regional security

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...

Diaoyu Dispute Sparks Anti-Japanese Protests

Anti-Japan protests swept across China on Sunday, after Japanese activists landed on the Diaoyu Islands in the East China Sea and unfurled Japanese flags just days after Japan detained a group of activists from Hong Kong for...

HK Activists Arrested After Diaoyu Landing

Japan has arrested 14 activists from a Hong Kong-based fishing boat after they landed on the disputed Diaoyu Islands (Senkaku Islands in Japanese) on Wednesday, according to the Japan Times: The seven activists who landed on the...

Navy Warship Sprung From SCS Reef

The Chinese navy has successfully freed a warship which had run aground on a disputed South China Sea shoal near the Philippines, according to The Associated Press: The warship will sail back to port with minor damage, and no...

Antonio Chiang: China will determine East Asian status quo

This editorial is written by Antonio Chiang (ʱüÊò•Áî∑) on Taipei Times: Recently China and South Korea have been leading the drive to prevent Japan from gaining a permanent seat on the UN Security Council. South Korean President Roh Moo-hyun has publicly criticized Japan for trying to secure a UN Security Council seat while the Chinese […]

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