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 growing economic, political, and military power is redefining the country’s international role and changing its relationships with neighboring Asian countries and the United States.
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.
As Chinese President Xi Jinping prepares for his first state visit to the United States in September, U.S.-China relations are approaching a critical juncture.
The ongoing dispute threatens to drive U.S.-China relations permanently in a far more adversarial, zero-sum direction and destabilize the region.
The global order is going through a transition as the world’s center of gravity increasingly shifts toward Asia.
China has the capacity to fulfill Russian needs for technology, capital, and markets, but Beijing remains wary of Russia’s faltering economy.
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.
China’s economic growth rate has slowed and fiscal reforms are needed, but the country can still have a prosperous future if necessary reforms are made.
Globalization and economic integration are enhancing the influence that stakeholders from Asian countries have in Washington DC.