4 Tips for US President-Elect Trump’s China Policy - CWP Alumni Dingding Chen discusses

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
by dsuchens

In a little over a month since Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the presidential election, the president-elect has already, as he promised during the campaign, adopted a new thinking on China, most notably with his highly controversial remarks on the United States’ “one China” policy. It all started with a seemingly harmless “courtesy call” from Taiwan’s leader Tsai Ing-wen and developed into a mini-crisis in U.S.-China relations after Trump doubled down by threatening to change a decades-long U.S. stance in the form of the “one China” policy.

Is China Ready for Global Leadership? - CWP Alumni Dingding Chen discusses

Tuesday, Feb 28, 2017
by dsuchens

Yes and no, but China should get ready for global leadership if the U.S. further retreats from the world. Recently, a new debate has emerged within China: a debate about whether the country should assume global leadership. This debate has intensified since President Xi Jinping ‘s pro-globalization speech at Davos earlier this year, raising many important questions for China and the world.

How to Persuade China to Squeeze North Korea’s Lifeline - An article from CWP Fellow Patricia Kim

Monday, Feb 27, 2017
by dsuchens

Beijing is reluctant to give Pyongyang a real ultimatum - but the US can bring it round More. North Korea’s nuclear ambitions seem unstoppable. The Obama administration’s policy of “strategic patience” has failed and there are growing calls for President Donald Trump to reach out directly to Pyongyang.

“The Next Generation of China’s Navy: Transformation and Transition for the PLAN,” - CWP Alumni Fellow Andrew S. Erickson

Wednesday, Feb 1, 2017
by dsuchens

As China’s navy undergoes a change in leadership, what lies ahead for the rapidly modernizing service? On January 17, 2017, 71-year old Admiral Wu Shengli retired from a 41-year career culminating in nearly 11 years as commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN), making him the second-longest-serving Chinese naval head in history. The longest-serving was Xiao Jinguang, who led the PLAN, albeit with some political interruption, during a particularly difficult three decades from 1950-79.

Ethnic Integration and Development in China - CWP Alumni Enze Han

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
by dsuchens

Summary - This paper pursues an inquiry into the relationship between ethnicity and development in the largest authoritarian country in the contemporary world, the People’s Republic of China. It engages the theoretical literature on ethnic diversity and development in general, but also pays special attention to political economy logics unique to authoritarian systems.

A review of CWP Alumni Andrew Erickson's new book 'Chinese Naval Shipbuilding'

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
by dsuchens

Chinese Naval Shipbuilding Capability: An Uncertain Course adds the most recent volume to Dr. Andrew Erickson’s excellent edited collections on the increase of the People’s Republic’s military, economic, and industrial power published by the Naval Institute Press. Erickson’s credentials include a professorship in strategy at the Naval War College, a research associateship at Harvard’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, and [serving as] a regular congressional witness on areas pertaining to Chinese capabilities and strategy. He is a giant in the field.

Review: International Affairs on India's Rise and Foreign Policy - CWP Alumni Manjari Chatterjee Miller & Xiaoyu Pu interviewed.

Tuesday, Jan 17, 2017
by dsuchens

International Affairs, a leading journal in the field of international relations, heads off 2017 with a special issue (Volume 93, Number 1, January 2017) dedicated to Indian foreign policy.

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