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Eighth Annual Terrorism Conference

October 20, 2014 02:59 PM

Al-Qaeda and Its Heirs

 

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

8:30 A.M.–4:00 P.M.

The University Club of Washington, D.C.

Grand Ballroom (2nd Floor)

1135 Sixteenth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C....


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Beijing Prepares for APEC Summit Amid Possible Sino-Japanese Thaw

October 23, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings with Chinese Minster of Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi in Boston on October 17–18 marked the end of preparations by senior-level officials for the 22nd Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation...

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

China’s ‘Eternal Prosperity’: Is Island Expansion a Precursor to South China Sea ADIZ?

October 23, 2014

The expansion of a military airstrip and high-level visit from China’s naval chief this month have put a small island in the middle of the South China Sea back in the international media limelight (Xinhua, October 7; Global...

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

Hong Kong After the Revolution

October 23, 2014

The ongoing pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong—known as the “Occupy Central Movement” or the “Umbrella Revolution”—have fundamentally changed the relationship between the central government in Beijing and the Special...

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

China’s Railway Diplomacy in the Balkans

October 23, 2014

In November 2013, China, Serbia and Hungary signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of the Hungaro-Serbian High-Speed Railway (HSR), connecting Belgrade and Budapest by rail to facilitate transporting...

Category: China Brief, Home Page, Economics, Foreign Policy, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Hungary, Western Europe

The End of the Road for Xi’s Mass Line Campaign: An Assessment

October 23, 2014

The end of the mass line campaign’s second phase this month provides an opportunity to understand more clearly what has been happening politically at the grassroots level in China over the last year. The Chinese press has...

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

Political Factions and Spicy Ginger: Elder Networks in PRC Politics (Part 2)

October 23, 2014

Part 2: The Patronage Network of Hu Jintao

Jiang shì lao de là: “Aged ginger is spicier”

Chinese proverb meaning that older people possess more experience and wisdom.

The triumph of Jiang Zemin in elevating prominent protégés...

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

Defending Uzbekistan’s Sovereignty in Face of the Ukraine Crisis—A Net Assessment of Developments in Uzbekistan Since the Start of 2014

October 17, 2014

The involvement of Russia in the current turbulent situation in southeastern Ukraine most likely did not surprise Uzbekistan’s government, as it saw the parallels with the wars in Georgia in 2008 and in Transnistria in 1990. For...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Domestic/Social, Economics, Military/Security, Central Asia, Uzbekistan , China and the Asia-Pacific, China

A Spoiled Anniversary: China Reacts to Confucius Institute Controversy

October 10, 2014

On September 27, Chinese President Xi Jinping celebrated “Confucius Institute Day,” commemorating the 10-year anniversary of the first Institute’s founding in November 2004, in South Korea. Yet this self-congratulatory atmosphere...

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

Political Factions and Spicy Ginger: Elder Networks in PRC Politics (Part 1)

October 10, 2014

Part 1: The Patronage Network of Jiang Zemin

Jiang shì lao de la: “Aged ginger is spicier”

Chinese proverb meaning that older people possess more experience and wisdom.

When the new senior leadership of the Chinese Communist...

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

Testing the Limits: China’s Expanding Role in the South Sudanese Civil War

October 10, 2014

South Sudan relapsed into war on December 15, 2013, primarily due to the power struggle between South Sudan President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. China once again found one of its sizable foreign...

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

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October 23, 2014 05:00 PM

The expansion of a military airstrip and high-level visit from China’s naval chief this month have put a small island in the middle of the South China Sea back in the international media limelight...


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October 23, 2014 05:06 PM

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Beijing Prepares for APEC Summit Amid Possible Sino-Japanese Thaw

October 23, 2014 05:06 PM

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry’s meetings with Chinese Minster of Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi in Boston on October 17–18 marked the end of preparations by senior-level officials for the 22nd...


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