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China: The Bully With an Image Problem

China’s brinksmanship with Japan in the Diaoyu Islands crisis, which took an elevated turn last week, reflects a broader assertiveness over territorial issues that has put the PRC at odds with a number of its neighbors...

Tensions Rising on the South China Sea

When U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined Washington’s goals in Asia in a Foreign Policy essay titled “America’s New Pacific Century” last month, she devoted a large portion of the manifesto to U.S.-China relations...

The Chinese in Africa: Threat or Promise?

The Chinese in Africa: Threat or Promise? (July 2008) In this month’s edition of the Journal of International Peace Operations (PDF), former U.S. Ambassador to Gambia and Senegal Herman Cohen writes that China’s...

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