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Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference 

September 12, 2016 04:47 PM

Tenth Annual Terrorism Conference

Save the Date! Wednesday, December 14th

The National Press ClubGrand Ballroom 529 14th St. NW, 13th FloorWashington, DC 20045

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Beijing Contradicts “Rule of Law” Campaign in Crackdown

September 13, 2016 03:00 PM

The recent trial of lawyers, legal assistants and NGO personnel who were detained during mass arrests more than a year ago has given the clearest indication to date of whether the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) under President Xi Jinping is honoring his oft-repeated commitments to rule by law with Chinese characteristics. On July 9, 2015, more than 300 weiquan (维权; rights-protecting) lawyers, legal staff and rights advocates were detained on charges ranging from “picking quarrels and provoking...


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Assessing Who Will Be the Next PLA Navy Commander

September 13, 2016

Admiral Wu Shengli, who has been the commander of the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) since August 2006, a Member of the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) Central Military Commission (CMC) since October 2007, and a member of...

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

Bomber Strikes Chinese Embassy in Bishkek; China Announces New Defense Transportation Law

September 13, 2016

Bomber Strikes Chinese Embassy in Bishkek

On August 30, a car bomb exploded outside the Chinese embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Three people were injured in the explosion. Fortunately the car bomb was not able to directly ram...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Terrorism, Military/Security, Xinjiang, Domestic/Social, Home Page

PLA Yijiangshan Joint Amphibious Operation: Past is Prologue

September 13, 2016

China and Russia are staging a Joint naval exercise in the South China Sea. The exercises are meant, in part, to practice joint island assaults and other amphibious operations (China News, September 11). The PLA’s emphasis on...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China, East China Sea, Home Page

China and India’s Border Infrastructure Race

September 13, 2016

In July, China reportedly crossed the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the de facto border between India and China, at Barahoti in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand on at least two separate occasions. In addition to Chinese...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Xinjiang, China, India, South Asia

The PLA’s Latest Strategic Thinking on the Three Warfares

August 22, 2016

Beijing’s response to the unfavorable South China Sea arbitration outcome has highlighted an important aspect of its military strategy, the “three warfares” (三战). Consisting of public opinion warfare (舆论战), psychological warfare...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, Info Warfare/Media, Home Page, China, China and the Asia-Pacific

Taiwan’s Military Reforms and Strategy: Reset Required

August 22, 2016

According to recently inaugurated President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s military is in need of “drastic” reforms to address a number of problems including military officers’ lack of strategic guidance, limited resources, and issues...

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Chinese Foreign Policy in South Sudan: the View from the Ground

August 22, 2016

This article draws on a number of interviews conducted in South Sudan by the author in June 2016.

China’s foreign policy in South Sudan is undergoing significant changes due to a deteriorating security situation and uncertain...

Category: China Brief, Foreign Policy, East Africa, China, China and the Asia-Pacific, Home Page

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Breaking News:

Beijing Contradicts “Rule of Law” Campaign in Crackdown

September 13, 2016 03:00 PM

The recent trial of lawyers, legal assistants and NGO personnel who were detained during mass arrests more than a year ago has given the clearest indication to date of whether the Chinese Communist...


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In a Fortnight

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Bomber Strikes Chinese Embassy in Bishkek; China Announces New Defense Transportation Law

September 13, 2016 01:51 PM

Bomber Strikes Chinese Embassy in Bishkek

On August 30, a car bomb exploded outside the Chinese embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. Three people were injured in the explosion. Fortunately the car bomb...


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