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Ukraine’s Crisis, Russia’s Policy, Western Responses

April 21, 2014 02:00 PM

Monday, April 21, 2014

2:00 P.M.–5:30 P.M.

 

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

1779 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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Cyber Transparency for Thee, But Not For Me

April 18, 2014 03:52 PM

In Beijing, a reminder for Hagel that the U.S. and China face divergent incentives on cyber policy

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s latest trip to Beijing represented a new milestone in Sino-U.S. military-to-military information-sharing. According to media reports, the U.S. side laid out in detail the makeup of America’s cyber forces, their command and control structures and U.S. policy regarding red lines and escalation in the network domain. Unfortunately, the Chinese...


Cat: Cyber, China Brief, Military/Security, Featured, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, In a Fortnight
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PLA Joint Operations Developments and Military Reform

April 9, 2014

During recent high-level political meetings, Chinese leaders have made repeated calls for “military reform.” While these speeches have given little detail about the content of such reform, the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), in...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Facing Grain Shortfalls, China Asserts Self-Sufficiency Policy

April 9, 2014

Demand for food in China is increasing at an unprecedented rate, as the Chinese become wealthier. In 2011, China became a net importer of rice, and imports of soybeans overtook domestic production in 2004. Changing Chinese...

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

Sunflowers in Springtime: Taiwan’s Crisis and the End of an Era in Cross-Strait Cooperation

April 9, 2014

With two years left in the second and last term of Ma Ying-jeou’s presidency, Taiwan has been embroiled in a political crisis since March 18 that will have serious, and possibly long-lasting, repercussions on the dynamics within...

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

New High-Level Groups Threaten Line Between Party and Government

April 9, 2014

The Xi Jinping leadership is concentrating more powers in secretive leading groups and commissions at the apex of the Chinese Communist Party. These top-level decision-making and coordinating agencies—the Central National...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Elite, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

‘A Peaceful, Friendly and Civilized Lion’: Xi Explains China’s Rise in Europe

April 9, 2014

During an 11-day tour of Europe, Chinese President Xi Jinping stuck to familiar themes. In a series of speeches and op-eds published in European newspapers, he delivered a message of peace, cooperation and friendship­—and of...

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

Old Wine in an Ancient Bottle: Changes in Chinese State Ideology

March 20, 2014

Only a year since assuming the top Party post in November 2012, Xi Jinping has emerged as the strongest Chinese leader in decades. His sweeping anti-corruption and mass line campaigns have shaken the bureaucracy, consolidated his...

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

Fleshing out the Third Plenum: the Direction of China’s Legal Reform

March 20, 2014

Since the Third Plenum in November of last year, a couple of interesting documents have appeared that have begun to add meat to the Plenum’s bare bones recommendations for reforming China’s legal system. Efforts appear to be...

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New High-Level Groups Threaten Line Between Party and Government

April 9, 2014 09:01 PM

The Xi Jinping leadership is concentrating more powers in secretive leading groups and commissions at the apex of the Chinese Communist Party. These top-level decision-making and coordinating...


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Breaking News:

Cyber Transparency for Thee, But Not For Me

April 18, 2014 03:52 PM

In Beijing, a reminder for Hagel that the U.S. and China face divergent incentives on cyber policy

U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel’s latest trip to Beijing represented a new milestone in...


Cat: Cyber, China Brief, Military/Security, Featured, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, In a Fortnight
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