Are China’s investigative probes into foreign companies selective and rooted in protectionism? Yu Xiang refutes these claims and explains how China’s antitrust legislation and enforcement has developed since its inception in 2008.
Terrorism is the top public hazard of the present-day world. Its eradication calls for global cooperation and a shared sense of urgency.
China is promoting economic transition and innovation to seize the new opportunities and it is willing to work with others in the region.
Only by getting to know China in an entirely new light, can the US formulate a sensible China policy and produce a win-win situation for both China and the US in the South China Sea, writes Wu Zurong.
The stark juxtaposition of the last three decades of China’s public health — an era of starvation for 45 million people to now 46 million obese people — makes for a challenging public health issue. Tom Watkins explores how the United States and China must collaborate to address the health needs of their nations.
Are electoral politics and the upcoming midterm elections distracting the Obama administration from its foreign policy priorities? Zhang Zhixin examines the political polarization impeding the U.S. Congress and questions the ability of the Obama administration to continue its rebalance to the Asia-Pacific in such a conflicted environment.
As China’s economy continues to slow, Latin American analysts are concerned that investment and trade relations could decline. However, as Walker Rowe explains, China’s foothold in the region is well established and expected to remain for the foreseeable future.
China faces the challenge of reforming its economic policies, and cooling its housing sector. While the Central Bank is taking appropriate actions, there are numerous challenges that may inhibit future growth.
China’s rising power and capabilities make PRC actions in the South China Sea more consequential and unsettling than those of others, so they deserve particular attention but need to be evaluated in the broader context of the motives and actions of others as well.
After visiting China’s tourist hot spots, Doug Bandow explores how China’s history of subjugation under Western forces continues to shape the outlook of Chinese citizens and affects everything from the country’s foreign policy to the resurgence of nationalism.
Are China’s anti-trust investigations into Western companies a form of protectionism? Companies like Qualcomm, Microsoft, Chrysler, and Audi were not the first to be subject to China’s anti-monopoly laws. Zhang Monan explains that many domestic companies have also faced penalties, allowing China to establish a law-ruled market economy.
Was the recent U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Washington’s response to China’s growing role on the African continent? David H. Shinn, former U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia and Burkina Faso, explores this summit and its similarities to the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation.
Are recent aerial encounters between Chinese fighter aircraft and U.S. surveillance planes a sign of the Obama administration’s further containment of China? Examining the legality of Washington’s surveillance flights, Ted Galen Carpenter warns that while the maneuvers are justified, they only escalate tensions in the Asia-Pacific.
While China’s entry into Latin America continues to gain international attention, a push by Japan to increase its influence in the region is receiving far less coverage. As Eric Farnsworth explains, Japan has maintained long-term interests in the region that it is only now seeking to strengthen.
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