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Tsai Ing-wen & DPP Win Big in Taiwan

By Bonnie Glaser & Jacqueline Vitello The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) won a landslide victory in Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections on Saturday, January 16, ousting the Kuomintang (KMT) from office. President-elect Tsai Ing-wen’s DPP has traditionally leaned in favor…

News on China: 2015 Year in Review

By Megan Kelly – For years, China has occupied a dominant space in U.S. reporting of world affairs. A 2003 study by University of Michigan’s Communication Studies Department shows that while media does not strongly influence the American public’s opinions…

The Leaderboard: Wang Huning

Who is he? Wang Huning, a current member of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Politburo and head of the CCP’s Central Policy Research Office, is commonly believed to be one of Chinese president Xi Jinping’s top policy advisors. Born in…

Sino-Russian Cooperation

By Jeffrey Mankoff Beginning with Richard Nixon’s 1973 visit to China balancing between Moscow and Beijing has been a centerpiece of U.S. foreign policy. Today, though, Washington’s relations with both Beijing and Moscow are difficult, while China and Russia increasingly…