China Takes Over Strategic Port in Pakistan

Chinese Overseas Port Holdings Limited took over management of the Pakistani port of Gwadar on Monday, amid suspicion of China’s growing presence in the Indian Ocean. From Reuters: China financed more than 80 percent of...

'How Many Nukes Does China Have?' Revisited

A Washington Post report has reignited controversy over research into China’s nuclear capabilities conducted by Georgetown University students under former Pentagon strategist Phillip Karber. The work began following...

Burma "Could Become China's California"

Thant Myint-U writes on Burma’s place at a “new crossroads of Asia” between China and India. Tantalisingly for Beijing, it also separates China from the Indian Ocean, to which new roads, railways and pipelines...

Riding China’s Rising Boat

From Washington Post today: “Brad Kinkelaar, whose mutual fund ranks among the top 15 percent in the United States this year, is depending on dividends from shipping port operators in China to help propel his investment returns. ”



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