29 Apr 2016
Restraining China in the South China Sea: The Limits of US Leverage
Author: B A Hamzah
Institute for Security and Development Policy (ISDP)
This brief contends that the US has failed to curb Chinese expansionism in the South China Sea.
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26 Apr 2016
China’s Political Priorities in the Nordic Countries: From Technology to Core Interests
Author: Jerker Hellström
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)
This brief focuses on the reasons behind China’s growing engagement with the Nordic Countries and the political priorities they represent.
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20 Apr 2016
Russian Analytical Digest No 182: Political Economy
Author: Stephen Crowley, Irina Olimpieva, Gulnaz Sharafutdinova
Center for Security Studies (CSS) /
Research Centre for East European Studies (FSO) /
German Association for East European Studies (DGO) /
Institute for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies (IERES)
The two articles in this issue of the RAD take stock of Russia's political economy.
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15 Apr 2016
The New Tools of Economic Warfare
Author: Elizabeth Rosenberg, Zachary K Goldman, Daniel Drezner, Julia Solomon-Strauss
Center for a New American Security (CNAS)
This report examines the effectiveness of US sanctions in the post-9/11 era.
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11 Apr 2016
Europe's New Political Engine: Germany's Role in the EU's Foreign and Security Policy
Author: Niklas Helwig, Tuomas Iso-Markku, Anna Lena Kirch, Nicole Koenig, Liana Fix, Tuomas Forsberg, Marco Siddi, Tobias Bunde, Can Büyükbay, Wulf Reiners
Finnish Institute of International Affairs (FIIA)
This report examines how Germany has become a foreign policy leader in the EU and what impact it's having on Brussels' internal and external affairs.
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6 Apr 2016
China to Enhance its Role in Myanmar's Peace Process
Author: Yun Sun
Pacific Forum CSIS
This commentary explains why Beijing believes it has no choice but to continue participating in Myanmar's peace process after the installation of the National League of Democracy Government in April 2016.
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A New PLA for a New Era
Author: Sebastian Hornschild, Eva Pejsova
European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS)
China’s army-centric military structure, which is based on a 1950s Soviet model, has long been incompatible with the country’s status as the world’s second largest economy.
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Defence White Paper 2016: The Strategist Decides
Author: Robert Ayson, Ross Babbage, Kim Beazley, Andrew Davies, Malcolm Davis, Tobias Feakin, Tim Huxley, Peter Jennings, Mike Kalms, Rod Lyon, James Mugg, Benjamin Schreer, Ristian Atriandi Supriyanto, Mark Thomson, Feng Zhang
Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI)
This text includes a number of articles that react to Australia’s 2016 Defense White Paper (DWP).
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