21 February 2019 China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is undergoing its most extensive reform in thirty years. Combined with China’s expansionist...

VOA NEWS 7 February 2019 by JEFF SELDIN FILE – Victor Tokmakov, first secretary of the Russian Embassy, presents graduation diplomas to graduating...

INSTITUTE FOR DEFENCE STUDIES AND ANALYSES 9 January 2019 by ANAND KUMAR The United States finds its position increasingly challenged by two emerging...

FINANCIAL TIMES 28 December 2018 by DAVID PILLING Revamped relationship with the continent could mean more investment and less aid US national security...

EYEWITNESS NEWS 28 December 2018 China and the United States’ global Cold War has an increasingly important theatre: Africa. On different metrics, Uncle Sam and the Middle Kingdom can claim to be the continent’s biggest player. In 2019, China will pull ahead. The United States has $57 billion of FDI stock, United Nations data shows, narrowly ahead of Britain and France. But...

VOA NEWS 19 December 2018 by SALEM SOLOMON FILE – African delegates walk by a screen panel showing a footage of Chinese President Xi Jinping with...

FOREIGN POLICY ASSOCIATION 18 December 2018 by MARK VARGA According to prosecutors, the trial of Patrick Ho was simply business. The Chinese financier,...

ASEAN ECONOMIST 30 November 2018 For the first time since the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum was founded in 1989, the group’s leaders...

REUTERS 14 November 2018 by PATRICIA ZENGERLE WASHINGTON, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Two prominent U.S. senators expressed alarm on Tuesday about the military and political consequences if China gains control of a port terminal in Djibouti, and said they were concerned it could further boost Beijing’s influence in East Africa. In a letter to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo...

THE WASHINGTON DIPLOMAT 31 October 2018 by LARRY LEXNER A country few Americans have ever heard of — and even fewer have visited — hosts the only...