China's Security Concerns and Its National Security Strategy
In an address to RUSI Members, Maj Gen Gong Xianfu, Vice Chairman of the China Institute for International Strategic Studies (CIISS) ...

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Peace Ark RUSI Newsbrief: Military Medical Assistance as Soft-Power Projection: New Lessons from China? 29 Sep 2015
China's emphasis on military medical assistance constitutes a unique strategy of soft-power projection and one of the most concerted programmes of military diplomacy in the world Maritime Forces Pacific China
China flag Analysis: China’s Stock Market Crash Threatens Her Global Power Ambitions 27 Aug 2015 by Dr Jonathan Eyal
China’s stock market crash is not the beginning of a global economic downturn, or the start of a Chinese recession. But it is a reminder of just how fragile China remains, and how far it still is from the status of a global power. Pacific China
Chinese Soldiers War Museum RUSI Journal: The End of the Second World War and the Shaping of Geopolitics in East Asia 21 Aug 2015
Seventy years since the end of the Second World War, its legacy is ever-more relevant across East Asia History China Japan
PLAN thumbnail RUSI Defence Systems: China’s Defence White Paper: Prospects for More Expansive Power Projection 16 Jul 2015
The strategic vision outlined in China’s recent defence White Paper points to a will to project state power beyond its immediate environs. China’s regional neighbours are right to be concerned Aerospace Maritime Forces Pacific China
Obama and Xi thumb Analysis: The US-China relationship: on a downward spiral? 29 Jun 2015 by Edward Schwarck
Officials from the US and China put on brave faces at the recently concluded US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. Tensions in the maritime and cyber realms, however, are threatening to send the relationship into a downward spiral. China United States
Afghanistan counterinsurgency Analysis: Afghanistan: A Platform for Cooperation between India and China? 24 Jun 2015
Afghanistan could potentially become the centre of cooperation, not competition, between India and China, the two main Asian powers. This can only be achieved if problems and barriers are overcome and small-scale initiatives are implemented in order to stabilise Afghanistan. India Afghanistan China
China soldiers Analysis: Sino-Indian Cooperation for a Stable and Prosperous Afghanistan 24 Jun 2015
As US and ISAF troops are drawn down in Afghanistan, it is becoming increasingly clear that the void left by the withdrawing nations might have to be filled by Afghanistan’s neighbours. Central and South Asia India Afghanistan Pacific China
India - Foreign Policy - Flag Analysis: Afghanistan: Can it be a Template for India, China Cooperation? 24 Jun 2015
One of the most troubling, but fundamental, questions confronting India is its relationship with China. While India wants a mutually beneficial and cooperative relationship that is conflict-free and cordial, does China want a similar relationship with India? Central and South Asia India Afghanistan China
Malaysian and Singaporean marines storm boat RUSI Journal: Maritime Security and Threats to Energy Transportation in Southeast Asia 29 Apr 2015 by Euan Graham
Shipments of vital energy supplies through the congested Straits of Malacca and Singapore continue in high numbers despite their vulnerability to piracy, conflict and legal-passage disputes Maritime Forces Pacific China Japan
Asian Infrastructure and Investment Bank AIIB Founding Ceremony Analysis: The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank: a Test of Leadership for the US and China 17 Apr 2015
China has established a global financial institution that focuses on building roads, railways and other key infrastructure projects crucial to development in Asia. Though there are concerns raised by the United States, the formulation of the AIIB ties China further into a multilateral system. International Institutions Pacific China
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