Xi’s Strategic Folly: Why a New National Security Law Highlights China’s Insecurities

Last week was among the most critical in Hong Kong’s history since the 1997 handover of…

What Is China Saying About the China-India Border Stand-Off?

The latest build-up on the China-India border has come as a surprise to many, not just…

UN Report: Taliban Maintains Ties to Al-Qaeda

A recently released UN report, in the course of providing an annual update from the Analytical…

What Are the Implications of China’s Growing Security Role in Central Asia?

International security dynamics in Central Asia are often framed in the “great game” terms of great…

Hong Kong and China’s National Security

Political values and concepts of governance are built against different cultural and ideological backgrounds. Hence, there…

Afghanistan Has Another Power-Sharing Deal. Can This One Last?

Out of the four presidential elections Afghanistan has conducted since 2001, only one has gone undisputed.…

A Closer Look at the PLARF’s DF-26

Last week, I commented briefly on the pre-launch ambiguity issues associated with the People’s Liberation Army…

China Reportedly Eying Pacific’s Largest Mobile Carrier

The strategic competition between China and Australia in the South Pacific looks likely to intensify with…

Fistfighting in the Himalayas: India and China Go Another Round

China and India were at it again this month. According to Indian news reports, border patrols…

COVID-19 not the only threat from China

The destruction of the Berlin Wall in 1989 and the subsequent demise of the Soviet Union…