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Moscow Invites Chinese Factories to Move to the Russian Far East

April 28, 2016

Chemical, metallurgical and cement plants may soon be transferred from their current locations across northern China to the Russian Far East. This was the agreement reached in early April 2016, during Russian Minister for Far...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Chinese Hypersonic Weapons Development

April 21, 2016

China’s military is reorganizing itself to be a more modern, effective force. On January 1, 2016, the Second Artillery Force (第二炮兵部队) (responsible for China’s nuclear and conventional ballistic missile arsenals) was reorganized...

Category: China Brief, Featured, Military/Security, China, China and the Asia-Pacific, East China Sea, South China Sea

Moscow Plays the Arctic Card in Its Asian Policy

April 13, 2016

Since 2007, two of Moscow’s priority foreign policy initiatives have been its pivot to Asia and efforts to secure recognition of its Arctic claims while opening the Russian High North up to large-scale development. In both...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Energy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Japan, Arctic/High North, Russia

New Momentum in the Russia-China Partnership

March 30, 2016

Many observers of the Russo-Chinese relationship continue to believe that it is merely a marriage or axis of convenience, which will only last as long as it does not damage its two players’ other rational interests. This attitude...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Foreign Policy, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia

Missile Defense in East Asia and New Trends in the Russo-Chinese Partnership

March 16, 2016

The Russo-Chinese partnership, if not alliance, has frequently encountered challenges and obstacles in the past. Two years ago, Russian Defense Minister Segei Shoigu and his deputy, Anatoly Antonov, openly called for a military...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Russia

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

Russia and North Korea’s Nuclear and Missile Tests

February 26, 2016

Most Western reporting on the aftermath of North Korea’s nuclear and missile tests in January–February 2016 has focused on China. However, Russia, too, has important interests at stake in Korea and is a charter member of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Military/Security, China and the Asia-Pacific, Northeast Asia, China, Russia

Chinese Growing Social Inequality Prompts Stronger Social Control

February 23, 2016

In China, growing social inequality and popular frustration with the lack of means of legal redress are being met with a combination of crackdowns and government social campaigns. Domestically, these dual efforts are costing the...

Category: China Brief, Domestic/Social, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

The PLA’s New Organizational Structure: What is Known, Unknown, and Speculation (Part 2)

February 23, 2016

Note: This article is part of a series examining changes to China’s Military organizational structure and personnel. Part 1 examines what is known and unknown. Part 2 contains speculation as to changes that may occur in the...

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

Taiwan’s Election Results Reflect Shift in Attitudes

February 23, 2016

This February marks the 69th anniversary of the 228 Incident in Taiwan, an outpouring of public rage that laid the foundations for Taiwan’s opposition parties and eventual democratic transition. Since the Chinese Nationalist...

Category: China Brief, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Taiwan, China and the Asia-Pacific, China

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February 19, 2016 10:38 AM

AL-SHABAAB ATTACKS IN SOMALIA SUGGEST NEW HARDLINE STRATEGY

Al-Shabaab, the Somali Islamist militant group, has conducted a range of attacks during the last few weeks, significant both in their...


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Understanding China’s Response to North Korean Missile, Nuclear Tests

March 8, 2016 03:15 PM

North Korea’s test of a hydrogen bomb and subsequent launch of a satellite have again placed the onus on China to exert greater pressure on its erstwhile ally. A key element missing from most...


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