China’s rise



Al Jazeera: China Rising

Al Jazeera has produced a four-part series looking at various aspects of China’s rise. Three of four episodes have been broadcast; the fourth will be shown later this month. From their introduction: In just 30 years, China...

Will the Chinese Be Supreme?

For the New York Review of Books, Ian Johnson reviews three recent books, Eclipse: Living in the Shadow of China’s Economic Dominance, by Arvind Subramanian; The Rise of China vs. the Logic of Strategy, by Edward N. Luttwak and...

What to Make of China’s Military Spending?

Much attention is given to the annual announcement of China’s defense budget, which last week’s budget report indicated would grow about 11% to about US$115 billion this year, and the RAND corporation’s Scott...

U.S.-China Tensions: What Must Kerry Do?

In the latest installment of China File’s Conversations series, Elizabeth Economy, Andrew J. Nathan and Orville Schell respond to Nina Hachigian’s recommendations to new U.S. secretary of state John Kerry. In a...

New Destroyer Signals Chinese Naval Shift

For The Wall Street Journal’s China Real Time Report, Gabe Collins and Andrew Erickson discuss the implications of the recent launch of China’s new destroyer, called the Type 052D Luyang III-class, which may signal a...

How China Saw the Olympic Opening Ceremony

Since the opening of the Beijing Olympics four years ago—a declaration of national arrival which awed some and terrified others—the question has lingered of how London would follow it. Comparisons were inevitable, and perhaps...

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