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Russia-Ukraine Conflict: Repercussions for Moldova and the South Caucasus

June 16, 2014 06:00 AM

The Jamestown Foundation invites you to attend a conference exploring the profound effect the Russia-Ukraine conflict has had on Moldova and the South Caucasus. Our panelists will examine current...


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Anti-Privilege Campaign Hits the Chinese Middle Class

September 10, 2014

On September 4, China’s State Council announced a series of ambitious and wide-reaching reforms of the Chinese college admissions system, designed to increase fairness and reduce pressure on China’s high school students. China’s...

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Challenging Uyghur Muslim Identity: More Enforcement, Worse Results

September 10, 2014

Following deadly attacks in Beijing, Kunming and Urumqi over the last year, the Xinjiang government has intensified its efforts to regulate Uyghur religious activities. The provincial government has once again reinforced its ban...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Xinjiang

Undocumented Uyghur Migrants Find New Route to Southeast Asia

September 10, 2014

Since 2013, increasing numbers of Uyghurs from Xinjiang Province have attempted to migrate illegally through China’s South Asian neighbors—Burma, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia—to Thailand and then Malaysia, often with the hope of...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Military/Security, Terrorism, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Xinjiang, Southeast Asia

Power to the Provinces: The Devolution of China’s Maritime Rights Protection

September 10, 2014

In March 2013, China passed legislation integrating four of its five maritime law enforcement (MLE) agencies into the newly-created China Coast Guard, under the State Oceanic Administration (SOA) (see also China Brief, March 28,...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea, East China Sea

The East China Sea ADIZ: Old Policy, New Packaging

September 3, 2014

China’s November 23, 2013 announcement of an Air Defense Identification Zone (ADIZ) covering much of the East China Sea sparked both controversy and questions about China’s underlying motivations (Xinhua, November 23, 2013)....

Category: Japan, China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Foreign Policy, Military/Security

An Equal and Opposite Reaction? Xi’s Grand Tour of the Americas

August 22, 2014

This July, Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked on state visits to Argentina, Cuba and Venezuela and attended a summit of the loose group of major developing countries known as BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Latin America, Venezuela, Argentina, Cuba, Economics

Reclaiming Deng’s Legacy from Liberals

August 22, 2014

Celebrating reform-era leader Deng Xiaoping’s 110th birthday two days early on August 20, China’s leaders sought to harness his legacy for today’s politics by claiming him as a socialist and a uniquely Chinese thinker. While Deng...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Elite, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Home Page

What Effect Will Asian Sanctions Have Upon Russia?

August 5, 2014

In the wake of the newest sanctions on Russia by the European Union and the United States, Washington is seeking to persuade its Asian allies, Japan and South Korea, to follow suit (Yonhap July 31; Korea Times Online, July 29)....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, Northeast Asia, Russia

The CCDI’s Last Hurrah? Zhou’s Arrest May Mark Slowing of Anti-Corruption Efforts

August 4, 2014

While the downfall of “big tiger” Zhou Yongkang has proven the extent of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s power, it is not clear whether his anti-corruption crusade will continue—or, more importantly, whether Xi will push forward...

Category: China Brief, Willy’s Corner, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Elite, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Beijing Expands its Multinational Toolkit at CICA Summit

July 31, 2014

President Xi Jinping of China proposed a new Asian security concept on May 21, 2014 at the fourth summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA). He called on Asian countries to pursue...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Central Asia, Kazakhstan , China and the Asia-Pacific, China

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Undocumented Uyghur Migrants Find New Route to Southeast Asia

September 10, 2014 04:36 PM

Since 2013, increasing numbers of Uyghurs from Xinjiang Province have attempted to migrate illegally through China’s South Asian neighbors—Burma, Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia—to Thailand and then...


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Anti-Privilege Campaign Hits the Chinese Middle Class

September 10, 2014 04:42 PM

On September 4, China’s State Council announced a series of ambitious and wide-reaching reforms of the Chinese college admissions system, designed to increase fairness and reduce pressure on China’s...


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Mongolian-Japanese Economic Partnership Agreement: Counterbalancing China and Russia

August 8, 2014 02:45 PM

On the 40th anniversary of establishing bilateral diplomatic relations, Mongolia’s President Tsakhia Elbegdorj and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe met in Tokyo on July 22, 2014, to sign a Joint...


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