Xi Jinping Cleans House in China

With the purging of 55 'Big Tigers,' the political network of former leader Jiang Zemin has been dismantled By Matthew Robertson For the last two years, Chinese Communist Party leader Xi Jinping has been working relentlessly to dismantle the political network that had previously controlled China. That group’s power is

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China Scores: What the United States Should Do Next

By Matthew Goodman and Ely Ratner China is back. Nearly two centuries after it lost its traditional place at the center of Asian affairs, Beijing has begun giving shape and substance to its renewed leadership on the regional stage. This was on full display at the recently concluded meeting of

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China gains influence in South Asia

To counter China’s growing influence in South Asia, Narendra Modi will be required to overcome differences with Nawaz Sharif By Unni Krishnan, Natalie Obiko Pearson For a senior Afghan diplomat sitting in India’s capital, it’s easy to explain how a region with a quarter of the world’s people can account

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China to invest $40b in Silk Road Fund

By Chen Yang Will provide financing for maritime, land economic belts in Asia China will contribute $40 billion to establish a Silk Road Fund and push forward preparation work for a newly launched infrastructure investment bank to strengthen connectivity in the Asia-Pacific region, Chinese President Xi Jinping said Sunday. The

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