Category Archives: The Asian Region – APEC, EAS, APT, tec.

Looking at the ‘World’ With Two Lens

Final reflections on the Harvard-Beida conference on US-China relations (see previous blog posts for further information).  If I was a meteorologist, I would suggest that the weather forecast for US-China relations has gone from, partly sunny to partly cloudy. A … Continue reading

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“Pivots” and Great Powers – From One Side

  The ASEAN meetings last week – and especially the debate – or non-debate as it turned out over territorial challenges in the South China Sea, raised again the question of the US-China relations.  Secretary Clinton expressed publicly again the … Continue reading

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The Current Heart of China “Assertiveness” and the United States “Pivot”

    This past week ASEAN ministerial meetings popped up repeatedly in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.  These meetings served as diplomatic and political backdrop to the growing clash of interests in the seas east, west and south of China. ASEAN … Continue reading

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More ‘Bismarck’ and less ‘Kaiser Wilhelm’, Please

            [Ed. Note:  This is the third piece in a continuing effort to understand the US-China relationship and suggest means to avoid conflict in the power transition currently underway.  In each blog post I have … Continue reading

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