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A rising “Chinese School” of international relations may have more to say about the United States than about China itself. READ MORE

January 14, 2016

China is now facing rich country problems on a poor country budget. READ MORE

January 13, 2016

American pundits often discuss whether the United States should abandon Taiwan to China. Such analyses are at least 30 years too late. READ MORE

January 12, 2016

The aggregate US economy may be growing but most people’s personal economies are not. READ MORE

December 22, 2015

The SCMP is of little or no value to a Chinese internet company like Alibaba, but it may be very valuable to the Chinese government in shaping international perceptions of Hong Kong, China — and Taiwan. READ MORE

December 15, 2015

The middle income trap is not an economic trap. It is a political trap. It takes a brave government to pursue national economic development against the opposition of entrenched special interests. READ MORE

December 1, 2015

Poland and the other countries of eastern and central Europe should not worry very much about possible American displeasure with their participation in 16+1. The United States actively supports investment engagement with China. READ MORE

November 30, 2015

As Russia’s response to this week’s Turkish crisis shows, force need not be met by force in an ever-escalating spiral. READ MORE

November 30, 2015