international relations



When Bad News Is Good News For CCP

Jeffrey Wasserstrom, professor of Chinese history and author of several books on China, tries to see the silver lining in recent gathering clouds, by showing that bad news for others can be good news for China's leadership. Bad...

Is China Pivoting to the Middle East?

While the U.S. is set to withdraw 34,000 troops from Afghanistan by next year, some Chinese foreign policy wonks have been pushing for China to "march west" to fill the void that the U.S.'s "pivot to Asia" could leave in the...

Myanmar Pivots Uneasily Away From China

Amid China's mediation of Myanmar's civil war and the suspension of the Myitsone Dam, The Los Angeles Times reports that Myanmar seems unable to pull away from China's reach: In reality, though, anti-China sentiment had been...



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