Category Archives: China

Chinese students might be the “trade war’s” first civilian causalities

By Andrew Korybko Reuters released a report on Wednesday about how “U.S. lawmakers prep bills targeting China spy threat on campus“, which included details about some proposed legislation that would impose legal restrictions on Chinese students in the interests of

The great power game is on and China is winning

If America wants to maintain any influence in Asia, it needs to wake up By Robert W. Merry From across the pond come two geopolitical analyses in two top-quality British publications that lay out in stark terms the looming struggle

Putin’s wholehearted defense of China’s belt and road

Puts him at serious odds with India’s Prime Minister Modi By Andrew Korybko The Russian leader’s wholehearted defense of China’s Belt & Road Initiative at last week’s yearly forum on this global series of mega projects stands in stark contrast

China, Russia and the United States contest a new world order

By Dmitri Trenin The United States has recently entered a period of great-power rivalry with China and confrontation with Russia. The China Russia rapprochement has simultaneously acquired the quality of an entente: a basic proximity of world views and close

Geopolitics & the BRI

By Zamir Akram The second Summit on China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), held in Beijing from April 26 to 27 and attended by several world leaders from more than 150 countries, provided an opportunity to showcase China’s mega project

China’s Navy surpasses India’s in both strength and doctrine

PLA Navy doctrine advances steadily from “coastal defence” to a “far seas” concept By Ajai Shukla Two of the Indian Navy’s latest vessels  a destroyer, INS Kolkata and a fleet tanker, INS Shakti  were part of a multi-national naval fleet

Range cruise Missile launched from ship container

The Russians and the Israelis already have such missiles By Bill Gertz Could turn any merchant ship (or truck or train) into a missile platform Pictured the Israeli variant. China is building a long-range cruise missile fired from a shipping

The H – 20 and JH – XX

China’s two (yes, two) new stealth bombers The JH-XX would likely have shorter range (900-1500 miles) and a smaller payload than the H-20, but would be much faster at speeds up to twice the speed of sound. In January 2018,

China’s PLA troops in Venezuela is game changer

By M. K. Bhadrakumar Unlike Russia, which has a history of force projection abroad, this is an extremely rare Chinese move. Although vital Chinese interests are at stake in the war against terrorist groups in Afghanistan and Syria, China refrained

With China certain, proposes measures to manage it

“Can give China access to Indian ports, if it accommodates our core interests” By Ajai Shukla A new report on national security that the Congress Party released on Sunday in Delhi provides an insight into how key relationships with China