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04.09.2014

Poseidon

Royal Navy submarine HMS Poseidon sank in collision with a Chinese freighter during routine exercises in 1931 off Weihaiwei. Thirty of its fifty-six-man crew scrambled out of the hatches as it went down.

Caixin Media

04.08.2014

Crimea Rattles the Chinese Dream

Caixin

At the Sochi Winter Olympics, President Xi Jinping professed his affection for Russian letters.

Blog

04.06.2014

Spy Vs. Spy: When is Cyberhacking Crossing the Line?

Vincent Ni, Chen Weihua, Andrew J. Nathan, Jerome A. Cohen

Vincent Ni: For a long time, Huawei has been accused by some American politicians of “spying on Americans for the Chinese government,” but their evidence has always been sketchy. They played on fear and possibility.

Books

04.01.2014

The Contest of the Century

Geoff Dyer

From the former Financial Times Beijing bureau chief, a balanced and far-seeing analysis of the emerging competition between China and the United States that will dominate twenty-first-century world affairs—an inside account of

Sinica Podcast

03.31.2014

The World War One Chinese Labor Corps

Kaiser Kuo, David Moser

This week on Sinica, Kaiser Kuo and David Moser are delighted to host Mark O’Neill, author of The Chinese Labour Corps, for

Blog

03.10.2014

Should China Support Russia in the Ukraine?

Alexander V. Pantsov, Alexander Lukin, Sergei Zamascikov, Yawei Liu, Edward Friedman

Alexander V. Pantsov: The Chinese Communist Party leadership has always maintained: “China believes in non-interference in internal affairs.” In the current Ukrainian situation it is the most we can expect from the P.R.C.

Viewpoint

03.06.2014

Can America Win in a New Era of Competition with China?

Geoff Dyer

Beijing was in a state of heightened anxiety and had been for weeks. Each day in the run-up to the National Day parade, the security measures seemed to get a little bit tighter.

Books

03.05.2014

Sporting Gender

When China hosted the 2008 Summer Olympics—and amazed international observers with both its pageantry and gold-medal count—it made a very public statement about the country’s surge to global power.

Books

02.05.2014

By All Means Necessary

Elizabeth Economy

In the past thirty years, China has transformed from an impoverished country where peasants comprised the largest portion of the populace to an economic power with an expanding middle class and more megacities than anywhere else on earth

Sinica Podcast

01.24.2014

Talking About Taiwan

Kaiser Kuo, David Moser

This week on Sinica, Kaiser Kuo is joined by David Moser and Paul Mozur for an in-depth discussion about ’s favorite renegade province.

Blog

01.21.2014

Time to Escalate? Should the U.S. Make China Uncomfortable?

The Editors, Edward Friedman, Geoff Dyer, John Delury, Taisu Zhang, Elbridge Colby, Ely Ratner

How should the United States respond to China’s new level of assertiveness in the Asia Pacific?

Caixin Media

01.21.2014

How a PLA General Built a Web of Corruption to Amass a Fortune

Caixin

More than twenty policemen lined up at the gate of a massive mansion in a village in the central province of Henan at midnight on January 12, 2013, loading heavy crates onto two military trucks.

Books

01.16.2014

Debating China

Laura Chang

America and China are the two most powerful players in global affairs, and no relationship is more consequential. How they choose to cooperate and compete affects billions of lives.

Other

12.26.2013

2013 Year in Review

The Editors

As the year draws to a close, we want to take a moment to look back at some of the stories ChinaFile published in 2013. We hope you’ll find something that interests you to read—or watch—over the holidays.

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