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Is China's economy really the largest in the world?

For the first time in more than 140 years, the US has lost the title of the world's largest economy - it has been stolen by China, according to the IMF. But how reliable are the statistics underpinning this claim?…

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Xi Jinping's Evolution of Chinese Grand Strategy

Chinese leaders held their second work conference on foreign policy in 8 years — a rare occurrence by any measure (the previous…

China Reacts to Massive Corruption Tally of a Fallen General

When China's Ministry of Defense announced on Oct. 28 that the investigation into former Gen. Xu Caihou for alleged corruption…

China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign: Cleaning Up the PLA’s House

November 14 marked the second anniversary of the day the 18th CCP Party Congress lowered its curtains. In those 730…

Some November Reflections on China's Plenum and America's Election

Dr. Robert A. Kapp 柯白 is Senior Advisor to the China Program of The Carter Center. He earned his doctorate…

Is China's economy really the largest in the world?

For the first time in more than 140 years, the US has lost the title of the world's largest economy…

China’s water diversion project starts to flow to Beijing

On Friday afternoon, China quietly inaugurated one of the biggest engineering projects of all time: the South-North Water Diversion, a…

China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi

Deng Xiaoping’s economic reforms beginning in the late 1970s set off a period of nearly forty years of spectacular Chinese…

Can China's Central Bank Ever be Independent?

Eventually, it seems, the pressure was just too much. The governor of the People's Bank of China (PBOC), Zhou Xiaochuan,…

CIA torture report: China and North Korea quick to settle scores

China and North Korea, two of the nations most often criticised by the US over human rights, have lined up…

Can China and the US Neutralize the Ring of Gyges?

We shall have to share out the fruits of technology among the whole of mankind. The notion that the direct…

Hagel's Out -- What About the Pivot to Asia?

On Monday, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel announced that he will resign, reportedly after pressure from President Barack Obama.…

Russia, China to Hold 2015 Naval Exercises in Mediterranean, Pacific

Russia and China will hold at least two naval exercises in 2015, according to Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu. The…

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China’s water diversion project starts to flow to Beijing

On Friday afternoon, China quietly inaugurated one of the biggest engineering projects of all time: the South-North Water Diversion, a…

Q. and A.: Ann E. Carlson and Alex Wang on the U.S.-China Climate Accord

The biggest commitments to come out of President Obama’s recent visit to China involved climate change policy. The leaders of…

Solar as Industrial Revolution

The Hanergy Holding Group, created in 1994 and based in Beijing, is a major renewable-energy company, notably in thin-film solar…

India and China: Lessons From a Lost Oil Field in Syria

In the wake of the Arab Spring that spread through the Middle East and parts of North Africa from 2010…

Chinese Students Lead Foreign Surge at U.S. Colleges

American campuses have never been more international. In 2013-14, colleges in the United States enrolled a record 886,052 foreign students, an…

Victor Shih: Student of China's inner workings

Victor Shih always had a knack for what makes China tick. Shih, an associate professor of International Relations and Pacific Studies…

Dreams Shattered in America

Dreams Shattered in America was written in 2013 by Zhou Xiaoping, who was relatively obscure at that time but has…

A Wrinkle In Tesla's China Strategy, And The Law Versus The Party

Every day, FP's China team at the Tea Leaf Nation channel scours dozens of Chinese media outlets to find compelling stories unreported in Western…

U.S. concerned that China wants to establish its own regional hegemony

The Global Times: According to The Huffington Post, the U.S. wants to preserve its position as the keystone of regional…

Chinese military doesn’t have the ability to interfere in Iraq

China.com: The purpose of the U.S. media urging China to interfere in Iraq is obvious. It wants to leave the…

Chen Guangbiao wishes to help poor Americans: Free Lunch + 300 USD

Southern Daily: Recently, controversial Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao placed a full-page advertisement in the New York Times, looking to invite…

Difference between human rights reports from U.S. and China

Hao Ran: Comparison between human rights reports from the U.S. and China: 1. U.S. report covers the globe, evaluating human rights conditions…

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