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Ukraine’s Security Challenges in the East and Military Reform

July 15, 2015 02:00 PM


On July 27, 2015, The Jamestown Foundation hosted former Ukrainian Deputy Minister of Defense, Admiral Ihor Kabanenko, and Vice President of Kyiv-based high-technology firm KM Core, Bohdan Kupych....

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The ‘Triple Win’: Beijing’s Blueprint for International Industrial Capacity Cooperation

September 16, 2015

In his opening remarks at the World Economic Summit in Dalian on September 10, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang suggested the integration of a “new” diplomatic concept—international industrial capacity cooperation (产能合作)—into existing...

Category: China Brief, China, China and the Asia-Pacific

China, Belarus Deepen Ties

September 14, 2015

Two countries on opposite ends of Eurasia are drawing closer, courtesy of the skein of railways slowly snaking across this massive region in the form of an evolving “Iron Silk Road.” While attending Chinese commemorations of the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Foreign Policy, Economics, Transit, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Europe, Belarus, Russia

Chinese Military Parade Emphasizes Peace, Displays Military Might While Cutting Troop Numbers

September 3, 2015

On September 3, China held a military parade commemorating the end of World War II (WWII). A departure from previous parades, which only took place on China’s October 1 National Day, this parade had a significant international...

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


August 21, 2015


James Brandon

Overshadowed by events in Syria, Yemen and elsewhere in the Middle East, Libya has slipped deeper into chaos in recent weeks. This trend was accentuated in mid-August when the Islamic...

Category: Terrorism Monitor, Brief, Global Terrorism Analysis, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Terrorism, North Africa, China and the Asia-Pacific

China Stokes Anti-Japanese Sentiment After Abe Speech, Ahead of September Parade

August 18, 2015

This past week marked the 70th anniversary of Japan’s surrender and the end of World War II. On August 14, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe gave a speech commemorating the end of the war and expressing regret and repentance for...

Category: China Brief, In a Fortnight, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, Japan

PLA Special Operations: Forces, Command, Training and Future Direction

August 18, 2015

This is the first of two articles on PLA Special Operations Forces (SOF). The second article will explore SOF combat missions and potential for missions abroad.

The People’s Liberation Army (PLA) considers special operations...

Category: China Brief, Military/Security, China, China and the Asia-Pacific

China’s Military Modernization: The Legacy of Admiral Wu Shengli

August 18, 2015

Earlier this month, Caixin reported on another round of Chinese military promotions, highlighting the youth and operational experience of the People’s Liberation Army’s (PLA) newly minted generals (Caixin, August 12). Moreover,...

Category: China Brief, China and the Asia-Pacific, China, South China Sea

China Makes Inroads Into Strategically Located North Caucasus Republic

August 12, 2015

On July 27, Ingushetia’s governor, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, met members of two Chinese delegations in the republic’s capital, Magas. Chinese investors have reportedly expressed interest in some of the republic’s old oil fields that...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, North Caucasus Analysis, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Economics, Foreign Policy, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , China and the Asia-Pacific, China

Russia’s Reputation Sinks Precipitously in International Opinion Polls

August 10, 2015

While breaking the norms of international behavior at its own discretion, Russia may fancy itself a champion of change in the world order; but in fact, it is increasingly seen as an arrogant maverick and a sore loser. Russian...

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

Once Again Moscow Tries to Intimidate Tokyo

July 31, 2015

Despite the best efforts of both Moscow and Tokyo to sustain the momentum toward a full normalization of their relations and a genuine rapprochement (see EDM, February 24, 2014; June 10, 2014), once again Russia has tried to...

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

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In a Fortnight: Myanmar's Leaders Court China Despite Violence Along Border

July 17, 2015 03:41 PM

As global attention focuses on China’s rising tensions with neighboring states in the South China Sea, violence has erupted elsewhere in the region, this time along China's border with Myanmar....

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Chinese Rocket Launches Point to Robust, Expanding Capabilities

October 2, 2015 06:34 PM

In late September, China conducted the first launch of two new types of rocket, the Long March 6, and the Long March 11 (China Military Online, September 20; People’s Daily Overseas Edition,...

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The Park-Xi Friendship and South Korea’s New Focus on China

September 16, 2015 06:00 PM

While the 12,000-troop parade at China’s September 3 ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII was a striking sight in Beijing, those who closely follow China’s relationship with...

Cat: China Brief, Military/Security, Foreign Policy, Economics, China, Northeast Asia
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