Post Tagged with: "China"

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

The role deterrence plays in maintaining the stability over the Taiwan Strait is clear as China has not unified Taiwan by force because it is ever-more unable to.

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Reflections on Confucian Cosmology and the Chinese School of IR

Confucian cosmology enables us to engage with panarchy while going beyond the rationalist or utilitarian paradigm in the knowledge tradition of science.

Opinion – Coronavirus and its Impact in the Gulf

Opinion – Coronavirus and its Impact in the Gulf

Even though China is geographically distant from the Gulf, the impact of coronavirus will be felt keenly in all the GCC nations. and particularly in Dubai and the UAE.

An Examination of Chinese Humanism

An Examination of Chinese Humanism

In Western-humanist discourses, it is commonly believed that the strong always triumphs over the weak, due to its superiority in strength. The Chinese disagrees.

Opinion – The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Opinion – The Impact of China’s Belt and Road Initiative on Central Asia and the South Caucasus

Maximizing the benefits of the BRI while minimizing the costs will require an eye to ensuring the well-being of host economies and citizens is properly safeguarded.

Civilization, China and Digital Technology

Civilization, China and Digital Technology

China is intent on consolidating a digital civilization; which has widespread implications for industry, governance, population management, and international relations.

(in the pic - President  Xi Jinping  addressing the FOCAC Business summit). President Jacob Zuma co-chairs the FOCAC Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping - Sandton, Johannesburg. 04/12/2015, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

African Democratisation and the One China Policy

Democratisation and electoral competitiveness in African states has led to a growth in the recognition of China.

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Interview – Courtney J. Fung

Courtney Fung discusses change and the drivers of change in the state system, China’s role in the UN and internationally, as well as China’s goals compared to India’s.

Trump’s US-China Trade War and America’s International Place

Trump’s US-China Trade War and America’s International Place

With US moral authority and political influence depleted under Trump’s unwise MAGA agenda, it may soon find itself a nation with a great future behind it.

The Flaring Sino-Indian Security Dilemma: Is Conventional Deterrence Eroding?

The Flaring Sino-Indian Security Dilemma: Is Conventional Deterrence Eroding?

Recent changes in the offense-defense balance over the Himalayas are blurring deterrence dynamics between China and India.

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