Tag Archives: China

“We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn”

A new approach to China 1/12/2010 03:00:00 PM Like many other well-known organizations, we face cyber attacks of varying degrees on a regular basis. In mid-December, we detected a highly sophisticated and targeted attack on our corporate infrastructure originating from … Continue reading

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Destroying Kashgar (to save it?)

Old Town sprawls behind People’s Square in Central Kashgar. The Han crowd in. China Digital times features a photo essay of The Demolition of Old Kashgar from the French paper Le Monde. The old brick houses and streets have been … Continue reading

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Kaplan: Make way for China

Robert D. Kaplan supplies a chapter on Chinese naval strategy to a Center for a New American Security report entitled China’s Arrival: A Strategic Framework for a Global Relationship. Much of the chapter is based on his previous work in … Continue reading

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Kaplan on Afghanistan

Hat Tip to Chief Wiggum for bringing our attention to a new Kaplan article in the NYT. Beijing’s Afghan Gamble By ROBERT D. KAPLAN IN Afghanistan’s Logar Province, just south of Kabul, the geopolitical future of Asia is becoming apparent: … Continue reading

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Turkey Looks East

From June 26-30, Turkish President Abdullah Gul visited China, visiting the capital of Beijing, the cultural city of Xi’an, and the heart of Turkic China, Urumqi. His visit brough the signing of major bilateral business cooperation pacts worth more than … Continue reading

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Japan won’t “just sit and wait for its own death”

North Korea’s increasingly bellicose demeanor, a second nuclear weapons test, various short and long range missile tests have prompted some unusually aggressive policy measures from Japan. Via Asia Times: <blockquote>The Japanese government, led by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), … Continue reading

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Is China finally fed up with North Korea?

This Washington Post article presents a “fed up” China, <blockquote>The Chinese Foreign Ministry has admonished North Korea by saying it is “resolutely opposed” to the nuclear and missile tests. Official government news reports have proclaimed that China is “shocked” by … Continue reading

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The most bizarre stimulus plan yet

Needless to say, President Obama’s stimulus package has come under a considerable degree of scrutiny, criticism and rejection both at home and abroad. Czech Prime Minister and acting EU President, Mirek Topolanek, infamously (paraphrasing the rock band AC/DC) labeled it … Continue reading

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Financial Warfare

In Younghusband’s post on Friedman’s talk, another speaker at the same event was James G. Rickards, a consultant at Omnis, who spoke in unique terms about financial threats to national security, and financial warfare. He doesn’t propose the answers or … Continue reading

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Urumqi Law Firm Expands

Color me shocked that Coming Anarchy’s favorite regional Chinese capital has a law firm going international, and into the wilds of Central Asia of all places. Urumqi legal market evolving as cross-border trade flows In preparation for the flourishing of … Continue reading

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