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Korean Peninsula A Pawn On The Geopolitical Chessboard Book

China strengthens authoritarian structures in Cambodia

Historically, China’s regional interests in the context of the containment of Vietnam has had devastating effects on Cambodia and prolonged the Cambodian civil war....

Taiwan: The Question Of One China – Part II

In Part 1, we discussed the genesis of One China policy and the Taiwan dispute with Mainland China which has festered for decades. We...

Beijing’s Proclamations on Regional Security

Beijing’s stated overall approach to regional security relations might be summarized as follows:  Increased attention to its peripheral environment, primarily because China needs regional...

A Look Around – China

China sees itself emerging as a major regional power and important global player. Among other things, Beijing will seek peaceful borders; insist on an...

Ancient Chinese Strategists and Comprehensive National Power

Although the phrase “Comprehensive National Power” was invented in 1984, it has cultural roots in Chinese ancient statecraft. In his book, Grand Strategy, Wu...

Russia: Strategic Partner or Potential Threat to China? – I

In April 1996, erstwhile antagonists China and Russia unveiled what they termed a strategic partnership for the future. On that occasion in Shanghai, President...

Trade Wars: The Road To Ruin

Global Order has for centuries been dominated by trade which India and China dominated for nearly 1700 years; generating enormous wealth and treasures which...

‘Karakoram’ – The China-Pakistan Friendship Highway

The grandest geostrategic scheme in Asia and perhaps the world is the ‘Karakoram Highway’ from China’s Muslim Far West through the Himalayas into Pakistan,...

Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China

THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (PRC) is pursuing a long-term, comprehensive military modernization program designed to improve the capacity of China’s armed forces to fight and...