Why China won’t dominate Asia

Economic downturns, empty cities and a lack of strategic influence - China's challenges are almost insurmountable.

China–United States–Timor-Leste Trilateral Aid Cooperation Project on Agriculture

China's trilateral aid cooperation has been growing in recent years along with its overseas development assistance program.

Time for a new China vision

China is not seeking to break the rules of global order, writes Stuart Harris.

China in the Pacific: Zombie Ideas Stalk On

This In Brief examines some of the zombie ideas around Chinese influence in the Pacific, which were reanimated by the November 2014 visit of President Xi Jin

The New US Strategy towards Asia: Adapting to the American Pivot

Barack Obama's "rebalancing" or "pivot" strategy, intended to demonstrate continued US commitment to the Asia-Pacific region in a variety of military, econom

China’s Second White Paper on Foreign Aid

On 10 July 2014, China’s Information Office of the State Council released its second White Paper on Foreign Aid.

China's Foreign Policy

China's inexorable rise as a major world power is one of the defining features of the contemporary political landscape.

The 'English School' in China: A Story of How Ideas Travel and are Transplanted

International Relations (IR) as an academic discipline in China has just grown out of its teens.

The PRC's Quest for Great Power Status: A Long and Winding Road

This paper uses the foreign policy outcomes of China’s fifteenth party congress to examine China’s potential as a great power in the long term.

Island Disputes in Northeast Asia

Although focus of less attention that the island disputes in the South China Sea, conflicts over disputed islands in Northeast Asia also have the potential f


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