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In a Fortnight

North Korean Nuclear Test, Satellite Launch Increase Sino-Korean Tensions

February 8, 2016

On February 7, North Korea televised the launch of a rocket that put an “earth observation satellite” into orbit (KCTV, February 6; Xinhua, February 7). South Korea’s spy agency earlier announced that the launch should be viewed...

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China, Northeast Asia

In a Fortnight: Xi Jinping’s Middle East Diplomacy

January 25, 2016

In mid-January, Chinese President Xi Jinping embarked upon a high-visibility series of visits to Middle Eastern countries, with stops in Iran, Egypt and Saudi Arabia—three centers of power in the region. This marks the...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Home Page, Foreign Policy, China

In a Fortnight

January 12, 2016

Taiwan’s Elections

Editor’s Note: Ahead of Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections on January 16, we have devoted a number of this issues’ articles to the question of what cross-Strait relations will look like and how...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, China, Taiwan

Waking Up? China Moves on Environmental Issues at Paris Summit

December 21, 2015

In 2009, the image of Chinese ministers asleep at their desks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen was taken as a metaphor for the world’s torpid movement on environmental issues. With the results of the...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Energy

Su-35 Purchase: Evidence of Sino-Russian Relations’ Weakness or Strength?

December 7, 2015

In a reversal of previous statements about Russia’s long-delayed sale of Sukhoi-35 fighter jets to China, Russian military-industrial conglomerate Rostec’s President Sergey Chemezov confirmed that the negotiation has been...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China, Russia

After the Tour: Xi Jinping’s Southeast Asian Diplomacy

November 16, 2015

Even for China’s unusually well-traveled president, Xi Jinping, the past month has seen a large number of important visits, culminating in the Asia Pacific Economic Partnership (APEC) Economic Leaders Meeting in Manila. Xi...

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

Fifth Plenum Announces End to One-Child Policy

November 2, 2015

China has set the tone for government policy over the next five years with the announcement of the results of the Fifth Plenum of the 18th Chinese Communist Party (CCP) (State Council Information Office, October 30). Amid the...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China, Domestic/Social, Economics

China Conducts Anti-Terror Cyber Operations With SCO Partners

October 19, 2015

China has conducted its first joint Internet Anti-Terror Exercise (网络演习), “Xiamen 2015,” with the members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) (Xinhua, October 14). Teams from all of the SCO’s member states, China,...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Cyber, Military/Security, Central Asia, China

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