Tagged with "China"
  • Beijing2

    Peace in Asia?

    Many predictions about Asia's future success in general, and China's in particular, have been misleadingly rosy. Our greatest conundrum is that what is happening in Asia today runs counter to our own narrative of modernization. The great worry is that Asia is moving closer to war rather than further away from it

    by James Pethokoukis - 25 February 2017
  • China

    Chinese oppression spreads, danger lurks

    China is increasingly turning away from global norms and by extension is heading down a path of more insularity. China is more illiberal, more capricious, and more repressive than at any time since at least the Tiananmen Square massacre, in 1989. Danger here. Democracies in Asia and beyond should take note

    by Michael Auslin -  3 May 2016
  • Great_firewall

    China's too much of a copycat to rule the digital world

    China is not a superpower of the digital world, and without fundamental political reform it never will be. It's a copycat which steals other people's ideas because it can't generate its own

    by Asian Watcher - 10 April 2016
  • Chinese_dredging

    U.S vs China: Showdown in the South China Sea?

    The U.S. seems wary about provoking China even as it builds militarised outputs astride the world's most heavily trafficked waterways. There is a real threat here to peace in Asia, and the U.S. must not allow allies such as the Philippines to be browbeaten

    by Michael Auslin - 18 November 2015
  • President_xi_jinping

    Just like Japan in the 90s, China's success story is over

    China is unlikely to completely collapse. Yet the Chinese success story of the past quarter-century is over, just like the Japanese miracle ended abruptly in the 1990s. And as the economy slows, domestic oppression instensifies

    by Michael Auslin - 17 September 2015
  • Chinese_wealth

    China needs real free market reform

    Ethnic Chinese do fantastically well, when they are allowed to. Ironically, the only place where Chinese people don’t enjoy high average incomes is China. And that’s because there’s too much statist cronyism and not enough free market economics

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 29 August 2015
  • Lake_baikal

    Russia and China fuel Asia’s other ‘Great Game’

    The 19th century central Asian rivalry between the British and Russian Empires was known as the Great Game. But there's a new and little remarked upon Great Game emerging between Russia and China with potentially enormous consequences for the whole of Asia

    by Michael Auslin -  5 August 2015
  • Muslims_in_china

    China confronts Islamist terrorism

    Despite recent turmoil on the stock markets, the Chinese economy continues to grow at a breathtaking pace. Yet, its politics remain backward and oppressive. Now, it has to wake up to a threat the West is acutely aware of: the threat to it posed by militant Islam

    by Michael Curtis - 16 July 2015
  • Shanghai

    The Chinese dream is turning into a nightmare

    Investors and politicians have been whistling past the Chinese graveyard for far too long. The smarter observers were already warning that China's impressive growth record may have been to some extent fabricated. The repressive Chinese government could now be in trouble, and the world could be in for a bumpy ride

    by Michael Auslin - 15 July 2015
  • Us_china_strategic_dialogue

    Time to reevaluate relationship with China, say U.S. analysts

    The U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, underway in Washington, is worse than a waste of time, say analysts who have already warned of armed conflict between the U.S. and China. Time to get real about China

    by the commentator - 24 June 2015
  • Sprat_islands

    Obama weakness may result in US-China confrontation

    East Asia now stands close to a precipice. China figures the US is too distracted or uninterested to care about its expansion. They may be right. But the world may pay a very heavy price for this. The prospect of armed confrontation between the US and China has just dramatically increased. Here's why...

    by Michael Auslin -  7 June 2015
  • South_china_sea_chinese_warship

    AEI outlines new U.S. strategy for South China Sea

    A leading U.S. think tank has outlined a five point strategy for the United States to deal with the growing threat of conflict in the South China Sea. Or how to stop the South China Sea becoming a Chinese lake

    by the commentator -  1 June 2015
  • Pacific_fleet

    Three ways China and the U.S. could go to war

    Beijing and Washington are each laying down redlines in the South China Sea, making the upholding of their claims a priority. In this, they are maneuvering themselves into a potential conflict. There are three real-world scenarios under which it could happen

    by Michael Auslin - 23 May 2015
  • Chinese_colonists

    Hong Kong: We must put principles before trade

    Britain must hold true to her obligations and must not prioritise Chinese investment above our responsibilities to Hong Kong. The people of Hong Kong want democracy and these seeds were sown by the British

    by Tom Cannon -  3 October 2014
  • Shanghai

    More economic freedom, less poverty

    The decline in global poverty since 1970 has been dramatic, especially in Asia where China and Hong Kong offer some vital lessons. It is data like this that blows the Left out of the water

    by Daniel J. Mitchell - 24 July 2014