Tag Archives: China

No Appetite for a ‘New Cold War’ in Asia

Key states are attempting to shore up Asia’s fragile security and economic order. But much more will be needed — across issues ranging from cyber to maritime security and trade — if the region is to avoid the worst consequences of the growing competition between the United States and China. Sitting back and waiting for Trump and Xi to find common ground is no longer possible.

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The History of China’s Muslims and What’s Behind Their Persecution

With upwards of 10% of the Uighurs being held against their will, it is being called the worst and the most neglected humanitarian crisis of the past 10 years.

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Kashgar: Melting Pot of Tradition and Modernity

The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) under the BRI lends Kashgar and Xinjiang as a whole added significance because of the geographical proximity to Pakistan.

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Embellishing News: Another Hybrid Warfare Technique

Vested interests have come up with a new and dangerous technique, what we call ‘embellished news’, meaning that the gist of the news item is true but it is blown out of proportion, than generalized and the negativity maximized, thus achieving the same effect: to unsettle, destabilize and sow doubts and distrust.

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Is Pompeo Turning Trump Against Pakistan to Target China?

Secretary Pompeo's salvo against China and Pakistan will likely further harden Beijing’s resolve in preserving its alliance with Pakistan at all costs.

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Big Gains or Growing Pains in Store for the SCO?

The SCO’s recent membership expansion presents both opportunities and challenges as the organization’s cohesiveness, effectiveness and policy coordination will go through a period of refocusing, redefining and re-energizing.

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India Should Not Use Water Crisis to Justify River Linking

Modi’s government should focus on local solutions and stronger governance rather than build large dams and river diversions, argues Ashok Swain.

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View From Dhaka: Is India Losing a ‘Trusted’ Friend?

India has been losing her neighbors to China, one by one. Bangladesh has remained untouched. Under no circumstances should India let China take political control of Bangladesh.

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Kazakhstan’s Water Efficiency to Ease Tensions with China

Policymakers in Kazakhstan shift focus to domestic water saving measures to reduce reliance on river water flowing from China.

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Nepal’s Leftist Victory And the Changing Trans-Himalayan Order

With a leftist-alliance government at federal and most provincial levels, Nepal has the chance to work on the diversification of its overwhelming dependence on India by connecting more with China.

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