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China’s Online Supporters Incorrectly Thought They Saw the Vietnamese Dissing the Blinken by Not Displaying a U.S. Flag

China's online supporters, including a number of diplomats and well-known trolls, seemed to think the Vietnamese government was trying to send visiting U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken a message when they only featured a Vietnamese flag in the room during a meeting with Prime Minister Phạm Minh ...

Contrasting U.S. and Chinese Diplomatic Styles on Full Display This Week

It's rare for the U.S. and China to host major regional summits less than a week apart. But with the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit set to get underway in Washington, D.C., just a few days after the China-Arab Summit concluded in Riyadh, ...

Even in a Foreign Country, China Made Other Leaders Treat Xi as the Host

One observation that emerged from Tuesday's flurry of meetings between Chinese President Xi Jinping and various world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Bali was that President Xi stood at the flags waiting to greet his counterparts as if he was somehow hosting them ...