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In a Fortnight

China Gets More Blunt, Goes on Media Offense on South China Sea Issues

June 21, 2016

At this year’s Shangri-La Dialogue on Asian security, held in Singapore, China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea were in sharp focus. Admiral Sun Jianguo (孙建国) again represented China at the conference, a position he is...

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

Xi Visits China’s Northeast, Emphasizes Revitalization, Environment and Food Security

June 1, 2016

Chinese President and Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping has visited China’s northeastern most province of Heilongjiang. The visit, on May 23–25, included a number of towns along the border with Russia. Xi’s inspection...

Category: In a Fortnight, China Brief, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, Northeast Asia, China

Chinese Signaling in the South China Sea

April 21, 2016

The recent landing of a Y-8X maritime surveillance aircraft on Fiery Cross Reef (永暑礁) in the South China Sea in response to an emergency is further evidence that China has made its presence in this contentious region routine...

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

China-Indonesia Relations Heat Up Along the Third “Dash”

March 25, 2016

On March 19, Chinese and Indonesian media reported that a confrontation had taken place between Chinese fishing boats and an Indonesian Fisheries Ministry ship near the Natuna Islands, in the South China Sea (Guancha, March 21;...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight

China’s Quest For Food Security by 2020, Chinese Submarines Step Up Patrols in the Indian Ocean

March 8, 2016

China’s Quest For Food Security by 2020

Chinese President Xi Jinping, visiting Hunan province has emphasized food production and achieving food security in a speech this week (Xinhua, March 9). Among the many economic challenges...

Category: China Brief, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, In a Fortnight, Home Page, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea, India

In a Fortnight: Xi Jinping Exhorts Media to Follow the Party’s Guidance; Sino-U.S. Competition for Influence in Southeast Asia Intensifies

February 23, 2016

China’s turn inward and focus on domestic security and political control are frequently documented in these pages. The past two weeks have seen additional evidence of the increasing power and authority of the Chinese Communist...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, Domestic/Social, Info Warfare/Media, China

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

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