Taiwan's calls for talks about China's new air zone aren't being taken too seriously. Here's why there may be something more to them.
Only 14 percent of ordinary Chinese and 1 percent of military respondents hope their country will become the single world leader, according to a study released today.
Cuba's Raúl Castro was in the meet-and-greet line of world leaders assembled in Johannesburg for the Nelson Mandela memorial service, and Obama shook his hand. What have other US presidents when facing communist leaders?
China has suggested it will create more air defense zones, which worries Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes with China.
Regional ties are at a new low since China's unilateral announcement, but China may be willing to endure short-term displeasure for long-term gains.