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A Bipolar World Is More Likely than A Unipolar or Multipolar One

A Bipolar World Is More Likely than A Unipolar or Multipolar One

Using a formula to define “comprehensive national strength,” Yan Xuetong explains how China has increased its national strength by expanding militarily, opening up economically, and maintaining strategic alliances. The world is increasingly witnessing bipolarization due to smaller nations strategically taking sides with either the U.S. or China for their securitization, yet this doesn’t mean another Cold War.

By April 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
China’s Water-Energy-Food Roadmap: A New Global Choke Point Report

China’s Water-Energy-Food Roadmap: A New Global Choke Point Report

While conversations about China’s environmental challenges are often dominated by coal, the culprit for the endless smoggy days in cities across the country, progress in cleaning the air cannot be achieved without greater attention to resource interdependencies from an integrated water-energy-food lens. Susuan Chan Shifflett outlines sustainable policy development that is particularly promising for Sino-U.S. collaboration.

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China’s AIIB: The Final Tally

China’s AIIB: The Final Tally

The deadline for prospective founding members to submit their applications to China’s new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) came on March 31, leading a flurry of final applications from countries all over the world. When the dust settled, China moved on to selecting who would actually made the cut. Yesterday, […]

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Photo: Untitled (798 Art Zone), by Charlotte Chen

Photo: Untitled (798 Art Zone), by Charlotte Chen

Untitled (798 Art Zone) © Samuel Wade for China Digital Times (CDT), 2015. | Permalink | No comment | Add to del.icio.us Post tags: Charlotte ChenDownload Tools to Circumvent the Great Firewall

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This Chart Explains Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Internet Censorship

This Chart Explains Everything You Need to Know About Chinese Internet Censorship

Foreign Policy/Tea Leaf Nation What goes through a Chinese web user’s head the moment before he or she hits the “publish” button? Pundits, scholars, and everyday netizens have spent years trying to parse the (ever-shifting) rules of the Chinese Internet. …

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Photo: Chinese chess in Chongqing, by Clément Belleudy

Photo: Chinese chess in Chongqing, by Clément Belleudy

Chinese chess in Chongqing © Sophie Beach for China Digital Times (CDT), 2015.

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