In Part I of a two-part series, Dan Robinson looks at recent events involving the Broadcasting Board of Governors' oversight of Voice of America.
A comedy center in Beijing fosters U.S.-China exchange.
Muhammad Ittefaq explores China's economic diplomacy in Pakistan and how it impacts their relationship.
According to Markos Kounalakis, without a defined foreign policy, the United States' influence in Africa is likely to decline.
Two giant pandas from China arrived in Indonesia on Thursday in an act of "panda diplomacy" aimed at celebrating 60 years of bilateral ties. Cai Tao and Hu Chun, both aged seven, arrived from Sichuan province and will be housed at a safari zoo in Bogor, a city near the capital Jakarta. The pandas were lent by Beijing to mark the diplomatic anniversary despite recent tensions between the nations, with a number of clashes between Chinese and Indonesian vessels in the South China Sea.