U.S.–China Week: Eight areas to watch before Xi Jinping’s U.S. visit (Issue 18, 2015.08.17)

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Welcome to Issue 18 of U.S.–China Week. I’m “disrupting” my own format this week in anticipation of one or two weeks without publishing due to vacation. Despite the annual August Washington, D.C., slowdown, preparations are well underway for a U.S. visit by President Xi Jinping late next month with confirmed stops in New York and Washington. This issue highlights eight key issues to watch as Xi’s visit approaches.

This week also marked the first of my planned regular…

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U.S.–China Week: Kerry’s ‘three halts’ at ASEAN, GOP China blips, Abe’s big week, a cybersecurity opportunity (Issue 17, 2015.08.10)

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Welcome to Issue 17 of U.S.–China Week. As always: Please encourage friends and colleagues to subscribe to U.S.–China Week. Here is the web version of this issue, ideal for sharing on social media. And please send your comments, quibbles, and suggestions to mail@gwbstr.com.

SOUTH CHINA SEA
ASEAN meetings address South China Sea against Chinese wishes; U.S. proposes the ‘three halts’

Despite a statement by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang…

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U.S.–China Week: U.S. cyber retaliation, White House–PACOM discord, energy and textile investment, Forbes on talking China (Issue 16, 2015.08.03)

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Welcome to Issue 16 of U.S.–China Week, marking six months since the first prototype issue was sent out to several exceedingly tolerant friends and colleagues. Since then, readership has expanded to more than 500 subscribers from government, academia, and the media, including some of the people who have taught me the most over the years. Thanks to all who have followed along and shared feedback, and I look forward to hearing your insights…

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U.S.–China Week: U.S. ‘not neutral’ on SCS, Obama thanks Xi on Iran, U.S. holds tongue on OPM hack, Sino-Japanese news (Issue 15, 2015.07.28)

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Welcome to Issue 15 of U.S.–China Week, one day late this week, since I was in transit. Four items today, but the first is double-length.

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SOUTH CHINA SEA
Russel: U.S. ‘not neutral’ on how…

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U.S.–China Week: The Micron bid, Rubio’s China stand, SCS shifts, an Abe opening? (Issue 14, 2015.07.20)

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Welcome to Issue 14 of U.S.–China Week. As always: Please encourage interested friends and colleagues to subscribe to the list. Here is a the web version of this issue. And please send your comments, quibbles, and suggestions to mail@gwbstr.com.

OPEN MARKETS?
Chinese bid for U.S. microchip company could test openness of U.S. market

A bid by Tsinghua Unigroup, according to Bloomberg the investment arm of…

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