Trusted media outlets claim that Beijing is becoming increasingly powerful in cyberwarfare and missile technology. Duncan Bartlett says readers should consider the sources of the reports before reaching conclusions.
SOAS alumna Jacinthe Nourrit examines China’s security and economic interests in Taliban controlled Afghanistan.
A forthcoming edited volume by Chi Zhang and Catherine Jones examines China’s approach to human security.
SOAS alumna Jacinthe Nourrit explores the geo-economic opportunities and geopolitical uncertainties of Chinese encroachment in the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Valeria Guzmán Verri comments on the design and construction of the National Stadium in Costa Rica, and the limitations of Chinese architectural projects abroad.
Andrea Janku comments on the Communist Party of China’s latest programme of education marking it’s 100th anniversary, which aims to harness the power of youth in its own interests.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy paper Apple Daily has published its final edition. The news led to much criticism of China in the international press, writes Duncan Bartlett.
The recent G7 summit ended with a series of rebukes for China’s actions in Xinjiang and Hong Kong, as well as grand plan to counter the Belt and Road Initiative, writes Duncan Bartlett.
China views its pandas as “special envoys” to countries like Japan. Duncan Bartlett considers the diplomatic implications if one of Tokyo’s star attractions, Shin Shin, has another cub this summer.
Cailin Cheng, a Chinese undergraduate student studying in London, shares his thoughts on why the West should not alienate Chinese citizens by taking a confrontational approach towards China.