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

August 22, 2014 03:49 PM

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 Africa) in Fortaleza, Brazil. This was his second trip to Latin America in less than two years in office, following a previous tour of the Americas in 2013 which included Mexico, Costa Rica, and Trinidad and Tobago.

China’s influence in the region has grown rapidly in...


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Putting Precision in Operations: Beidou Satellite Navigation System

August 22, 2014

China recently announced the development of a fourth-generation Beidou satellite positioning chip providing an accuracy of 2.5 meters, for use initially with the military and police (Want China Times, August 18). The...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security

Army Day Coverage Stresses Continuity of Reform

August 22, 2014

On August 1, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army (PLA) celebrated Army Day, the anniversary of its founding during the Nanchang Uprising in 1927. Commentaries in official media often use the holiday to propagate important...

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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

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

Is China’s Charm Offensive Dead?

July 31, 2014

A series of seemingly unprovoked actions in the South and East China Sea has been described as an abandonment of the “second charm offensive” launched last year by Chinese President Xi Jinping. However, China has continued to...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, Southeast Asia, China

A ‘New Situation’: China’s Evolving Assessment of its Security Environment

July 31, 2014

From early 2013 through the present, high level Chinese officials have consistently used the phrase “under the new situation” (zai xin xingshi xia) when discussing strategic concerns such as military reform, readiness and foreign...

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

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

August 4, 2014 01:33 PM

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,...


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Reclaiming Deng’s Legacy from Liberals

August 22, 2014 03:34 PM

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...


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