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China steps up as US steps back from global leadership - The Conversation US

China's President Xi Jinping at the podium at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. AP Photo/Michel Euler. China steps up as US steps back from global leadership. January 22, 2017 7.41pm EST • Updated January 23, 2017 4.48pm EST. Flynt L ...and more »

Will Donald Trump mean the end of global trade? - BBC News

Free trade and globalisation had a bad 2016, but it looks like 2017 could be even worse. For decades there has been a consensus that globalisation brought more jobs, higher wages and lower prices - not just for richer countries but also for developing ...and more »

Donald Trump Could Be Starting a New Cold War With China. But He Has Little Chance of Winning - TIME

Soldiers attend a military parade in Beijing, China, on Sept. 3, 2015, to mark the 70th anniversary of the military victory against Japan. Luo Xiaoguang—Xinhua News Agency/Getty Images. By Charlie Campbell / Xiamen. January 24, 2017. There is little ...and more »

Why China will be able to sell itself as the last liberal great power - Washington Post

Hey, the new Office of the U.S.Trade Representative website is up! Let's take a look to see what it says about opening up trade opportunities for American firms and consumers: [The] new America First trade policy will make it more desirable for ...and more »

Beijing Is No Champion of Globalization - Foreign Affairs

Chinese President Xi Jinping is treading on dangerous ground. In his speech before the World Economic Forum's annual conclave of political and economic luminaries in Davos, Xi set out to establish himself as the standard-bearer for globalization and ...and more »

Trading Up With China - Foreign Affairs

U.S. President Donald Trump is right to shine a spotlight on trade issues with China. No other country in the world plays such an important role in international trade while also pursuing a mercantilist economic policy. In fact, China hands and trade ...and more »

Trump's decision to kill TPP leaves door open for China - CNNMoney

Chinese President Xi Jinping test drove a new message last week at the World Economic Forum. China, he said, would defend globalization against populist forces that want to end free trade. On Monday, Donald Trump handed Xi the car keys and threw in a ...and more »

Spotlight: Xi highlights China's active role in multilateral diplomacy - Xinhua

Chinese President Xi Jinping encourages children attending skiing winter camps at Genting Ski Resort as he inspects preparatory work for Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Zhangjiakou City, north China's Hebei Province, Jan. 23, 2017. (Xinhua/Lan ...and more »

The Resurgence of China-Vietnam Ties - The Diplomat

A visit to Beijing by Vietnam's Communist Party chief underscored a major shift in Sino-Vietnamese bilateral relations. By Nguyen Minh Quang for The Diplomat. January 25, 2017. From January 12-15, China warmly hosted its first foreign leader in 2017 ...and more »

China hits back at US over South China Sea claims - BBC News

China has asserted its "indisputable sovereignty" over parts of the South China Sea after the Trump administration vowed to prevent China from taking territory in the region. The Chinese foreign ministry said Beijing would "remain firm to defend its ...and more »