THE SUN 12 September 2018 While Chinese debt diplomacy may not seem relevant to most Americans, it is a serious threat to US national security. Loans...

ASIA TIMES 10 September 2018 For nearly 10 years, Beijing has been tightening its grip on strategic zones within its sphere of influence, notably in the South China Sea. Now, according to the Pentagon’s 2018 annual report on China’s military power, that buildup is coming of age: the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has ramped up not only its land army but also its...

ARAB NEWS 31 July 2018 a     In 2013 he announced his “One Belt One Road” (OBOR) project. It is designed to revive the old trading routes...

Inkstone News 30 July 2018 Chinese President Xi Jinping has just finished his fourth official trip to Africa. And yet again, he’s returned promising...

South China morning Post 7 May 2018 Tom Plate says repeated calls by the two leaders to rally their fan base at home towards restoring national greatness...

South China Morning Post 23 April 2018 Tom Plate says the anti-China syndrome in the US runs deep. While America’s approach to the bilateral relationship...