For the past 10 days, the Greek debt drama has drawn media coverage and popular attention from important events on the other side of the globe….
Andrew S. Erickson and Gabriel B. Collins, “Dragon Tracks: Emerging Chinese Access Points in the Indian Ocean Region,” Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative, Center for Strategic and…
How Much Do China’s Warships Actually Cost?
June 20th, 2015
Gabe Collins, The Diplomat, 18 June 2015 What does it actually cost Chinese naval shipyards to build major warships? Chinese sources do not disclose actual or estimated…
China’s Stock Market Boom: Buckle Up for a Wild Ride!
June 14th, 2015
China seems to be bubble surfing—two years ago it was an overheated housing market—and now the country is riding a surge of stock market enthusiasm. The…
Beijing’s Xinjiang Policy: Striking Too Hard?
January 23rd, 2015
What the data reveals about the ongoing insurgency in Xinjiang.** The Diplomat, 23 January 2015 China’s long-running Uighur insurgency has flared up dramatically of late, with…
President Xi Jinping’s vigorous promotion of new policy paths is colliding with powerful vested interests. China’s leaders appear to know what economic reforms are needed, but…