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China's move to establish air defense zone appears to backfire

Nov 28, 2013

China's move to establish air defense zone appears to backfire

It was designed as a forceful response to Japanese assertiveness. But Beijing’s creation of an air defense zone may have backfired, experts said, eliciting a strong joint response by the United States and Japan. Instead of strengthening China’s position, the “air defense identification zone” ...

China tunes in to public opinion

Aug 3, 2013

China tunes in to public opinion

More than ever before, China's rulers are actually listening to their people, reacting quickly to contain potential crises that could threaten one-party control. With its ability to control the Internet increasingly challenged, China's Communist Party has had to change its game.