Post Tagged with: "China"

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

Deciphering the Numbers: Employment in the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

The conditions that affect the progress of the CPEC – including number and quality of jobs generated – should be matters of concern to policymakers in the neighbourhood.

The US Response to North Korea: The Cyber Option

The US Response to North Korea: The Cyber Option

Despite the dangers of a cyber response to North Korea, the US could block North Korea’s access to cyber-space and make it clear that the they were behind the attacks.

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

The US, China and the Real Thucydides’ Trap

War is avoidable. The real ‘Thucydides Trap’ is not that of competition and fear. The answer lies in Thucydides’ multi-causal thinking.

Pakistan’s Role in China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

Pakistan’s Role in China’s One Belt One Road Initiative

The project’s success hinges on China’s ability to convince Pakistanis that they are neither a new version of the Raj, nor an exploitative superpower.

Interview – Peter Matanle

Interview – Peter Matanle

Dr. Matanle explains his concept of the ‘depopulation dividend’, Japanese and Asia-Pacific resource and population strategies, and talks about some of the weaknesses in current IR teaching.

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

Perception and Evolution in the Making of China and India as Great Powers

What constitutes great power remains contested within IR. Perception and evolution remain of paramount importance when looking at China, India, and great powers.

Fighting Poverty Through Targeted Measures

Fighting Poverty Through Targeted Measures

To achieve its goal of poverty alleviation, China’s government should first ensure that individual poverty alleviation programs are not captured by elites.

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Election and Political Future

With the lack of a truly democratic government, a leader sympathising with the people and representing their interest might be the best Hong Kong can currently hope for.

Railing Relations from the UK to China

Railing Relations from the UK to China

In perspective, a train carrying freight from the UK to the eastern side of China shows that such a link is possible, but whether it can be sustainable is another matter.

Xi and the North Korea Challenge in the Trump Era

Xi and the North Korea Challenge in the Trump Era

The United States and China must jointly address the North Korea challenge, based on the consensus that North Korea is a common security threat and peace is possible.

Sino-UK Relations and the Impact of Trump

Sino-UK Relations and the Impact of Trump

There are going to be some rocky moments between the US-UK and UK-China equations. The UK’s attempts to lie between the US and China may prove the wisdom of the adage.

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