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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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China’s Strategic Rocket Force: Sharpening the Sword (Part 1 of 2)

July 3, 2014 11:52 AM

The Second Artillery has made significant progress, particularly in modernizing its hardware, but also operations and training. Its main mission remains deterrence, especially toward U.S. intervention in a regional conflict. This deterrence mission increasingly emphasizes conventional capabilities, but nuclear weapons have also been modernized to ensure their continued effectiveness.

On January 22, the website Chinese military newspaper PLA Daily published photos of a People’s Liberation Army...


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Indonesia Avoids Open Territorial Dispute, Despite Concerns

July 3, 2014

Over the past few months, criticism by Indonesian officials of China’s conduct in the South China Sea has fueled speculation about a policy departure in Southeast Asia’s largest state (Jakarta Globe, March 13; PacNet, April 1;...

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

Chinese High Speed Rail Leapfrog Development

July 3, 2014

Since serious Chinese planning of high-speed rail (HSR) networks began in the 1990s under the guidance of the Ministry of Railways (MoR), rail planners have sought to create independently trademarkable Chinese brands capable of...

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

With Zhou’s Circle Down, Xi’s Purge May Turn to Hu

July 3, 2014

The Xi Jinping administration has chosen June 30, the eve of the Chinese Communist Party’s 93rd birthday, to make two announcements about Beijing’s 18 month-long anti-graft campaign. With these, he has largely eliminated the...

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

On Party’s Birthday, Promises of a Continued Purge

July 3, 2014

On the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), General Secretary Xi Jinping highlighted his campaign to fight corruption and improve cadres’ “work style,” making it the focus of a speech delivered...

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

Asian Economic Integration Fuels PRC Frustration With U.S. Alliances

June 19, 2014

PRC leaders and media commentary have stepped up criticism of U.S. efforts to strengthen its alliances as counter-productive for the region’s long term security. Deep structural drivers related to China’s pursuit of economic...

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

Chinese Analysts Interpret Modi’s New India

June 19, 2014

The landslide victory by Narendra Modi in India’s national elections has raised questions throughout Asia about India’s role in the region. Chinese experts have watched the transition with great interest, many seeking historical...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, Economics, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South Asia, India

Business and Politics in the South China Sea: Explaining HYSY 981’s Foray into Disputed Waters

June 19, 2014

At 9:00 A.M. on May 9, 2012, Chinese executives and government officials gathered at the headquarters of China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to celebrate the commencement of drilling by HYSY981, the country’s first...

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

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With Zhou’s Circle Down, Xi’s Purge May Turn to Hu

July 3, 2014 11:43 AM

The Xi Jinping administration has chosen June 30, the eve of the Chinese Communist Party’s 93rd birthday, to make two announcements about Beijing’s 18 month-long anti-graft campaign. With these, he...


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On Party’s Birthday, Promises of a Continued Purge

July 3, 2014 10:30 AM

On the 93rd anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), General Secretary Xi Jinping highlighted his campaign to fight corruption and improve cadres’ “work style,” making it the...


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