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Chinese Foreign Minister Highlights Main Features of China’s Foreign Policy

The latest (May 16) issue of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP)’s leading theoretical fortnightly magazine ‘Qiu Shi’ (Seeking Truth) included a lengthy article by Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Qin Gang. In it Qin Gang quite expli....

Rising Tensions in Taiwan Strait

As January 2024 -- the date for Taiwan's national elections -- draws closer, it is certain that China will be a factor in the elections. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's stop-overs in New York and Los Angeles and meeting with US House Majority Leader ....

China’s New Leadership is Preparing for a Military Threat

Amid the flurry of documents submitted and appointments confirmed at the recent plenary sessions of the National People's Congress (NPC) -- China’s version of a parliament -- and the Chinese People's Consultative Conference (CPPCC) -- China’s top....

China’s Big Two Sessions Confirm Xi Jinping as China’s Pre-eminent Unrivalled Leader

The plenary sessions of the 14th National People's Congress (NPC) -- China's version of a parliament -- and 14th Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) -- China's top political advisory body -- that concluded on March 13 were, a....

Xi Jinping Tightens his Grip on the Security Apparatus

Moving rapidly after the 20th Party Congress (October 6-12, 2022) approved his policies and endorsed him for a third term, Chinese President Xi Jinping has over the past year and a half further tightened his grip on the Party, the People's Liberation....

Xi Jinping’s Leadership Appears to be Facing Opposition

From the time Xi Jinping made his ambition for a third term clear, and for months before the 20th Party Congress (October 6-12, 2022), China’s official media has been publishing a series of articles highlighting the importance of safeguarding Xi Ji....

Xi Jinping Preparing to Initiate another ‘Party Rectification’

Since Chinese President Xi Jinping withdrew the stringent zero-Covid restrictions overnight and eased the campaign against China’s tech platforms, there has been considerable speculation in the international media to suggest that Xi Jinping had bee....

China’s New Central Military Commission

China unveiled its new military leadership the day after the 20th Party Congress concluded on October 23. The composition of the new Central Military Commission (CMC), each of whose members is a hand-picked loyalist of Chinese President Xi Jinping, s....

Overview of Geopolitics in 2022 and Looking at 2023

The Year 2022 saw the organizing principles of the international system become more fragmented even with facade of multilateral summitry. Despite US unipolar moment receding, China’s ascendancy has yet to translate into US decline. With absence of ....

Xi Jinping’s Growing Bonhomie with Saudi Arabia: Implications

There is a geopolitical reset centring in the Middle East where the US influence seems to have waned while China’s clout shows sign of growing. This assertion is backed by the development when the Chinese President Xi Jinping after securing an unpr....

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