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China's Gulf of Aden expedition : stepping stone to East Asia?
The Gulf of Aden expedition is likely to prompt new Chinese activism in maritime non-traditional security issues closer to home. But will China initiate or join any grand scheme of maritime cooperation in East Asia?
China's soft power: stuck in transition
Whilst China is excited about its rising soft power, the West is anxious over the impact of China’s soft power on the international order. In reality, however, a coherent Chinese soft power strategy has yet to emerge. The ...
China's growing military transparency: the domestic factor
China has officially launched a spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence, an institution through which many expect to increase China’s military transparency. The evolution of the military spokesmanship, although still a ...
Taiwan Strait Relations: How Far Can It Go?
In light of the landslide victory of the KMT in Taiwan’s recent presidential election, it is likely that Beijing and Taipei will soon proceed to pursue cooperation on some economic and social issues. Breakthroughs in ...
Xinjiang unrest: catalyst for new grand vision for China?
The 5 July Xinjiang incident has its roots in the loopholes of China’s developmental approach. It is obsessed with growth at the expense of social justice and governance, especially at the local levels. The incident should ...
China and Asian Regionalism: Pragmatism Hinders Leadership
China has made notable progress in consolidating its international foothold in Asia in the past decade. China’s success in its diplomacy in the region, to a large extent, originated from its active participation in various ...
China’s Proactive Engagement in Asia: Economics, Politics and Interactions
In the past decade, China has taken a proactive approach to engage its neighbours, in the political, economic, social, as well as security dimensions. This paper attempts to analyse the major factors behind this major ...