news.com.au 23 June 2018 FIVE days before 60 Minutes aired a program about China’s quest for global dominance, the team received a furious phone call. “Take...

Future Directions International 20 June 2018   I was invited to visit Japan in August 2017 by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The five-day...

CIMSEC 21 June 2018 Great power competition and arms races are back, especially in Asia. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute...

Northern Star 19 June 2018 CHINA finally seems to have completed its coming of age, and now has the power and money to disrupt diplomatic relations around...

Ventures Africa 18 June 2018 China’s presence throughout Eastern Africa has become ubiquitous. From sprawling factories to road and rail construction, Chinese investment is often synonymous with infrastructure, aid and economic possibility. However, news that China will be slowing down its investment in Ethiopia, one of its major regional partners, could serve as a...

Chinese People’s Liberation Army personnel attending the opening ceremony of China’s new military base in Djibouti on August 1, 2017. (Getty) by...

FP 14 June 2018  As the Middle East becomes ever more unstable, a surprising victor may be emerging: China. Under President Xi Jinping, China has accelerated...

The Maritime Executive 14 June 2018 At the present time, a group of African governments assisted by China are planning future trans-African transportation...

BBC News 14 June 2018 When Eritrea gained independence in 1993, Ethiopia suddenly found itself without a coastline and so it took the logical step of disbanding its navy. Now, it is reconsidering its decision and its latest manoeuvres in the region suggest it could be shopping around its neighbourhood to find a naval base it can use. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed recently...

 The Japan Times 12 June 2018 I wrote a column recently about how a longstanding assumption of America’s China policy — that economic integration...