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2017/07/31 | Silvia Menegazzi

The Trials of Keeping the International System Afloat: EU–China Relations in the Trump Era

In a post-Brexit scenario, the EU strategy of prioritizing democracy-first, rule-of-law and human rights discourses with China may not be sustainable over economic pragmatism.

2017/07/29 | Kam C. Wong

Triads, Riots and the Deterioration of Law Enforcement in Hong Kong

Given the change of public mood towards law and order, a.k.a the deterioration of the law enforcement environment, post-1997, there is little that HKP officers can do to turn the tide. HKP leadership is turning the force into a service agency and crowd pleaser.

2017/07/28 | L.H.M. Ling

Turn to Eastern Thinking to Heal the India-China Border Trauma and Avoid Nuclear Tension

India and China could re-conceive and resolve their simmering border disputes by casting aside traditional power politics and drawing on their shared heritage, L.H.M Ling writes.

2017/07/25 | TIME

The Time for Negotiations with North Korea is Now

The absence of direct dialogue between the US and North Korea has to change. 'We can’t deal with them if we don’t understand them, and we won’t understand them if we aren’t talking to each other,' says a North Asia specialist.

2017/07/25 | Aaron L. Connelly

Indonesia's Name Games: The 'North Natuna Sea'

Rather than engaging in name games, Indonesia and other Southeast Asian states would be better off focusing on practical measures like building opposition to Chinese actions that violate international law.

2017/07/22 | Shashank Joshi

Where the India-China Standoff is Going

A diplomatic off-ramp is currently hard to see, but may become easier in the autumn.

2017/07/21 | Dr Anthony Bergin

Beneath the Surface: Fisheries Diplomacy and the South China Sea

The dynamiting of reefs, plus overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and the impacts of climate change are all having an impact on fish stocks in the contested waters of the South China Sea. Anthony Bergin takes a look at what Australia could do about it.

2017/07/20 | FORTUNE

How North Korea Could Start a War With America Right Now

As frightening as ICBMs sound, Pyongyang already possesses all the weapons it needs to draw America into a war. The question is whether the US and its allies will continue to strengthen the tools required to deter such a conflict.

2017/07/19 | Agence France-Presse

The North Korean Celebrity Who 'Went Home'

South Korea is probing the case of a North Korean celebrity who 'returned home.'

2017/07/19 | Michael S. Chase

China's Nuclear Bomber: Creating Credible 'Triad' and Boosting PLAAF Strategic Role

A PLAAF nuclear bomber capability would provide China with its first credible nuclear ‘triad’ of delivery systems dispersed across land, sea, and air.

2017/07/18 | Zi Yang

Xi Jinping is Restoring 'Traditionalism' in China amid Cultural Revival Campaign

Xi Jinping’s China is witnessing the unfolding of a cultural revival campaign. Although state-driven cultural revival is a win with the mostly conservative Chinese, the Party-state’s leading position in the campaign means it has all the power to determine what is an 'outstanding' element of traditional culture.