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December 16, 2016

China
rex-tillerson-cnooc Tillerson and the South China Sea, Cashless in India, and More

Rachel Brown, Sherry Cho, Gabriella Meltzer, and Gabriel Walker look at five stories from Asia this week. 1. Rex Tillerson’s South China Sea ties. While Tillerson’s relationship with Russia has attr…

August 27, 2015

China
Delegates vote at the closing session of the 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China, Beijing, November 14, 2012. The Chinese Communist Party

The Chinese Communist Party faces a host of pressing domestic and international policy issues as it transitions to a new generation of leaders.

February 5, 2016

Asia
Guo-Jianmai-China-award Women Around the World: This Week

Welcome to “Women Around the World: This Week,” a series that highlights noteworthy news related to women and U.S. foreign policy. This week’s post, covering January 28 to February 5, was compiled by…

December 4, 2015

Pakistan
CFR Cyber Net Politics Cyber Week in Review: December 4, 2015

Here is a quick round-up of this week’s technology headlines and related stories you may have missed: United States and Chinese officials led respectively by Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Jo…

November 13, 2015

China
Afghan-protests - 11-13-15 Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of November 13, 2015

Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Sungtae “Jacky” Park, Ariella Rotenberg, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia this week. 1. Afghans protest beheadings. Thousands of prot…

August 21, 2015

China
Bangkok-bombing-8-21-15 Friday Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week of August 21, 2015

Ashlyn Anderson, Rachel Brown, Lincoln Davidson, Ayumi Teraoka, and Gabriel Walker look at the top stories in Asia today. 1. Bombing in Bangkok. On Monday evening a bomb exploded within the popular …

July 7, 2015

China
The Risks and Rewards of SCO Expansion

The Shanghai Cooperation Organization is expected to welcome India and Pakistan as full members at its fifteenth annual summit in Ufa, Russia. CFR’s Elizabeth C. Economy and William Piekos weigh the …

May 26, 2015

China
Play RTR4AP49_EC.jpg The Future of Free Expression in China

Experts discuss the future for free expression and creative independence in China.

March 15, 2013

Politics and Government
Xi Jinping at a meeting in Beijing on December 27, 2012 (Wang Zhao/Courtesy Reuters). Hello, Xi Jinping: President of China

Good news comes in threes. Just ask Xi Jinping. Back in November he was named Secretary General of the Communist Party of China and Chairman of China’s Central Military Commission. Yesterday he picke…

December 5, 2006

China
Modernizing the People’s Liberation Army of China

China is transforming its People’s Liberation Army into a leaner, modernized force, raising U.S. concerns over Beijing’s long-term military goals.