U.S.–China Week: Tit-for-tat posturing, Kerry and Carter on ‘the’ order, hacking declines?, resolve and deterrence (2016.04.18)

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Welcome to issue 48 of U.S.–China Week. There are two notes of clarification from last issue. First, this year was not, as many reported, the first time the U.S. government had included Chinese censorship in a list of trade barriers—though it was the first time since 2013. This Reuters story reporting a Chinese denial includes that point. Second, last week’s mention of a U.S. Navy officer accused of espionage included language saying…

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U.S.–China Week: Discontent at PACOM? Carter skips China, censorship as trade barrier, Blair’s U.S.–Japan China strategy (2016.04.11)

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Welcome to issue 47 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.

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Civil-military tension on South China Sea creeps into public view; More ‘assertive’ option seemingly ill-fit to challenge

The Navy…

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U.S.–China Week: Obama and Xi’s mixed signals, South China Sea tangles, Anbang bids and balks (2016.04.04)

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Welcome to issue 46 of U.S.–China Week. This edition focuses on the meeting between the top leaders of the United States and China, with a few other matters addressed in brief.

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U.S.–China Week: Xi’s visit to Washington, Russel’s Asia speech, Bader’s China policy, Dai Bingguo and the ‘new model’ (2016.03.28)

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Welcome to issue 45 of U.S.–China Week. President Xi Jinping will travel to Washington for the Nuclear Security Summit, and Xi will hold a bilateral meeting with President Barack Obama on Thursday, according to the White House. Xinhua has set up a special page (English, Chinese) for the trip, currently focusing on Xi’s present stop in Prague. I anticipate little new on the South China Sea, but we might…

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U.S.–China Week (2016.03.21)

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Welcome to issue 44 of U.S.–China Week.

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U.S. military gains access to five Philippine sites; Chinese Coast Guard in Indonesian ‘incursion’

The United States and the Philippines reached an…

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