- Daily Brief
- April 19, 2019
Beijing’s blue water naval ambitions are taking hold in the Indian Ocean region.
Armed conflict is unlikely but New Delhi and Beijing won’t reach an accord anytime soon.
China’s cooperation with ASEAN for a code of conduct is a stalling tactic—and it’s working.
The muted Russia-China rivalry has extended to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation.
Chinese investment in Myanmar is making the government nervous – but it can’t ignore the assistance.
Sino-Syrian cooperation may secure Chinese national interests – but it will cost Beijing friends.
Tensions are still rising on the Korean Peninsula but China will continue to support Pyongyang.
China-India relations will struggle to improve so long as Pakistan dominates their strategic concerns.
Though strained, the alliance will endure.
China’s President Xi may use this year’s party congress to make his authority paramount.
Chinese President Xi Jinping was recently granted “core” status. What does this mean for China?
The increasing disparity between different economic sectors and the regions they call home is a major challenge for Beijing.