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China's Security Concerns and Its National Security Strategy
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201307 NB Dodds thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: After Kiruna: The Arctic Council and Arctic Futures 24 Jun 2013
The decision at the Arctic Council ministerial meeting to invite six new countries – including China – to become permanent observers is a sign that increasing global interest in the Arctic region is being accommodated. United States Americas North America China Pacific Russia Europe Climate Security Global Security Issues
201307 NB Yamada thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Seven Years On: Saudi Arabia’s ‘Look East’ Diplomacy 24 Jun 2013
Saudi Arabia continues to benefit from its growing ‘oil-for-technology’ exchange with East Asia, which is increasingly meeting the former’s need for demand security at the expense of Western influence. The Gulf Region Middle East and North Africa Japan Pacific China
201307 NB Schwarck thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Beijing’s ‘Backyard’? China’s Police Spreads its Wings in the Mekong Region 24 Jun 2013 by Edward Schwarck
An operation conducted by Chinese police in the lawless backwaters of the Mekong River points to a new attempt by Beijing to deploy internal security forces in the protection of its interests abroad. China Pacific Domestic Security
201307 NB Pantucci thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Beyond the Ladakh Border Dispute 24 Jun 2013 by Raffaello Pantucci
The relationship between China and India will be critical to future regional dynamics but ongoing uncertainty over the Ladakh border threatens to undermine the two countries’ efforts at co-operation. India Central and South Asia China Pacific Pakistan Afghanistan
201305 NB Stein thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Atoms for Turkey: Ankara's Struggle for Nuclear Energy 3 May 2013 by Aaron Stein
Turkey's pursuit of nuclear energy is likely not about hedging against Iran's own growing capabilities Turkey Europe Japan Pacific Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Strategy Global Security Issues
201305 NB Berger and Chalmers thumbnail RUSI Newsbrief: Propaganda and Precedent: North Korean Tensions 3 May 2013 by Andrea Berger, Hugh Chalmers
As the first such salvo under Kim Jong-un, the intentions behind the latest round of hostile rhetoric emanating from North Korea have been difficult to interpret United States Americas North Korea Pacific Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Strategy Global Security Issues
Xingjiang mosque china thumb Analysis: The Long Arm of the Law in Xinjiang: Fresh Violence Erupts in China's Muslim Far West 1 May 2013 by Edward Schwarck
Two outbreaks of deadly violence in Xinjiang this week highlight China's failure to bring stability to its troubled far west Muslim frontier. A closer examination of the attacks reveals that Xinjiang's model of 'stability maintenance' continues to spark Uyghur unrest. China Pacific
Jnl 158 2 Hemmings Kuroki Thumb RUSI Journal: Tokyo Trade-Offs: Shinzo Abe's Hedging Strategy Against China 29 Apr 2013
Shinzo Abe’s second go as Japan’s prime minister comes at a time of economic crisis and tension with China. The previous record of this conservative hard-liner suggests pragmatism will be his key approach to relations with Japan’s challenging neighbour China Pacific Japan
North Korea Flag Analysis: A Familiar Crisis: Assessing North Korea's Threats 8 Apr 2013 by Shashank Joshi
In the Korean peninsula, the risk of war remains much lower than is suggested by the atmosphere of crisis, but a great deal will depend on what level of escalation Pyongyang deems necessary for political and deterrent purposes. North Korea Pacific
North Korea: On the Brink of War? Videos: North Korea: On the Brink of War? 4 Apr 2013 by Andrea Berger
RUSI Research Fellow Andrea Berger argues North Korea's recently belligerent statements against the United States will not necessarily lead to war. Nuclear Non-Proliferation and Strategy Global Security Issues North Korea Pacific
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