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Sunday, Jul 9, 2017
by dsuchens
FOR MORE THAN SEVEN DECADES, leadership in technological innovation has sustained the unique position of the United States in the international system. From nuclear energy to the Internet, U.S. preeminence in pioneering new technologies has been an important source of the country’s economic affluence and military might.
Sunday, Jul 9, 2017
by dsuchens
Previous studies have found that the democratizing effect of conditional aid is temporally contingent: the collapse of the Soviet Union as an alternative source of aid enhanced the effectiveness of Western aid conditionality with respect to democratic reforms being adopted in Africa.
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017
by dsuchens
Is China's military ready to fight Asia's next major war? Over the past decade, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has made tremendous progress in modernizing its weapons and platforms, with notable advances ranging from precision-guided missiles to surface ships to cyber and space capabilities.
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017
by dsuchens
In recent years, scholarship examining US and security allies’ responses to China's rapidly growing power and “assertive” policies towards its neighbours has proliferated. The English-language literature remains relatively one-sided, however.
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017
by dsuchens
One of the key themes of Xi Jinping’s attempts to reform the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is the need to recentralize power under the Central Military Commission (CMC), the PLA’s highest-level decision-making organ which Xi has led since November 2012.
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017
by dsuchens
Chinese analysts have become less concerned about the prospects of an “Asian NATO” and more tolerant of regional multilateral-security activities.
Sunday, Jul 2, 2017
by dsuchens
North Korea’s recent ballistic missile launch—the first to occur during the Trump administration—once again raises the question of how the United States should handle the North Korean nuclear program, and how China should fit into the equation.
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
by dsuchens
Be the future of U.S.-China relations.
Thursday, Jun 29, 2017
Jessica Chen Weiss is Associate Professor of Government at Cornell University. She is the author of Powerful Patriots: Nationalist Protest in China’s Foreign Relations (Oxford University Press, 2014).
Monday, Jun 19, 2017
by dsuchens
Introduction - China’s economic development is entering a phase in which its old growth model is reaching its limit. The Chinese government has embarked on an effort to reorient the economy from an investment- and export-driven model toward one predicated on a larger role for consumption and market forces.

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