Aggressive Chinese Moves in South China Sea Conflict

By Joshua Philipp — An announcement by the Chinese regime on June 16 about its island building in the South China Sea is less than meets the eye.

Nepal Politics: Oh Those Garish Alien Growls

We did try to tame the Tibetans. The Chinese just kept asking us for more, without stopping to ponder their own role in aggravating...

What India Wants in Nepal?

By Deepak Gajurel https://youtu.be/EXlcKquJ_4k

China’s Nepal Policy: Review the Past

By Deepak Gajurel — It is high time that Beijing should consider correcting its past policies, if not for Nepal’s interests, for the sake of China’s itself. This was in pursuance of two aspects, first, obliterating any recurrence of West European conflict, and second, containing the Soviet Union from penetrating into West Europe.

Tiananmen Square 25 Years Ago

The massacre that wasn’t By Brian Becker Twenty-five years ago today, every U.S. media outlet, along with then President Bush and the U.S. Congress were whipping...

The China Ca(na)rd

By Maila Baje — From official pronouncements and public anticipation alike, the substitution of India by China as Nepal’s most important economic partner seems to have acquired national urgency. While the south has long denigrated our assertions of national sovereignty as a brazen display of the ‘China card’, the north has left us wilting in the winds. When it’s show time, they (Chinese) have always advised us to remain in India’s good books. A one-time grant of petrol, arms to crush the Maoist rebels, 600 sacks of salt – we know the drill.

Is China’s Rise Over?

By Derek M. Scissors – This week marks the two-year anniversary of Xi Jinping’s ascendance to General Secretary of the Chinese Communist Party. Xi inherited serious economic problems, underappreciated at the time, and his response thus far has been largely cheap talk. The combination of inaction and daunting challenges threatens the end of China’s economic rise. Not a delay, the end.

The Chinese are Coming: Beijing in the Balkans and Eastern Europe

By Binoy Kampmark In the latter part of 2014, China became the world’s largest economy, dethroning the United States which has held the position since...

Can China Fall Peacefully?

By Andy Morimoto The idea that China cannot rise peacefully has become something of an international-relations truism. The story here is simple: as China’s economy...

China’s Jinping tells Army to be ready for war

By World Bulletin/News Desk Chinese president Xi Jinping has promoted three People's Liberation Army (PLA) generals known to be close to him and also asked...