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December 13, 2017

China
Australia, New Zealand Face China’s Influence

Reports that China has stepped up efforts to gain influence in foreign political systems have sparked concern in Australia, New Zealand, and other states amid signs that the campaign may be shaping d…

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang shake hands before a ceremony in Canberra, Australia.

March 13, 2017

Cybersecurity
When China’s White-Hat Hackers Go Patriotic

Lorand Laskai is a research associate in Asia studies program at the Council on Foreign Relations. You can follow him @lorandlaskai.  Only hours after China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) rele…

December 13, 2016

China
Reading Between the Tweets: Trump, Taiwan, and China

As the Trump-Taiwan-China saga continues to unfold, I thought it might be useful to look at the sequence of events and report on how Chinese scholars are looking at President-Elect Trump’s first fore…

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September 28, 2016

United States
What the 9/11 Lawsuits Bill Will Do

Congress overrode a presidential veto to enable the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts. But the law will be a thorn in U.S. foreign relations, and plaintiffs will not likely …

November 18, 2016

China
Fallout Over The Poacher’s Pipeline Documentary

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program. Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit has released a new documentary titled The Poacher…

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October 17, 2016

China
China: Too Much Investment, But Also Way Too Much Savings

Most analysis of China’s economy emphasizes the risks posed by China’s high level of investment, and the associated rise in corporate debt. Investment is an unusually large share of China’s econom…

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April 18, 2018

Energy and Environment
The Future of Renewable Energy

As solar and wind power costs continue to fall and deployment grows, please join our panelists as they analyze the outlook for renewable energy globally and renewable energy policies in the United St…

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March 22, 2018

China
Unrivaled Power: The Lifting of China’s Presidential Term Limits

Speakers discuss the proposed amendment to China’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, allowing President Xi Jinping to remain in power indefinitely, and the implications for China’s …

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October 2, 2015

Thailand
Thailand’s Bombing Case Twists and Turns

More than a month after the deadly bombing at central Bangkok’s Erawan shrine, the Thai authorities have made two arrests in the case, and issued at least seventeen arrest warrants overall. On Monday…

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November 9, 2015

China
Will Chinese Universities Go Global?

Rachel Brown is a research associate in Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. Amid the flurry of press coverage surrounding President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States in September…

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