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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM

 

On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....


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Six Years at Sea... And Counting: Gulf of Aden Anti-Piracy and China's Maritime Commons Presence

July 20, 2015 11:36 AM

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Well over six years of Chinese anti-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden have directly supported People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) modernization goals and provided invaluable experience operating in distant waters. Lessons learned have spawned PLAN innovations in doctrine, operations, and international coordination. Many of the insights gleaned during deployments are applicable to security objectives closer to home; some officers enjoy promotion...


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Exercises Highlight PLA Amphibious Capability

August 4, 2015

Immediately following the May release of its new maritime-focused National Defense White Paper, China is practicing “new type naval combat force” operations in the South China Sea (Xinhua, May 26; China Military Online, July 28)....

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Military/Security, China, South China Sea

China-Ukraine Relations After Crimea

July 31, 2015

China is looking to Ukraine to be a “Gateway to Europe,” for its One Belt One Road (OBOR) project. For its part, Ukraine has signed agreements with the Development Bank of China and is increasing the share of Chinese investment...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Economics, Ukraine

Why Has Sea Level Rise Not Been Securitized by the PLA?

July 31, 2015

Note: The views presented in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of the Navy or Department of Defense.

Ahead of the United Nations Climate Change Conference, which is...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China

China, the EU and One Belt, One Road Strategy

July 31, 2015

As China’s One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative gains momentum, most interpretations of Beijing’s initial OBOR-related activities have centered on the implications of OBOR for China and her immediate neighborhood. Europe, however,...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Economics, Europe, China

China-Pakistan Economic Corridor: Road to Riches?

July 31, 2015

On April 20, Sino-Pakistan relations took a great leap forward as Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled plans for investment of $46 billion in the Pakistani leg of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) (Xinhua, April 22)....

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, Energy, Economics, Pakistan, China

In a Fortnight: Myanmar's Leaders Court China Despite Violence Along Border

July 17, 2015

As global attention focuses on China’s rising tensions with neighboring states in the South China Sea, violence has erupted elsewhere in the region, this time along China's border with Myanmar. Widely ignored in the western...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China, Southeast Asia

From “Game Player” to “Game Maker”: News Features of China’s Foreign Policy

July 17, 2015

The surprising popularity of President Xi Jinping’s signature Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signals a breakthrough in China’s foreign policy. When China first entered the World Trade Organization in 2001, China...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, China

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Willy's Corner

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Stock Market Crash Reveals Serious Flaws in the Xi Administration's Economic Policies

July 17, 2015 03:09 PM

The recent Chinese stock market crisis has exposed the fallacy of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) contention that it is possible to seek economic development and reform without commensurate...


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In a Fortnight

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Exercises Highlight PLA Amphibious Capability

August 4, 2015 05:33 PM

Immediately following the May release of its new maritime-focused National Defense White Paper, China is practicing “new type naval combat force” operations in the South China Sea (Xinhua, May 26;...


Cat: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Military/Security, China, South China Sea
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