The United States is unlikely to accept a ban on hypersonic missile testing, but agreeing on how to limit their use may help countries manage fears of strategic instability.
The relationship between China and the EU has grown closer over the past forty years as the two sides complement existing economic cooperation with joint efforts in diplomacy and security.
Deepening nuclear tensions between the United States and Russia may be undermining stability at the conventional level, a trend that could negatively affect China’s security environment as well.
Despite the potentially destabilizing nature of hypersonic missiles, a test ban seems unlikely due to both political and technical challenges.
China established the National Security Commission to help top leaders coordinate the country’s national security policy in a world of increasingly complex security challenges.
China’s efforts to invest in Latin American infrastructure must take into account the challenges posed by political risk and China’s limited cultural understanding of the region.
Chinese state-owned enterprises distort traditional price mechanisms to maximize profits, a practice that hinders economic efficiency and inflates GDP figures.
Chinese investment in Latin American infrastructure will be more successful if China asks partnering countries what they want and need from such projects.
Burgeoning research into hypersonic missile systems may disrupt a delicate strategic balance between the nuclear states. Yet due to diplomatic and regulatory barriers, a global ban seems unlikely.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank is an opportunity for China and the EU to achieve win-win cooperation in the years ahead.
China continues to view Venezuela as a key source of oil, but Beijing has also been strengthening its private and public energy partnerships with other Latin American countries.
The ongoing dispute threatens to drive U.S.-China relations permanently in a far more adversarial, zero-sum direction and destabilize the region.
China’s growing use of petcoke, an inexpensive but environmentally unfriendly coal alternative, must be addressed for the country’s efforts to reduce air pollution to be effective.
China’s latest defense white paper reaffirms the country's commitment to no-first-use of nuclear weapons and suggests that China may be developing an early warning system for its nuclear forces.
The United States and China can work together to help Venezuela navigate the challenges facing its crude oil exports sector.
The New Silk Road is an opportunity for China and Greece to deepen their economic and cultural cooperation.
No silver bullet solution will resolve China’s environmental challenges, but last year’s bilateral agreement with the United States is a step in the right direction.
Although its initial focus will be Asia, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank may eventually broaden its scope to provide development assistance to countries in Africa as well.
The world’s center of gravity is shifting from Europe to East Asia, and the international system appears to be moving toward a bipolar dynamic involving China and the United States.
Russia is tilting toward China in the face of political and economic pressure from the United States and Europe. This does not presage a new Sino-Russian bloc, but the epoch of post-communist Russia’s integration with the West is over.