What Is China’s post-2014 Afghan Strategy?

China’s model of economic development has yielded significant economic leverage in Afghanistan, but NATO forces are set to withdraw next year and Rafaello Pantucci writes that Beijing needs to formulate and implement a...

Can China Win in Afghanistan?

China has long been working to strengthen relationships with nearby Central Asian states. While regional security and economic development are primary motivations for Beijing’s interaction with Central Asia, a press...

China Suspected of Facebook Attack on Nato Commander

Admiral James Stavridis, NATO’s most senior officer, has been the victim of repeated online attacks in which the perpetrators created fake Facebook accounts under his name. Security experts believe the attacks originated...

"Don’t Rush to Celebrate the Post-Gaddafi Era"

Chinese media views of events in Libya draw implicit contrasts between the Gaddafi regime and China’s own government. Beijing, it is suggested, has enabled the country to stand up against the West by strengthening the...

China Urges “Immediate” End to Libya Conflict

China is speaking out against the NATO military strikes in Libya after Muammar Gaddafi’s son and grandchildren were killed: “We hope all parties can cease fire immediately and solve the current crisis in a peaceful...

10 Year Anniversary: May 8, 1999

While other historic dates are getting more press time this year, the ten-year anniversary of the bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade by NATO missiles, and subsequent protests in China, passed relatively quietly last...

NATO May Ask China for Support in Afghanistan

An official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, has said that NATO may ask China for help with the war in Afghanistan, possibly by opening a supply link. From AP: China shares a 76-kilometer- (50-mile)-long border with...



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