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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Xingjiang mosque china thumb Analysis: Terrorism in China: Seeing the Threat Clearly 28 Mar 2014 by Edward Schwarck
Recent Western and Chinese media focus on terrorism in Xinjiang has diverted attention away from the greater threat that Beijing faces from its ethnic Uighur population: namely a repeat of the large-scale rioting that hit the regional capital of Urumqi in 2009. Terrorism China
Soldier on Liaoning RUSI Newsbrief: Arms Races and Conferences: Asia’s Naval Build-Ups through the Lens of History 25 Mar 2014
A revised version of the 1921 Washington Conference could prove useful in facilitating dialogue in the face of ongoing naval modernisation in the Asia-Pacific Maritime Forces Pacific China Japan United States
PLA Unit 61398 RUSI Newsbrief: The Shadow of Chinese Cyber-Operations 25 Mar 2014
The proliferation of cyber-attacks and the inability to prove their source beyond doubt suggest that the cybersphere will remain a heavily contested strategic domain Technology Cyber China
Li Keqiang and Traian Basescu RUSI Newsbrief: China: Knocking at Eastern Europe’s Door 25 Mar 2014
China’s growing bilateral economic ties with Eastern and Central European states may make it more difficult for the EU to act as a single, united body Europe China
China Coast Guard Analysis: China’s New Coastguard: Not Handing Out Many Carrots (But Definitely Starting to Wield a Big Stick) 23 Jan 2014 by Peter Roberts
China has unilaterally established a national fisheries zone in the international waters of the South China Sea, policed by a newly formed Coastguard. At first glance this seems as an attempt to de-militarise disputes in the region, when in fact it frees up the PLA Navy to pursue their blue water ambitions. Law and Ethics Maritime Forces China
LAC China India RUSI Newsbrief: Sino–Indian Tensions: A Border in Limbo 15 Jan 2014
Tensions between China and India over both disputed territory and the two countries’ de facto border continue to simmer India China
China India flag RUSI Newsbrief: Playing Cat and Mouse? Sino–Indian Relations 15 Jan 2014 by Shashank Joshi
While China has tended to raise the stakes over ongoing disputes, India has sought to improve its position in the wider power play in the long term India China
Pakistan China flags RUSI Newsbrief: China in Pakistan: An Awkward Relationship Beneath the Surface 15 Jan 2014 by Raffaello Pantucci
In seeking to protect its growing investment in Pakistan, China will need to nurture its regional ‘little brother’ – but this may not ultimately be to the West’s advantage (Free access) Terrorism Afghanistan Pakistan China
Analysis: China's Changing Policy towards Pakistan and Afghanistan under the New Leadership 23 Dec 2013
Beijing’s foreign policy work conference in October has revealed the Chinese government intends to deepen economic and security ties with Afghanistan and Pakistan. This shows the growing strategic importance that Beijing places on the region. India Afghanistan Pakistan China
Indian flag Analysis: The View From New Delhi: Don’t Pull the Plug on Afghanistan 23 Dec 2013
The worst thing the international community can do after draw down in 2014 is to pull the plug on Afghanistan. The country needs economic and military support for at least another decade. India Afghanistan Pakistan China
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