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Shinzo Abe's plan for 'New Japanese' to lead Asia raises old fears

US President Barack Obama recently sought to define a new foreign policy doctrine for America. In his much anticipated speech to graduates at the West Point military academy, he set a bar for US military intervention abroad that is the highest in recent memory - when America's interests are directly threatened.

5 Jun 2014 - 6:02AM

US President Barack Obama recently sought to define a new foreign policy doctrine for America. In his much anticipated speech to graduates at the West Point military academy, he set a bar for US military intervention abroad that is the highest in recent memory - when America's interests are directly threatened.

Shinzo Abe's plan for 'New Japanese' to lead Asia raises old fears
Nothing awkward about China's position with regard to Ukraine

Most experts in international relations seem to believe that the developments in Ukraine have put Beijing in an awkward position. With America's pivot to the Asia-Pacific, Russia has grown in strategic importance to China. However, Russia's actions in Ukraine and its absorption of Crimea seem to contravene China's long-held principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:53PM

Most experts in international relations seem to believe that the developments in Ukraine have put Beijing in an awkward position. With America's pivot to the Asia-Pacific, Russia has grown in strategic importance to China. However, Russia's actions in Ukraine and its absorption of Crimea seem to contravene China's long-held principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of sovereign states.

Nothing awkward about China's position with regard to Ukraine
Debunking the myths of Mao Zedong

This week, China celebrates the 120th birth date of the founding father of the People's Republic - Mao Zedong. No one looms larger in the narrative of modern China.

21 Jun 2018 - 3:28PM

This week, China celebrates the 120th birth date of the founding father of the People's Republic - Mao Zedong. No one looms larger in the narrative of modern China.

Debunking the myths of Mao Zedong
A renaissance in the East
7 Dec 2012 - 2:04AM
A renaissance in the East
No 'how-to' book from the West can curb corruption in China

China's new leader, Xi Jinping , has identified corruption as an existential threat to the party-state. Many political commentators proclaim that corruption is inherent to China's one-party system and cannot be contained without fundamental change.

31 Oct 2014 - 7:50PM

China's new leader, Xi Jinping , has identified corruption as an existential threat to the party-state. Many political commentators proclaim that corruption is inherent to China's one-party system and cannot be contained without fundamental change.

No 'how-to' book from the West can curb corruption in China