Chinese Military Power
September will mark the first Chinese military parade under the leadership of Xi Jinping, an event that will have geopolitical significance for domestic and international audiences.
The Abe government is looking to expanded defense cooperation with Southeast Asian nations as a way to counter China’s growing assertiveness and military clout in the region.
Daniel Bodirsky examines the historical context of Vietnam’s apprehension towards its powerful northern neighbor.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Zachary Fillingham examines some of the defining political, economic, and military trends for Northeast Asia in 2014.
Sander Ruben Aarten examines the geopolitical significance of the disputed area of Aksai Chin along the Sino-Indian border.
A list of some of the critical economic and security issues facing the world in April 2013, covering: North Korea, Japan, China, the Central African Republic, Cyprus, India, Pakistan, Argentina, and Myanmar.
The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Zachary Fillingham examines the early face of the Xi Jinping administration and asks whether or not it might reveal some policy direction to come.
Dr. Murray Hunter analyzes the latest Australian defense white paper with an eye on whether or not policymakers in Canberra have missed a big opportunity.
The Liberal Democratic Party’s Shinzo Abe emerged as the big winner in last week’s elections in Japan. But any forecast of the next four years of LDP rule must begin with the question: where exactly does the rhetoric end and the real policy begin?
After months of speculation, the membership lineup for the Standing Committee of the Politburo has been finalized. The Geopoliticalmonitor’s Zachary Fillingham explores what we can expect from China moving forward.