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Trump’s Afghanistan strategy could bring Islamabad and Beijing closer

Written by Rizwan Zeb.

On August 21st, American President Donald Trump issued his Afghanistan and South Asia policy. He had no concrete solution to America’s Afghanistan problem. 833 more words


China’s South China Sea Policy and the Implications for US-China Relations

Written by Liselotte Odgaard.

In December 2016, a Chinese navy vessel seized a US unmanned underwater drone in the South China Sea near the Philippines. The incident occurred around 50 nautical miles northwest of Subic Bay Naval Air Station in the Philippines. 1,063 more words


China committed to denuclearizing Korean peninsula, Xi tells Trump

Chinese President Xi Jinping told his US counterpart Donald Trump, in a telephone conversation that Beijing remains persistent on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. 156 more words

North Korea's Double Dilemma For China

IT IS GETTING ugly on the Korean peninsula, and it was not looking all that pretty to begin with.

However exactly powerful a nuclear bomb North Korea tested over the weekend and whatever the white metallic thing was that the country’s leader Kim Jong-un was photographed posing with — and standing far too close to if it was truly a missile nose cone fitting nuclear device —  it is clear that it is too late to stop Pyongyang ‘nuclearising’. 894 more words


The Resurgence of “Martial Reunification”: Beijing’s Best Strategic Choice?

Written by Derek Ye Xiao Di.

Cross-Strait relations in China entered a so-called “cold peace” (冷和平) period when Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) did not explicitly acknowledge the “1992 consensus” upon coming to power in 2016. 1,458 more words


US Imposes More North Korea Sanctions On Chinese Firms

THE UNITED STATES has given another turn to the financial-sanctions screw it is driving into North Korea. The US Treasury has added six Chinese and Russian individuals and ten organisations with financial ties to Pyongyang’s weapons program to its list of entities banned from conducting business with U.S.-linked companies and individuals. 325 more words


Doklam Plateau Standoff or South China Sea: Chinese Active Defence Strategy turns into Incremental Encroachments

As Comprehensive National Power (CNP) of China is growing, its strategy to impose its national will (as perceived by its few key leaders), exercise its power through its behavior in the… 3,308 more words