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  1. In the firing line

    Posted Jul 29th 2008, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Brazil and Argentina- did it voluntarily or by negotiation. What about Asian might? But no one can unite the industrial resources of Asia. Even China, as far as the eye can see, will be pouring ... The next US president must rein in America's formidable military-industrial complex, writes Jonathan Power Whoever wins the American presidency in November will come up hard against ...

  2. Party boss tells Xinjiang police to be ready to block unrest

    Posted Jan 13th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that the Xinjiang contingent of the People's Armed Police had been upgraded to a full army-level unit, meaning it would enjoy more power and resources, China News Service reported yesterday. Mr Wang ... of the founding of the People's Republic of China in October. To meet the challenges, Mr Wang, who is known as a hardliner, said the region's armed police had to be better equipped and prepared ...

  3. History of world wars unlikely to repeat itself

    Posted Sep 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Jonathan Power

    ... Jonathan Power Will historians 100 years hence look at the beginning of the 21st century, much as we look at the end of the 19th, and say: 'Unfortunately the peace and prosperity ... involving the most powerful industrialised countries, capable of destruction far and wide, is much less likely than it has ever been. Unlike in previous ages, neither economic, religious nor ...

  4. On the sidelines

    Posted Sep 12th 2011, 12:00am

    ... authoritarian powers in order to secure much needed resources and investment markets for itself. For example, about 3 per cent of China's total oil imports came from Libya when Gaddafi ... and European interests by maintaining a pre-eminent role for Nato. Although the ousting of the Gaddafi regime was initiated by Libyans rather than outside powers, the fact that the National ...

  5. Rising peacekeeper role burnishes China's image

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... of international peace, stability and trade. Such order allows China the freedom to focus fewer resources on security and more on developing the economic power that underlies its rise. In time, ... That may be so; international power politics is not known for free lunches and altruism. But it would be odd if Chinese blue helmets were not becoming a common sight in Africa. China will doubtless ...

  6. Beijing should focus on economic soft power

    Posted Oct 12th 2010, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih

    ... Toh Han Shih China's hard power is raising concern around the world, but it is the country's soft power, manifest in infrastructure and soft loans, that will extend its global ... business talks underscores China's two sides: its hard power and soft power. Anyone who seriously believes China will benefit from adopting an aggressive militaristic stance towards other ...

  7. Right approach needed to investing in hot spots

    Posted May 01st 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... they face. Equally importantly, however, it needs a balanced approach to investment and humanitarian work. Appearing to be yet another power seeking natural resources in return for little ... China's economic expansion and rising international importance is taking it to increasingly dangerous parts of the world. No matter how good diplomatic relations are with those ...

  8. Hu's succession ushers in new era of military power

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Nailene Chou

    ... Nailene Chou Wiest in Beijing Critics say his predecessor focused too much on wealth, not strength The stage is set for China's transformation into a dominant military power ... of senior military personnel because he was seen as lacking strategic vision and having focused on building wealth over power. However, 'Mr Hu will correct that', the analyst said. Before ...

  9. New defence chief must learn from US mistakes

    Posted Dec 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... New US Defence Secretary Robert Gates has ascended to a powerful role: America's annual military spending is more than China's entire budget, so he has the resources at his disposal to have a considerable impact on the world. Given the poor performance of his predecessor, Donald Rumsfeld, in waging war in Afghanistan and Iraq, he has to approach the job cautiously ...

  10. Naval contemplation

    Posted Dec 29th 2008, 12:00am by Michael Richardson

    ... about China's plans to develop into a major naval power, Mr Hu dispelled them two years ago this month. 'In the process of protecting the nation's authority and security, ... Of these 232 vessels, 168 are in China's east and south sea fleets. Although increasing steadily, China's international naval power is still limited by a lack of experience of working ...




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