Pulse: China


Doklam Dispute is far from Settled

This article was originally appeared in the Hindu Business Line and co-authored with Faisal Ahmed, a geopolitical expert and associate professor of international business at FORE School of Management, New Delhi.

As President Xi Jinping emerges stronger, his foreign policy pursuits are now likely to be assertive, not merely persuasive. He joins the league of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping with the inclusion of his thoughts on socialism in the party constitution.

Washington Should Take Note of Chinese Advancement in Brazil

I am sharing a copy of my new article on PRC activities in Brazil that originally appeared in Newsmax.

While partly related to Brazil's size, it is of note that, largely unnoticed in Washington D.C., Brazil is one of the countries in Latin America where the most significant major Chinese commercial advances have occurred during the past year.

What Panama’s Recognition of China Means for America’s Backyard

I am sharing a new piece of my work, in interview format, regarding Panama’s recognition of the People’s Republic of China.  It is available through World Politics Review, whose journalist, Omar Rahman, did the interview with me:

New Era of Mutual Learning for China and Singapore

This report originally appeared in the Straits Times.

China and Singapore share longstanding and broad-based bilateral relations. Singapore's founding prime minister Lee Kuan Yew visited China 33 times over 37 years, witnessing China's extraordinary progress.

Today, China is firmly entrenched in the era of the "Four Great New Inventions", namely the high-speed railway, e-commerce, mobile payment and the sharing economy. When Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visited China again recently, he must have had some different and impressive experiences.

Pay Attention or Pay the Consequences: Investing in China

It doesn’t matter if the corporate governance is black or white, when it concerns Chinese companies – stated owned or privately-held -- investors’ due diligence is the only game worth playing.

China's "Belt and Road Initiative" and Its Implications for Australia

Here is a discussion paper I prepared for the Australia-China Annual Think Tank Economic Dialogue Hosted by the Chinese Academy of International Trade and Economic Cooperation (CAITEC) and the Australia-China Relations Institute (ACRI) at the University of Technology Sydney in Beijing.
 
 

Panama’s Recognition of the PRC: Strategic Implications and Recommendations for the U.S.

This report originally appeared in Latin America Goes Global.

Chinese Advances and Setbacks in Colombia

This report originally appeared in IndraStra Global, translated and adapted from an opinion, originally published in Spanish by the Strategic Studies Institute of the Mexican Navy (Instituto de Investigaciones Estratégicas de la Armada de México)/

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