Asia and the Pacific
Following the recent meetings in California between Presidents Barack Obama and Xi Jinping, the U.S.-China relationship is making progress, but the two countries continue to wrestle over issues related to trade, currencies, cybersecurity and international crises such as the conflict in Syria. Brookings experts discuss the complicated ties between the United States and China, and examine China's growing role in international politics and the global economy.
Reuters/Philimon Bulawayo - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe delivers his state of the nation address to the country's parliament in Harare, August 25, 2015.
Africa in the news: AGOA forum held, Zimbabwe asks for international economic support, South Africa fears recession, and South Sudan peace deal signed
August 28, 2015, Amy Copley
Amy Copley recaps the top news stories in Africa this week, including highlights from the AGOA forum; Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's 10-point plan for the economy; and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signs a long-awaited peace deal.
Asia and the Pacific
August 26, 2015, David Dollar
August 25, 2015, Anna Newby
August 24, 2015, Brian Pinto
August 24, 2015, Lynn Kuok
August 21, 2015, Radhika Goyal
August 21, 2015, Amadou Sy
Opinion | Wall Street Journal Asia
August 19, 2015, Eswar Prasad
August 18, 2015, Wenjie Chen, David Dollar and Heiwai Tang
Opinion | The Globe and Mail
August 13, 2015, Michael W. Klein
Opinion | Real Clear Markets
August 12, 2015, Douglas J. Elliott
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Director, John L. Thornton China Center
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Richard C. Bush III
Director, Center for East Asia Policy Studies
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, John L. Thornton China Center
Kenneth G. Lieberthal
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Global Economy and Development, John L. Thornton China Center
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Before China's 18th Party Congress, Cheng Li profiled 25 possible members of the Politburo, examining their backgrounds, family and patron-client ties, political prospects and policy preferences. See Li's profiles of the seven individuals who were named to the Politburo Standing Committee:
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