A First: India Begins Military Exercises With 17 African Countries
By Ankit Panda
China’s Dictatorship Diplomacy Implodes
By Zachary Keck
UN Chief Ban Ki-moon Arrives in China
Plus, China mediates the Sudan dispute and the Communist Youth League holds National Conference. Tuesday China links.
China and the ICC
While China won’t support some cases being referred to the international court, many are too quick to dismiss its participation.
India’s African “Safari”
By Sudha Ramachandran
The 'Tragedy' of China's Energy Policy
Why Beijing’s energy strategy entrenches the narrative of China as a “irresponsible stakeholder.”
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 Sudan Opportunity
The tensions between Sudan and South Sudan offer an opportunity for China to show off its diplomacy.
China: Africa’s Other Kony
Joseph Kony is now notorious for his role in Africa, including in Sudan. But China’s supplying of arms and oil money has also abetted the Sudanese regime’s awful behavior.
China’s Achilles’ Heel
With little in the way of force projection, China’s dependence on natural resources in unstable parts of the world could undercut its economic ambitions. There are limits to freeriding.
To Interfere, or Not to Interfere?
Chinese policy over Libya and Sudan suggests a possible shift in its non-interference doctrine. What’s happening?
China Shifts on Sudan, Libya
China has traditionally stuck to a non-interventionist foreign policy. But On Sudan and Libya, it seems to be shifting.