Category Archives: China

The seven years of China & the US

“When I sat in the seat of a Chinese stadium and enjoyed the magical performances of thousands of Chinese dancers, drummers, singers, and acrobats on stilts, I could not but recall the past seven years. Different experiences in the United

China is ‘building a training camp in Afghanistan’ to fight terrorism

Beijing said to be fully funding the base in isolated Wakhan Corridor and may send hundreds of troops there By Minnie Chan China has started building a training camp for Afghan troops in a narrow corridor that connects the two

Countering China’s high – altitude land grab

By Brahma Chellaney Bite by kilometer-size bite, China is eating away at India’s Himalayan borderlands. For decades, Asia’s two giants have fought a bullet less war for territory along their high-altitude border. Recently, though, China has become more assertive, underscoring

China asked to keep up pressure on India for peace talks

Islamabad believes Beijing has right to intervene as SCO leader By Shafqat Ali Pakistan has asked China to keep up pressure on India for peace talks with Pakistan in the regional interest, diplomatic sources said. Senior officials at the foreign

China doesn’t want the Subcontinent’s ‘dirty laundry’

China will never be interested in making the SCO, which could benefit the country in its historical economic ventures, a discussion club for the territorial disputes  By Imran Khushal The latest summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO)  a Eurasian

Dynamics of belt and road initiative

By Kanwar Muhammad Javed Iqbal In various pre-sessions during Rio+20 i.e. Earth Summit 2012, I noticed critical viewpoints especially of western speakers and participants about China’s emerging dominance. Perhaps, it was a deliberate act by the market forces that tried

China installs cruise missiles on South China Sea outposts: CNBC report

Reuters Staff WASHINGTON (Reuters) – China has installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missile systems on three of its outposts in the South China Sea, U.S. news network CNBC reported on Wednesday, citing sources with direct knowledge of U.S. intelligence

Xi Jinping and the Boao Forum

Boao 2018 will have a tremendous impact on the region as well as the world, because it was reiterated by the hosts that with the future in mind, they will uphold inclusiveness and seek harmony without uniformity By S. M.

China’s maritime Silk Road

Strategic and Economic Implications for the Indo-Pacific Region By Michael J. Green China unveiled the concept for the Twenty-First Century Maritime Silk Road (MSR) in 2013 as a development strategy to boost infrastructure connectivity throughout Southeast Asia, Oceania, the Indian

China needs a win in Afghanistan to keep its edge in Asian trade

China wants to help build infrastructure in poor,war-weary Afghanistan to further its regional economic expansion By Ralph Jennings Chinese economic relations with Pakistan offer a textbook case for what Beijing wants from other countries. The pair with a 523-kilometer (324-mile) long