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April 27, 2017

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FILE PHOTOS: A combination of file photos showing Chinese President Xi Jinping (L) at London's Heathrow Airport, October 19, 2015 and U.S. President Donald Trump posing for a photo in New York City, U.S., May 17, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville/Lucas Jackson/File Photos - RTX33BI5
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence arrives at the truce village of Panmunjom, South Korea, April 17, 2017.  REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji - RTS12KOB
Delegates leaves the Great Hall of the People after the closing of
closing the 16th Chinese Communist Party Congress in Beijing November
14, 2002. China confirmed on Thursday that President Jiang is retiring
as Communist Party Chief and that he and top colleagues will hand over
to a new generation of leaders under Vice President Hu Jintao.


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Global crisis forces Trump to rethink foreign policy. Jeffrey Bader discusses President Trump’s rhetoric towards China on North Korea in the Wall Street Journal.

Mixed response to the planned economic zone near Beijing. David Dollar offers his take on the planned Xiong'an New Area in the Japan Times.

Striking North Korea could harm a key U.S. ally. Jonathan Pollack comments on the evolving situation in Northeast Asia for the Huffington Post.

To win the trust of Hong Kong's public, China must understand them better. Richard Bush provides insight on the future of the Hong Kong-Beijing relationship in the Straits Times.

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About The China Center

The John L. Thornton China Center develops timely, independent analysis and policy recommendations to help U.S. and Chinese leaders address key long-term challenges, both in terms of U.S.-China relations and China's internal development.

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