China’s foreign minister has sounded a note of defiance to the country’s neighbors over rival territorial claims and says good relations with Washington depend on mutual respect.
Wang Yi told reporters at an annual news conference on Saturday that China wouldn’t bully smaller countries over territorial and maritime disputes. But he says Beijing also wouldn’t [...]
U.S. intelligence agencies recently confirmed China’s development of a new intermediate-range nuclear missile (IRBM) called the Dongfeng-26C (DF-26C), U.S. officials said.
The new missile is estimated to have a range of at least 2,200 miles—enough for Chinese military forces to conduct attacks on U.S. military facilities in Guam, a major hub for the Pentagon’s shift [...]
As China flexes its military might, with huge increases in defence spending and increasingly assertive patrols in disputed territories, Japan has compared the tensions to those between England and Germany before the First World War.
So far it has been a war of words.
However, historian Niall Ferguson has warned that US [...]
But power is rarely static. The real question that is often overlooked is what happens in a future world in which the balance of power has shifted sharply against Taiwan and the United States, in which China controls much more relative power than it does today, and in which China is in roughly the same [...]
Protests in China: When the streets get crowded
Meanwhile, growth has fallen into the 7 percent range, with little outlook for improvement. And then there’s the 35 percent of Chinese business activity that remains locked inside inefficient, overstaffed, state-owned companies. It’s a drag on the economy. It’s also a source of corruption, already
In the event that nuclear deterrence between the United States and China breaks down, the Chinese contingency plan is to launch submarine-based nuclear missiles at the American mainland, causing the estimated deaths of 5 to 12 million people. This report comes from the pro-Communist Chinese daily newspaper the Global Times.
In an era of [...]
In short, China is on the brink of large, necessary, and dangerous transformations that promise to change the country for the better – or make everything, including regional stability, much worse. The entire world has a large stake in what happens next.
When it comes to economic reform, China’s leaders no longer believe that [...]
Real estate is one of the most important sectors of the Chinese economy, and for years has one way or another driven much of the country’s economic growth. But in January, the number of houses bought and sold across China dropped precipitously compared to the same time last year.
The price at which properties were [...]
The Obama administration appears to be launching a new diplomatic push to prevent China from imposing another destabilizing air defense zone over international waters.
China watchers say the administration’s pushback against China is probably too little, too late, as China reportedly is making legal preparations for the new air defense zone over the South China [...]
Senior editor for the Washington Free Beacon Bill Gertz said the United States needs to tell the “truth about about China” to counter the quasi-communist country’s goal of becoming the world’s most dominant power Monday evening on Coast to Coast AM with George Noory.
Gertz warned China’s inherently unstable combination of capitalist, [...]