By Richard Herr, The Strategist (ASPI): " ... there’s an argument that Xi’s soft-power playbook doesn’t have the same roles or objectives as those in the Nye playbook.
Daniel Moss writes: The collapse of a summit of Asia-Pacific leaders last weekend in Papua New Guinea isn’t the end of the world. In fact economic relations between the 21 nations won’t change much. Most need both China and the U.S. — and that’s what they will continue to get. – Bloomberg