Relationships between China and the rest of East Asia have evolved over time, from the tribute systems of ancient East Asia through the tensions of the Cold War.
Today NATO faces threats of unconventional violence, such as terrorism or cyberattacks, more than threats of a conventional attack or traditional military attack.
In spite of China’s high growth rates, the country still faces a number of economic challenges, from trade tensions with the West to reducing income inequality domestically.
As China's global influence continues to grow, the country must work to strengthen its relations with its neighbors and balance its economy in a way that promotes domestic growth without increasing international tensions.
Ever since China severed defense exchanges with the United States in January 2010 to protest U.S. arms sales to Taiwan, the future of China-U.S. security relations has assumed heightened importance.
In spite of the fact that nuclear reprocessing continues to pose a number of economic and nonproliferation challenges, this process remains a significant factor in the current and future nuclear power plans of a number of nations
The U.S. midterm elections have the potential to change the face of U.S. domestic and foreign policy and to affect U.S.-China relations.
China and India today represent the world’s two largest and fastest-growing economies, yet even as the two countries increasingly collaborate in regional and global fora, they are experiencing frequent and sustained tensions.
2010 was a difficult year for U.S.-China relations, driving home the need for higher-level and more frequent exchange of views.
Mutual understanding and cooperation between the United States, China, and other countries is essential for overcoming the challenges facing the nonproliferation regime.