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Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

January 20, 2015 10:41 AM

The Jamestown Foundation’s Fifth Annual China Defense and Security Conference

Thursday, March 12, 20158:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.

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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace 1779...


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A Modern Cult of Personality? Xi Jinping Aspires To Be The Equal of Mao and Deng

March 6, 2015 04:40 PM

Having been in office for just over two years, President Xi Jinping has already laid claim to being the third most powerful politician of post-liberation China, just after Chairman Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping, the architect of China’s economic reforms. Having gained control over what Chinese commentators call “the gun and the knife”—a reference to the army, police, spies and the all-powerful graft-busters—the Fifth-Generation titan is quickly growing his body of dictums and instructions on...


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NPC Meeting Touts New Silk Road as New Driver for Economic Growth

March 19, 2015

China’s parliamentary showcase, the annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), collectively known as the “two sessions,”...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Mission Mostly Accomplished: China’s Energy Trade and Investment Along the Silk Road Economic Belt

March 19, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s efforts to build the Silk Road Economic Belt (SREB)—a network of transportation infrastructure across Eurasia—are unlikely to drive a step change in China’s energy trade with and investment in...

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

The Maritime Silk Road and the PLA: Part One

March 19, 2015

The past decade has seen a considerable amount of speculation concerning China’s military intentions in the Indian Ocean (and overseas generally), revolving in large part around the “String of Pearls” concept (namely, a possible...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Energy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Southeast Asia, South China Sea, India

Future Scenarios on the New Silk Road: Security, Strategy and the SCO

March 19, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping launched the “Silk Road Economic Belt” in a “historic” speech at Nazarbayev University in Kazakhstan in the week before the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in Kyrgyzstan in September...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Central Asia, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan , Kazakhstan , Tajikistan

Xi’s Bold Foreign Policy Agenda: Beijing’s Pursuit of Global Influence and the Growing Risk of Sino-U.S. Rivalry

March 19, 2015

Refinements in the Chinese leadership’s strategic assessment have spurred a set of policy directives aimed at bolstering the country’s political and economic leadership at the regional and global level. Because these policies are...

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

The New Silk Road and Latin America: Will They Ever Meet?

March 6, 2015

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s New Silk Road stretches over 8,000 miles from China to Europe, traversing the Eurasian land mass and even touching Africa, but notably excludes one continent on the other side of the world—Latin...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, China, Latin America, Mexico, Nicaragua, Argentina

Cracking Down on Foreign Espionage Channels

March 6, 2015

On February 4, the Central Military Commission (CMC) issued a new revision of the Military Grassroots Construction Guidelines (jundui jiceng jianshe gangyao) for People’s Liberation Army (PLA) personnel. The guidelines and the...

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A Modern Cult of Personality? Xi Jinping Aspires To Be The Equal of Mao and Deng

March 6, 2015 04:40 PM

Having been in office for just over two years, President Xi Jinping has already laid claim to being the third most powerful politician of post-liberation China, just after Chairman Mao Zedong and...


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NPC Meeting Touts New Silk Road as New Driver for Economic Growth

March 19, 2015 05:38 PM

China’s parliamentary showcase, the annual meetings of the National People’s Congress (NPC) and the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC), collectively...


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