U.S.–China Week: Hacking hysteria, reality in the South China Sea, Medeiros moves on, BIT progress in question (Issue 8, 2015.06.08)

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Welcome to Issue 8 of U.S.–China Week. Let me take this opportunity to share my most recent published piece, on progress and challenges in U.S.–Japan cybersecurity cooperation, out last week at Nikkei Asian Review. I extend my usual request for comments to cover this piece as well. I would also like to highlight an updated design for Transpacifica, all credit due to my friend and collaborator Jason Li.

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U.S.–China Week: The drums of cold war and open confrontation over the South China Sea (Issue 7, 2015.06.01)

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Welcome to Issue 7 of U.S.–China Week. As always: Please encourage interested friends and colleagues to subscribe to the list. You can find a copy of this issue at Transpacifica.net. That’s the best link to share on social media. Please send your comments, quibbles, and suggestions to mail@gwbstr.com.

DRUMS OF COLD WAR
Chinese ambassador questions U.S. intentions, calls an anti-China alliance ‘counterproductive’ and ‘stupid’

Chinese Ambassador…

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U.S.–China Week: U.S. goes public with harder line on China (Issue 6, 2015.05.25)

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Welcome to Issue 6 of U.S.–China Week, slightly abbreviated as the United States observes Memorial Day today. Instead of five big ideas, I’ll cover some especially important developments in greater depth and leave you with a few links to others. For East Asian regional security news, watch as the Shangri-La Dialogue unfolds this week.

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U.S.–China Week: Kerry and U.S. talk tough, play nice in Beijing; Dark mood in Washington; Chinese cash under scrutiny (Issue 5, 2015.05.18)

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Welcome to Issue 5 of U.S.–China Week. There was a lot of news and some important commentary over the past week, so I’ll get right to it. But first, as always: Please encourage interested friends and colleagues to subscribe to the list. You can find a copy of this issue at Transpacifica.net. That’s the best link to share on social media. Please send your comments, quibbles, and…

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U.S.–China Week: Pushing for a free China, dodging U.S. laws, talking past each other in cyberspace, PLA developments (Issue 4, 2015.05.11)

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President Xi Jinping may have spent the week touting cooperation with Russia, but an intensive period of U.S.–China activity is approaching. The State Departmentannounced today the Strategic & Economic Dialogue (S&ED) will take place late next month in Washington, and Secretary of State John Kerry is traveling to Beijing to prepare for S&ED and Xi’s September state visit with President Barack Obama. We can expect skeptical coverage, like…

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