Beijing could use civilian control techniques in the west as a template for its policies in the east.
A focus on short-term gains may lead to blowback for Beijing and Russia’s state-owned oil company.
Xi is hastening military reforms by ousting officers who may oppose his joint force vision.
This week’s high-profile gathering will be the greatest test yet of President Xi Jinping’s leadership.
In trying to escape Australia’s neocolonial attitudes, Pacific nations may become indebted to China.
China and Russia champion ‘cyber sovereignty’ but the idea may collapse under its economic weight.