Published Articles

The ultimate goal of the ChUSEA should be to ensure that when you want to develop an app to do something useful, the only barrier to rolling it out simultaneously in the US and China is setting the interface language. READ MORE

February 20, 2018

A blockchain payments system based on WeChat’s existing QR code identification technology makes a compelling business case for a characteristically Chinese blockchain. READ MORE

February 17, 2018

Chinese Visions of World Order is the best kind of edited volume; it gives the impression that its diverse array of contributions have been curated rather than commissioned. READ MORE

February 14, 2018

The most likely motivation behind China’s maritime military buildup is the desire to ensure China’s own security, a desire sparked by fear and nurtured by two centuries of naval inferiority. READ MORE

February 13, 2018

The question of how far west to go—where to “draw the line” of American power in the Pacific—is the central question of Michael J Green’s magisterial history of American diplomacy in the Pacific. READ MORE

February 5, 2018

You can’t build a truly prosperous country on the back of a socially excluded underclass of migrant workers and rural poor. READ MORE

February 1, 2018

Trump turned Ji Seong-ho’s crutches power into metaphor for the American ideal that free people can govern themselves , that they can “chart their own destiny.” READ MORE

January 30, 2018

In its never-ending quest to bring Europe just a little closer, the Chinese government is now promoting the idea of a Polar Silk Road over the top of Eurasia, passing Russia and Norway to connect China to Europe via the Arctic Ocean and the North Sea. READ MORE

January 29, 2018