Chinese Passports Stir Up Territorial Disputes

China delivered a rousing jolt to its various border disputes last week with the introduction of a controversial new passport design. Visa pages in the passports incorporate a map—shown in an annotated photograph at The...

Containment of China Hits Roadblocks Again

In the International Herald Tribune, Howard French writes about a new effort to contain China through coalitions of its neighbors: While never openly espoused by any government, the idea has tempted foreign policy thinkers not...

Jeffrey E. Garten: Can China Be Contained?

From YaleGlobal: In the last three days, the United States government has added new pressures to the Chinese government: The US Department of Treasury demanded a revaluation of the renminbi, and the Commerce Department moved to restrain textile imports from China. One of the defining features of globalization today is the complex way in which […]


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