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A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
October 10, 2016
A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
London may be forced to turn to Beijing, but China has bigger fish to fry.
A Post-Brexit UK Rapprochement With China? Don't Count On It
UK-China Ties Put to the Test Over Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Project
August 12, 2016
UK-China Ties Put to the Test Over Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Project
A surprise spying revelation may push a decision by Theresa May's new government.
UK-China Ties Put to the Test Over Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Project
China's Nuclear Setback in the UK
August 03, 2016
China's Nuclear Setback in the UK
The new British government makes a sharp U-turn on plans for a Chinese constructed nuclear plant.
China's Nuclear Setback in the UK
What China Thinks About Brexit
June 25, 2016
What China Thinks About Brexit
Why China tried to quietly warn Britain away from leaving the EU.
What China Thinks About Brexit
Narendra Modi Ushers in a Much-Needed 'Reset' in Relations with the United Kingdom
November 16, 2015
Narendra Modi Ushers in a Much-Needed 'Reset' in Relations with the United Kingdom
The Indian prime minister's state visit successfully focused the India-UK bilateral relationship.
Narendra Modi Ushers in a Much-Needed 'Reset' in Relations with the United Kingdom
Narendra Modi's UK Visit: Major Takeaways
November 14, 2015
Narendra Modi's UK Visit: Major Takeaways
The Indian prime minister's UK visit resulted in a range of agreements with David Cameron's government.
Narendra Modi's UK Visit: Major Takeaways
Beware the Fatal Flaws of Britain's China Strategy
October 30, 2015
Beware the Fatal Flaws of Britain's China Strategy
The UK's approach to Beijing, while hardly surprising, suffers from several fatal flaws.
Beware the Fatal Flaws of Britain's China Strategy
Criticism of the UK’s New Approach to China Is Misplaced
October 27, 2015
Criticism of the UK’s New Approach to China Is Misplaced
Wait for some evidence before assuming that only bad can come from good relations.
Criticism of the UK’s New Approach to China Is Misplaced
Britain's Great China Debate
October 19, 2015
Britain's Great China Debate
“Money. Money. Money... Where is morality?”
Britain's Great China Debate
What to Expect From Xi's Historic Visit to the UK
October 19, 2015
What to Expect From Xi's Historic Visit to the UK
Expect trade (and a groundbreaking nuclear power deal) to top the agenda during the Chinese president's trip to London.
What to Expect From Xi's Historic Visit to the UK
Xi’s Visit to Kick Off a Golden Age of China-UK Relations
October 15, 2015
Xi’s Visit to Kick Off a Golden Age of China-UK Relations
A state visit next week is expected to spark a new era in bilateral ties.
Xi’s Visit to Kick Off a Golden Age of China-UK Relations
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
October 06, 2015
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
"It is now clear that the British Treasury rather than the Foreign Office runs China policy."
Why Did Britain's Chancellor Visit Xinjiang?
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
May 17, 2015
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
What accounts for New Delhi’s relative indifference to London’s overtures?
Britain-India: From Courted to Courtier
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
January 16, 2015
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
“Genuine choice” possible under current electoral reform plan, British officials tell Parliament.
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
Making the Sacrifices in Afghanistan Worthwhile
December 04, 2014
Making the Sacrifices in Afghanistan Worthwhile
Ahead of a major conference, what needs to be done to justify the sacrifices made in Afghanistan?
Making the Sacrifices in Afghanistan Worthwhile
The UK's China Experiment
December 03, 2013
The UK's China Experiment
The UK's China Experiment
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