...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Northeast Asia

China’s “Server Sinification” Campaign for Import Substitution: Strategy and Snowden (Part 1)

December 19, 2014

On January 22, 2013, Guangming Daily reported the market launch of China’s first independently developed high-end computer server, the Tiansuo K1, and touted the homemade server’s leading role in “breaking a long-term import...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Building Think Tanks with Chinese Characteristics: Current Debates and Changing Trends

December 19, 2014

China has the second largest number of think tanks in the world (426), behind only the United States (1,826). [1] On October 27, at the sixth meeting of the Leading Group for Overall Reform, Chinese President Xi Jinping called...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Taiwan’s “Vote of No Confidence” For KMT (and China Too)

December 5, 2014

Taiwan’s largest election ever, on November 29, led to a rousing, if not expected, defeat of Taiwan’s governing and pro-status quo party, the Kuomintang (KMT), by the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), dealing a...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Taiwan

China’s Espionage Against Taiwan (Part II): Chinese Intelligence Collectors

December 5, 2014

Chinese intelligence operations have long been understood in the West as somehow different than more familiar forms of espionage: inscrutable, undirected and largely run by amateurs. Like most modern states, China, however, has...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Taiwan

China’s Soft-Power Deficit Widens as Xi Tightens Screws Over Ideology

December 5, 2014

Even for a country that is notable for its myriad contradictions, the gap between China’s hard and soft power has never been more pronounced. The year 2014 has witnessed the kind of global hard-power projection that is...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Elite, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

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China’s Soft-Power Deficit Widens as Xi Tightens Screws Over Ideology

December 5, 2014 02:11 PM

Even for a country that is notable for its myriad contradictions, the gap between China’s hard and soft power has never been more pronounced. The year 2014 has witnessed the kind of global hard-power...


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China’s Foreign Policy in 2014: A Year to Harvest Partnerships and the Silk Road

December 19, 2014 11:12 AM

On December 11, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave his annual speech encapsulating China’s foreign policy successes over the last year (Ministry of Foreign Affairs, December 11). He highlighted...


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