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Strife Series on National Perspectives in North-East Asian Rivalries, Part IV – Pyongyang: The View From Beijing

January 29, 2018

  By Riccardo Cociani There is nothing easy regarding Beijing’s strategic calculus about North Korea (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, DPRK). China’s difficult relationship with the DPRK rests upon balancing its vital interests: first, peace and stability on the Korean peninsula; second, its denuclearization; third, the preservation of its influential relationship with DPRK; fourth, crisis-prevention[1]. … Continue reading “Strife Series on National Perspectives in North-East Asian Rivalries, Part IV – Pyongyang: The View From Beijing”


Professor Kerry Brown on the rise of Xi Jinping: Power and politics in modern China

April 20, 2016

Interview with Professor Kerry Brown conducted by Lauren Dickey Lauren Dickey: What made you write `CEO China: The Rise of Xi Jinping’? Kerry Brown: This is the second in a trilogy of books on power and politics in contemporary China.  The first book, `The New Emperors: Power and the Princelings in China’, which came out … Continue reading “Professor Kerry Brown on the rise of Xi Jinping: Power and politics in modern China”


Despite a Historic Summit, Cross-Strait Relations Faces the ‘Certainty of Uncertainty’

November 24, 2015

By: Jeroen Gelsing On November 7, the world’s press thronged into the Island Ballroom of Singapore’s Shangri-La Hotel. The occasion marked a historic meeting between the leaders of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and the Kuomintang (KMT) – erstwhile foes in the Chinese Civil War, which reached its present stalemate with the KMT retreat to the … Continue reading “Despite a Historic Summit, Cross-Strait Relations Faces the ‘Certainty of Uncertainty’”


Ma’s legacy and Xi’s strategy: the way ahead for cross-strait relations

November 13, 2015

By: Lauren Dickey A meeting that was sixty-six years in the making began with a minute-long handshake and the cacophony of cameras on rapid-fire as Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted the press from the rostrum at the Shangri-La Hotel in Singapore. The November 7th tête-à-tête was the first time the … Continue reading “Ma’s legacy and Xi’s strategy: the way ahead for cross-strait relations”


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