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Can the U.S. Fight Climate Change without China?

President Obama’s new climate change plan unveiled this Tuesday calls for global action to reduce emissions and address global warming. Jordan Weissmann at The Atlantic looks at why the US needs China’s cooperation...

Cybersecurity and the New Cold War

The effects of an Internet attack could rival those of a nuclear bomb, according to a Chinese general at a briefing with the chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff in Beijing on Monday. From Bloomberg News: With the Internet...

China Welcomes Kerry’s Unease Over Pivot

At his Senate confirmation hearing last month, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expressed caution over the Obama administration’s ‘pivot’ to East Asia, warning that it risked unnecessarily antagonizing a wary...

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...

Kerry ‘accuses Beijing of blocking HK’s democratic aspirations’

Although China has rarely been mentioned in the US presidential campaign, candidate John Kerry gave an interview to Hong Kong’s Singtao Daily, in which he condemned China’s crackdown on democracy in Hong Kong, and promised to raise the issue with Chinese leaders if elected on Tuesday: “Beijing hasn’t completely fulfilled the autonomy and political rights […]

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