Some influential Chinese analysts are suggesting that the mood of mistrust between the US and Pakistan might offer Beijing a chance to wean its oldest regional ally off its dependence on US security assistance.
China’s communist party: Light on ideology, heavy on control.
To protest the US's arms sales to Taiwan, China halted contact between the two nations' militaries, which has expanded in recent months to include study tours and naval exercises. China also threatened Tuesday to retaliate against US companies involved in the arms sales.
Obama’s first visit to China will test that nation’s readiness to look outward – and past disagreements.
South Korea joined a US-led program to block shipments of nuclear material. In Japan, a lawmaker urged first-strike capability.
Monday's explosion dashed hopes that the secretive nation is simply building its weapons program as a bargaining chip.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wrapped up her trip to Japan, South Korea, Indonesia, and China on Sunday. Her aim was to reenergize key ties to the region.
Barack Obama’s victory was met with euphoria in many nations by those who see him as restoring their faith in American ideals.