Commentary

Letter from America: Senkaku or Diaoyu Islands?

  • Sun, 09/23/2012 - 21:53

On September 14, the Japan Times in its editorial wrote: "The government on Tuesday moved forward to nationalize three of the five islets that compose the Senkaku Islands in the East China Sea.

Chinese leaders orchestrate anti-Japanese protests over islands

  • Wed, 09/19/2012 - 22:04

There is a prospect of worsening relations between China and Japan as both governments move to control and direct nationalist antagonisms over the disputed owner-ship of a group of islands.

The Enduring Legacy of China’s Great Famine

  • Wed, 09/05/2012 - 19:50

What happens when death and violence on a massive scale are covered up, as they were in China’s Great Leap Forward, which ended 50 years ago this year but is still a taboo topic in China?

FPI Analysis: America’s Stabilizing Role in the South China Sea Conflict

  • Tue, 09/04/2012 - 19:51

As Secretary of State Hillary Clinton travels through the Asia-Pacific region for a series of high-level meetings, tensions over the South China Sea, as well as other territorial and maritime disputes, remain a major topic of discussion.

Wanted: a European China policy

  • Tue, 09/04/2012 - 19:08

There has never been a time when it mattered more for the European Union to be able to speak firmly, coherently, and constructively to China.

China Is in Chaos These Days

  • Thu, 07/12/2012 - 22:02

A former aide to an ousted top Chinese official writes about the confusion over the power structure under the Chinese Communist Party.

Sceptics may scoff, but building trust with China is crucial

  • Wed, 07/11/2012 - 20:58

Can political trust exist between Australia and China? I've heard several sceptical comments since publishing a Lowy Institute Policy Brief about Australia-China relations.

Beijing Stirs Ethnic Hatred in Xinjiang

  • Tue, 07/03/2012 - 12:50

Three years after riots in Urumqi, China continues to tighten controls.

China’s war drums

  • Mon, 07/02/2012 - 17:16

There is a serious advocacy in China by influential persons, institutions and publications to wage war against the Philippines.

Why China is no longer predictable

  • Fri, 06/01/2012 - 00:00

The United States has had it easy over the past third of a century in regards to China.

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