Western Sources

Foreign Businesses in China: Out on a Limb?

  • Fri, 10/05/2012 - 00:00

Publication: China Brief Volume: 12 Issue: 19
October 5, 2012 01:28 PM Age: 20 hrs
By: Matthew Brazil

How America Can Beat China's State Capitalism

  • Tue, 10/02/2012 - 00:00

With the rise of China as an economy, a question hangs in the air: Can America beat state capitalism? The evidence is not encouraging.

Several Loud Cracks in an Almaty Bazaar

  • Tue, 09/11/2012 - 07:10

On the lowest level of the largest bazaar in Almaty sits a small, unassuming restaurant. A square window and a lone door are the only things marking the business from the rows of nut vendors and thrift marts flanking the eatery.

Geography Strikes Back

  • Tue, 09/11/2012 - 07:09

To understand today's global conflicts, forget economics and technology and take a hard look at a map, writes Robert D. Kaplan

What Does China’s Economic Slowdown Mean for Human Rights?

  • Mon, 08/27/2012 - 21:00

China’s economic miracle is beginning to slow as the fallout from the global financial crisis takes hold, hitting exports and prompting a growing number of manufacturing firms to relocate elsewhere in search of cheaper labor.

Is Ai Weiwei China’s Most Dangerous Man?

  • Thu, 08/23/2012 - 08:00

Arrested and harassed by the Chinese government, artist Ai Weiwei makes daring works unlike anything the world has ever seen

What China’s Leaders Fear Most

  • Wed, 08/01/2012 - 15:16

By charging Bo Xilai’s wife with murder, China's political leaders have set a dangerous precedent.

A New Kind of Spectacle: How China Changed the Olympics

  • Fri, 07/27/2012 - 19:25

The world went into the 2008 games asking whether the Olympics would change China, but maybe it was the other way around.

China’s Coercive Economic Diplomacy

  • Fri, 07/27/2012 - 19:23

Chinese willingness to use economic leverage to settle international disputes in its favor is a worrisome trend.