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Gulf News 29 May 2017 Chinese President Xi Jinping’s tenure has been marked by high ambition. His vision — the “Chinese dream” — is to make China the world’s leading power by 2049, the centenary of Communist rule. But Xi may be biting off more than he can chew. A critical element of Xi’s strategy...

The Diplomat 23 May 2017 Image Credit: Flickr/ UNMISS By the end of this month, the bulk of the Japan Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) acting as part of the...

Indian Express 22 May 2017 African Development Bank (AfDB) starts its 52nd annual general meeting in Gandhinagar today. It will be attended by over 3,000...

Chronicles 18 may 2017 How U.S. Military Bases Back Dictators, Autocrats, and Military Regimes Much outrage has been expressed in recent weeks over President...

Global Risk Insights 18 May 2017 by Nicolas Jenny While OBOR has increased Beijing’s presence in Africa, a fiery debate has thrown a spotlight...

Indian Express 7 May 2017 By T J S George A week from today “the biggest diplomatic event of the year” will take place in China with many heads of...

lobelog.com 29 April 2017 by Nick Turse General Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy.  “I would just say, they are on the ground.  They...

South China Post 30 April 2017 Beijing’s unveiling of its first domestically built carrier, Shandong, shows it is on track to dominate the seas in Asia....

Africa Times 26 April 2017 The nation of Eritrea remains one of the most repressive environments in the world for working journalists, with only North...

Indian Express 8 April 2017 Chinese aircraft carrier Liaoning berthed at an unnamed port Many years ago a Chinese General in charge of safeguarding...