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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China America Flag Analysis: Between Barack and a Hard Place: Asian Regional Integration in the Shadow of Superpower Rivalry 28 Nov 2012
The recent visit by Barack Obama to Southeast Asia is a clear elucidation of his Administrationís ambitions for the region. It is becoming clear that both China and the US are competing for regional influence, forcing the ASEAN states to walk a tightrope in their engagement with the two major powers. Pacific China US Defence Policy Defence Policy
China's Leadership Transition, Implications for International Security Videos: China's Leadership Transition, Implications for International Security 21 Nov 2012 by Alexander Neill
November 2012 also marks the fifth generational shift in the leadership of the Chinese Communist Party. What will this mean for the direction of China, and its place in the world? China Pacific
Yamazoe and Sutyagin_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: The Multilateral Orientations of Russian and Japanese Diplomacy in East Asia 15 Nov 2012 by Dr Igor Sutyagin
The Russian desire to develop more tangible ties in East Asia, alongside Japanís commitment to strengthening its multilateral security networks in the region reflect a positive trend in terms of the ability of these two countries to play a constructive role in the region. Japan Pacific Russia Europe
Raska_thumbnailjpg RUSI Newsbrief: The Air-Sea Battle Debate and the Future of Conflict in East Asia 15 Nov 2012
How is the emerging strategic competition in East Asia affecting defence strategies and military innovation in the US and China, and what are the implications of this for other militaries? Pacific China
RUSI Japan Logo News: RUSI Japan launched in Tokyo 25 Oct 2012 by Chiaki Akimoto
RUSI Japan was launched in October 2012 to act as an independent research hub for Asia-Pacific defence and security. RUSI Japan underscores the deep and established relationship between RUSI and Japan's research and policy community. Japan Pacific
State Department Analysis: Assessing American Power: Defence and Security Survey 2012 24 Oct 2012
RUSI's third annual survey of its defence and security community assesses the role and place in the United States in the world. Published during the US presidential election campaign, the survey takes stock of the Obama presidency and the proespects for US foreign policy. Americas United States Pacific China Latin America Middle East and North Africa Iran Europe
East Asia Map Analysis: Asia and the US Elections: Foreign Policy Challenges 23 Oct 2012
The US presidential elections will be watched in Asia for further clues of how the American focus on Asia will manifest in practice over the next four years. Understanding how different Asian states respond according to their own circumstances will keep the next US administration very busy indeed. Pacific Japan China US Defence Policy Defence Policy
China flag Analysis: Trouble in the East China Sea 23 Oct 2012 by Simon Chelton
Potential exploitation of the energy reserves has transformed the Ryukyu island chain issue into a flashpoint for nationalist sensitivities in Japan and China. In the context of leadership transitions in China and possibly Japan, this could escalate into a significant regional issue. Maritime Forces United Nations International Institutions China Pacific Japan
Jnl 2012 Mack thumbnail RUSI Journal: Codebreaking in the Pacific: Cracking the Imperial Japanese Navy's Main Operational Code, JN25 11 Oct 2012
Allied codebreakers were able to make vital breakthroughs in attacking Japanese naval codes even before 1941 History Japan Pacific
Jnl 201210 Schreer thumbnail RUSI Journal: The Willing Ally? Australian Strategic Policy in a Contested Asia 11 Oct 2012
The Asia-Pacific strategic environment is evolving rapidly, but Australia is not likely to make drastic changes to its strategy Pacific
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