The sight of Australian journalists — including the ABC's Bill Birtles — fleeing China should strip anyone of their illusions about this dangerous period in the world. The future looks increasingly like Cold War 2.0 with growing conflict with an authoritarian superpower...
In recent years Beijing has more assertively demonstrated its global ambitions through a number of economic and military leverages, including its military expansion in the South China Sea and its multi-billion-dollar foreign media push. Key points: The 'three warfare' framework refers to public...
Are we entering the critical phase in the Great Power competition between America and China? The answer seems to be affirmative, based on a new Pentagon report released recently. The report — submitted to Congress by the Department of Defence and...
Beijing's officials won't say it, but they're thrilled to see the impeachment of South Korea's president Park Geun-hye. The night before the Constitutional Court's ruling, the state broadcaster devoted close to an hour of rolling news coverage to protests in...
By China correspondent Bill Birtles Updated 8 Apr 2016, 7:16am Revelations linking three top Chinese leaders, including President Xi Jinping, to offshore companies could radically shake up the Communist Party's anti-corruption campaign, China watchers say. Key points: Family members of China's senior...

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