Uneasy neighbourhood

Caught between China and Russia, Mongolia is trying to exploit economic opportunities without losing sovereignty, reports Kerry Brown

01 Sep 14 | Comments (0)

China wakes, Asia quakes, Australia shivers

A contest is under way, writes Graeme Dobell, but it will be more like a nineteenth-century battle than a twentieth-century clash

25 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

China’s Godfather?

A controversial new biography of Xi Jinping fundamentally misunderstands the nature of China’s leadership, argues Kerry Brown

18 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

Location, location, location

Myanmar is in the thick of the Asian century, writes Nicholas Farrelly

03 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

China’s networked leadership

After a rocky transition to a new set of leaders, China faces an uncertain future, writes Kerry Brown in this extract from his new book

01 Jul 14 | Comments (0)

Liu Yunshan, defender of the faith

China’s head of ideology relies heavily on appeals to the country’s historical greatness, writes Kerry Brown

23 Jun 14 | Comments (0)

China’s search for space

China’s regional muscle-flexing reflects its feeling that it faces significant geographical and symbolic constraints, writes Kerry Brown

19 May 14 | Comments (0)

China’s North Korea problem

A weak North Korea might suit Beijing for the moment, writes Kerry Brown, but the longer-term problems facing the creaking communist regime aren’t going away

16 Apr 14 | Comments (0)