Professor Michimi Muranushi examines how the Russian war on Ukraine could influence China’s ambition to ‘reunite’ with Taiwan.
Dr Jane Du examines the trends in China’s trade and investment with Southeast Asia, and the implications of a slow-down in China’s imports for the region.
Rob O’Brien reviews Sino-Russian energy dealmaking in 2022, with an emphasis on developments after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February.
John Gittings reflects on the Ukraine crisis and what more could China do to fulfil its obligations to the UN Charter as a permanent member of the UN Security Council.
Wasana Wongsurawat comments on China-Thailand relations and the ‘Milk Tea Alliance’, an ethereal alliance in cyber space of the pro-democracy movements in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Thailand.
At the annual political meeting of China’s leaders, known as the Two Sessions, raising defence spending and standing with Putin has shown how deeply out of touch it is with the international mood, writes Duncan Bartlett.
With a ‘reset’ and cooling of relations underway between London and Beijing, Chris Cash reflects on what a constructive and secure China strategy for the UK might look like.
John Gittings argues that as the Ukraine situation worsens, the only way to stop Putin may be if China shifts ground and indicates its opposition to his aggression. Russia would then be deprived of the one ally which counts.
A recent study by SOAS alumna Alicja Bachulska has examined two major online media outlets responsible for promoting Chinese and Russian state-backed narratives in Poland, namely China Radio International (CRI) and Sputnik.
Dominik Mierzejewski argues that although China feels duty-bound to support Russia in its war with Ukraine, Beijing runs the risk of being labelled an imperial power, especially in the developing world.