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China’s 3,000-Acre Aircraft Carriers Could Change the Balance of Power in the Pacific

That’s why the United States needs to act now.



U.S. Presidential Candidates on China

As American primary season gets into full swing, China has already become a target for candidates in both parties, a phenomenon that continues a pattern established in the past U.S. presidential elections. This year, 54 percent of Americans held an...

China Navy Calls for United States to Reduce Risk of Misunderstandings

China hopes the United States can scale back activities that run the risk of misunderstandings, and respect China's core interests...

China Says Arrests Two Japanese for Spying

Linda Sieg and Kaori Kaneko
Japan's Asahi newspaper said one man was taken into custody in China's northeast province of Liaoning near the border with North Korea and the other in the eastern province of Zhejiang near a military facility...

The Thucydides Trap: Are the U.S. and China Headed for War?

In 12 of 16 past cases in which a rising power has confronted a ruling power, the result has been bloodshed.

Hybrid Warfare With Chinese Characteristics

Benjamin David Baker
From Sun Tzu to Xi Jinping: Russia isn’t the only one who knows hybrid warfare.

Conflict Flavors Obama’s Meeting With Chinese Leader

David Sanger and Julie Hirschfeld Davis
This week’s meeting between President Obama and Mr. Xi is fraught with points of conflict, and its unspoken subtext is whether the president will confront the Chinese directly, deliberately causing friction in the relationship in hopes of drawing...



Can the U.S. & China Make Peace in Cyberspace?

Charlie Smith, Rogier Creemers, Li Shengjiao
Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in the United States today on his first state visit. Xi will address a group of American business leadersin Seattle. High on their list of concerns about trade with China is cyber hacking, cyber espionage and...

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New Chinese Book Says the U.S.-China ‘Feast on Power’ is Winding Down

Yanmei Xie
At a time of heightened tensions between the U.S. and China, it comes as little surprise that a new and important book on the bilateral relations, published by a think tank affiliated with the Chinese Foreign Ministry, should have the foreboding...

U.S. and China Seek Arms Deal for Cyberspace

David E. Sanger
The United States and China are secretly negotiating what could become the first arms control accord for cyberspace, embracing a commitment by each country that it will not be the first to use cyberweapons to cripple the other’s...

Japan's 'Profound' New American Military Ties Are All About China: Q&A

Robert Marquand
Japan's parliament passes the most sweeping changes to Japan's defense policy since World War II...

China Trying to Undercut Germany on Submarine Offer to Egypt

Beijing looks to expand weapons exports beyond its traditional customer base in Asia.

China Teaching Troops Folk Dances to Make Friends in Xinjiang

Ben Blanchard
China's military tries to improve relations with the minority people who live there...

Satellite Images Suggest China 'Building Third Airstrip' in South China Sea

Katie Hunt
China appears to building a third airstrip in disputed waters in the South China Sea.