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2018/10/01 | Nate Maynard
ANALYSIS: The Difficult Truth About Sustainability and Bio-Plastics
The world is rushing towards embracing bio-plastics because they sound like a nice alternative to banned single-use plastics, but the truth is that in most cases bio-plastics are not biodegradable.
2017/10/04 | Suzanne Pepper
Macau Elections Suggest Lessons for Hong Kong
Recent election results from Macau, itself a special administrative region of China like Hong Kong, showed an upswell in support for pro-democracy, anti-establishment candidates.
2017/08/07 | Sam Bateman
How to Respond to Chinese Spy Ships
While it’s fair to describe the deployment of the Chinese ‘spy ship’ to Australia’s EEZ as unfriendly, other factors should be considered before considering what it means for Australian policy
2017/07/17 | Elsa Kania
PLA Swarms at War: Chinese Advances in Swarm Intelligence
PLA strategists expect that future, autonomous combat involving unmanned systems, as well as the joint operations of unmanned and manned systems, will have a dramatic impact on traditional operational models.
Waiting in the Wings: Yi Xiaoguang the Next PLA Commander?
General Yi Xiaoguang would have the opportunity to shape the PLAAF’s organizational culture and solidify the PLAAF’s vision of itself as an independent warfighting service.
2017/01/19 | Jonathan Ward
The Rise of Asia's Maritime Powers: China and India Compete for Supremecy
There is little doubt that sea power in this century will be defined by the rise of the Chinese and Indian navies.
2017/01/17 | Kevin McCauley
Analysis: China’s Critical Western Theater Command
The WTC is the largest theater and has complex terrain including desert and high mountains, long borders, and challenging social conditions. Theater missions include supporting the People’s Armed Police Force maintaining internal stability in the restive Tibet and Xinjiang regions.
2016/12/11 | Arthur Ding
China's Party-Military Relations After Xi’s Military Reforms
It is very unlikely that the military’s special status in the PRC constitution and CCP charter will be drastically changed in order to ensure greater oversight by relevant agencies of the party and state.
2016/12/07 | Christopher Lew
Complexities of Controlling the Gun: the Army's Role in Chinese Politics
'In the end, a professional and outward-looking People’s Liberation Army is a double-edged sword.'
China’s Secret Weapon in Space
China's space program will have important global geopolitical and geo-strategic implications.
2016/08/02 | J. Michael Cole
Chinese Video Warns HK, Taiwan Could Turn Into Syria, Iraq
Shared by the Supreme People’s Court and the Communist Youth League, a video accuses pro-democracy activists of being in the pay of foreign agents and trying to spark a 'color revolution' in China.
2016/07/23 | Angela Stanzel
Chinese Culture After the Cultural Revolution
Although China caught up economically rapidly after the Cultural Revolution, 10 years of stagnation in the Chinese society’s development left gaps in education and knowledge about Chinese history and culture that remain irretrievable.
2016/06/17 | Andrea Ghiselli
The Chinese Navy: Steaming in Modern Asia, Exploring a Post-Modern World
China is likely to become powerful enough to compete for regional hegemony in Asia like a 'modern' state, and 'global' enough so that its interests are indissolubly connected to world peace and stability as it is pushed to become more active to protect them.