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Chinese Companies’ Central Asian Survival Strategy
June 14, 2018
Chinese Companies’ Central Asian Survival Strategy
In Central Asia, Chinese companies can score financing from both Beijing and local capitals. But is anyone profiting?
Chinese Companies’ Central Asian Survival Strategy
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
June 12, 2018
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
"No leasing land to China even for one day," read a banner hoisted during the recent protests.
In Vietnam, Protests Highlight Anti-Chinese Sentiment
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
June 12, 2018
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
The two summits, occurring almost contemporaneously, invite easy comparisons focused on tone and optics. What about substance?
A West in Crisis, an East Rising? Comparing the G7 and the SCO
The Decline and Attempted Revival of China’s Economic Exceptionalism
June 11, 2018
The Decline and Attempted Revival of China’s Economic Exceptionalism
Can a new generation of Chinese leaders resurrect the magic of China’s economic exceptionalism?
The Decline and Attempted Revival of China’s Economic Exceptionalism
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
June 09, 2018
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
New Delhi needs to embrace the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar Forum for Regional Cooperation or be left behind.
Can an India-China ‘Reset’ Help BCIM?
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
June 08, 2018
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
Addressing misconceptions about China's latest surface combatant, the Type 055 guided-missile destroyer.
All You Need to Know About China's New Stealth Destroyer
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
June 08, 2018
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
The 2018 Wuhan meeting cannot reset China-India relations in the way the 1988 Gandhi-Deng summit did.
Is a China-India ‘Reset’ in the Cards?
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
June 08, 2018
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
Recently Australia’s Qantas airlines changed the language it uses to refer to Taiwan at Beijing’s request.
The Qantas Quandary: Is Taiwan in China?
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
June 07, 2018
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
How economic engagement with North Korea serves China’s broader strategy in Northeast Asia.
North Korea and China, Friends Again?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
June 07, 2018
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
From the "Indo-Pacific" to the Korean Peninsula, what were the main themes and anxieties at the Shangri-La Dialogue?
Reflections on the 2018 Shangri-La Dialogue: What's the Indo-Pacific Anyway?
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
June 07, 2018
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
The failure of the Bishkek power plant in January has had domestic fallout, but its bilateral dimension could scorch Beijing too.
Kyrgyzstan Navigates Domestic Political Firestorm, Hopes to Avoid Burning China
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
June 05, 2018
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
Over time the BRI could threaten the very foundations of Washington’s post-WWII hegemony.
What Does China’s Belt and Road Initiative Mean for US Grand Strategy?
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
June 05, 2018
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
Tashkent’s engagement with Washington doesn’t undercut its relations with Moscow and Beijing.
Uzbekistan Does Not Drift Among Great Powers
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
June 02, 2018
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
As China, Japan, and others aim to commercialize methane hydrate, its security implications should be examined.
Will ‘Flammable Ice’ Be a Critical Factor in Asia’s Regional Security?
India-US-China: Aligning Interests or Managing Threats?
May 30, 2018
India-US-China: Aligning Interests or Managing Threats?
India’s pursuit of its national interests will be tested by how it manages its relationships with the U.S. and China.
India-US-China: Aligning Interests or Managing Threats?
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
May 25, 2018
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
Is a U.S. diplomat the victim of a Chinese sonic attack -- or is this a spy gadget malfunction?
Is China Really Targeting US Diplomats With a 'Sonic Attack'?
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