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Five points on the deeply flawed U.S. Congress Huawei report

A U.S. Congressional committee released a broadside attack on the Chinese telecommunications firms Huawei and ZTE this week, charging that their products represent a security risk to the United States and recommending that U.S. government and private sector organizations avoid … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 22, 2012

FDI: U.S. Luxury Real Estate Courts the Chinese Buyer – WSJ.com Finance: China Said to Propose Limits on Local Government Loans – Bloomberg — China’s banking regulator proposed keeping a cap on local government loans to curtail defaults while encouraging funding for … Continue reading

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Daily Update, June 21, 2012

This is an experiment. In my new position, I need to keep close track of news developments. Perhaps a good way to do this is to build a daily briefing, in the tradition of Bill Bishop’s update at Sinocism or … Continue reading

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Links: Net Filtering, Uncertain Green Beijing, and U.S.–China Business

I’ve been busy recently in Beijing and watching a lot of good stories go right by. You’ll forgive a Colorado native for using a baseball analogy: It’s time to make sure I don’t strike out looking. Here’s a quick summary … Continue reading

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Olympic Threats, Bush’s China Crutch, North Korea, and the Environment (U.S.–China Links)

Olympic threats: really dumb. China: Bush’s diplomatic savior? The North Korea deal: not what the White House hoped. And China meets the U.S. Congress to plan for a post-Bush climate reality. Recent China–U.S. relations news. Steve Clemons agrees with me … Continue reading

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Abe Apologizes, Xinhua Seems Satisfied, Reuters More Skeptical

Surrounding Australian Prime Minister John Howard’s trip to Japan this weekend, Japanese PM Abe Shinzo “expressed an unfeigned apology to ‘comfort women.’” Or did was the headline that he “trie[d] damage control over WW2 sex slaves”? If you ask the … Continue reading

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Hillary Brings China Into ’08 U.S. Presidential Contest

How issues involving China will play in the 2008 U.S. presidential election is yet mostly uncharted territory, but Senator Hillary Clinton revealed revealed some China talking points this week after the Shanghai market’s burp heard round the world. Sounding bells … Continue reading

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Abe Rescinds Support for 1993 Comfort Women Statement

In the politics of 20th century East Asian history, the Japanese wartime practice of using women as sex slaves under the putrid euphemism “comfort women” is comparable only to the Nanjing Massacre and the Yasukuni Shrine in its prominence. In … Continue reading

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U.S.–China Interparliamentary Exchange: Valuable, and Possibly Easier Under Democrats

The main organizer of the U.S.-China Interparliamentary Exchange said Sept. 6 he won’t be completely disappointed if his party loses control of the U.S. Congress in November. Even though House Speaker Dennis Hastert (R-Ill.) created and funded the exchange, “it … Continue reading

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