Tag Archives: China

Now is a Good Time to Pick Up Some Oil Stocks

If demand in China continues to weaken or if the Greek tragedy drags Europe and the rest of the world into the mire, then energy stocks would be hard hit. That is why protecting positions with stop loss orders is essential if you buy into the sector here.

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Redefining Japan’s Asia Diplomacy

Japan, along with the rest of Asia, must seize anew the opportunity to join in shaping the future of the regional architecture. During the lost decades, Japan’s Achilles heel was its inability to see the bigger picture. Japan must now ‘think big’ and engage multilaterally for the Asian regional order.

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Central Asia’s Future: Three Powers, Three Visions

China, Russia and the U.S. each have visions to connect Central Asia with the rest of Eurasia.

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Thailand’s Delicate Dance with the Major Powers

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev’s recent visit to Thai capital suggests that Thailand is now strategically courting authoritarian major powers, namely Russia and China, in defiance of Western criticism of Bangkok’s coup and military regime.

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Balancing China and the Realist Road to War

The argument for balancing against China rests on some questionable assumptions.

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Renaissance or Mirage: Can Africa Sustain its Growth?

How realistic are expectations about Africa’s economic prospects? There are several reasons why we should be both optimistic and cautious about the continent's future economic performance.

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Saudi Arabia Continues to Turn Screws on U.S. Shale

As Saudi Arabia ramps up, U.S. shale is being forced to cut back. This story has been told many times over the past few months, but the data is finally confirming the success of Saudi Arabia's strategy, albeit a minor one thus far.

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Geopolitics of Pakistan-China Economic Corridor

Advice from China­ to Pakistan­ is unequivocally clear and categorical: develop consensus on the proposed China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.

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What the AIIB Can Learn from World Bank Shortcomings

China pursuing the AIIB and other initiatives that do not include the US, while the TPP negotiations do not involve China, creates a risk of competing blocs and institutions. But the most likely outcome is that the world ends up with a more robust and inclusive set of institutions.

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China to Sell Pakistan 110 JF-17 Combat Aircraft

Pakistan will acquire 110 JF-17 Thunder aircraft from China as part of its efforts to revamp its combat aircraft fleet in the middle of a bloody campaign against Taliban extremists.

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