- Daily Brief
- August 21, 2019
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.
Beijing’s risky lending practices and preference for Chinese companies endanger its banks.
Strengthening trade links with China are reorienting the region away from Moscow
Might China have nuclear ambitions for the disputed waters?
Does China want more engagement with global institutions or to create a set of parallel ones?
Taiwan’s new president must strike a balance between Beijing and Taiwan’s pro-independence camp.
The construction of a naval facility in Djibouti has irked Western policy makers, should they worry?
China’s assertiveness in the South China Sea will result in the US trying to craft a regional response.