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What Role for Japan in Africa’s Security After Withdrawal from South Sudan?
May 24, 2017
What Role for Japan in Africa’s Security After Withdrawal from South Sudan?
There still is a big gap between the discourse and the reality of what Japan wants—and what it can achieve in Africa.
What Role for Japan in Africa’s Security After Withdrawal from South Sudan?
Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
March 13, 2017
Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
The decision highlights the domestic constraints on Japan's defense activities abroad.
Japan Self-Defense Force Withdraws From South Sudan
China: Projecting Power Through Peacekeeping
October 15, 2015
China: Projecting Power Through Peacekeeping
World peace is an admirable goal, but states are rarely interested in pursuing it over their own interests.
China: Projecting Power Through Peacekeeping
UN Report: China Sold $20 Million in Arms and Ammunition to South Sudan
August 27, 2015
UN Report: China Sold $20 Million in Arms and Ammunition to South Sudan
A UN panel says such arms sales, while legal, are prolonging the conflict and facilitating human rights violations.
UN Report: China Sold $20 Million in Arms and Ammunition to South Sudan
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
April 08, 2015
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
Contributing to peacekeeping operations is helping Beijing to build a global presence.
China: The World’s New Peacekeeper?
China and India: A Balancing Act in Africa
January 08, 2015
China and India: A Balancing Act in Africa
China and India have both committed troops to South Sudan—a symbol of the two countries’ intensifying stand-off.
China and India: A Balancing Act in Africa
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
October 26, 2014
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
Beijing has been quietly ramping up its aid to the war-torn country.
China’s Emergency Relief to South Sudan
China Triples Peacekeeping Presence in South Sudan
September 26, 2014
China Triples Peacekeeping Presence in South Sudan
China will send a battalion of 700 troops to join the U.N. peacekeeping mission in South Sudan.
China Triples Peacekeeping Presence in South Sudan
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
June 06, 2014
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
Driven by commercial interests, China is taking the unusual step of mediating between rival South Sudanese factions.
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
China's South Sudan Dilemma
December 25, 2013
China's South Sudan Dilemma
Violence in South Sudan may test China's absolute commitment to non-interference in other countries' domestic affairs
China's South Sudan Dilemma
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
September 19, 2012
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
China has sought to bolster its ties to South Sudan while not damaging its longer and closer relationship with the north.
China's Deft Sudan Diplomacy
China's Sudan Opportunity
April 28, 2012
China's Sudan Opportunity
The tensions between Sudan and South Sudan offer an opportunity for China to show off its diplomacy.
China's Sudan Opportunity
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