Politics First

A weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week, schools in China put politics first and India’s new ambassador lists his priorities.

A Syrian Peace Puzzle

Even if the US troops withdraw from Syria, there is no end in sight for the conflict that has killed more than 5 lakh people.

Soybean Diplomacy

A weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week, China and the US talk, and Xi warns against black swans and gray rhinos .

Hurt The Ear, Stab The Heart

A weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week, Liu He’s upcoming visit, the pressure on Huawei and China’s growth targets dominated the headlines

Politics and Ideology

A weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week, the Standing Committee of the Politburo meets to discuss ‘complex and grave’ matters.

Reaffirming the Core

A weekly bulletin offering news and analysis related to the Middle Kingdom. This week features the Politburo meeting, PLA Navy’s progress in the trade war and the dues of CPEC.

A Strategy Rehash

The United States’ new Africa Policy is short-sighted and presumes that Africa does not know the dangers of Chinese aid and investment.