In Part I of his series, John Pollock examines the early years of China’s relationship with the United Nations and it’s reluctance during the 1990s to contribute to UN peacekeeping operations.
In order to secure its position in the East China Sea, Japan prepares to develop its own A2/AD strategy to deny maritime spaces to Chinese naval forces.
John Pollock discusses the 2002 massacres in Gujarat state under then chief minister Narendra Modi and asks whether the same mistakes are being made again in India
John Pollock discusses the rise of Hindu nationalism under Narendra Modi’s BJP party and the targeting of minorities in India.
John Pollock discusses Xi Jinping’s anti-corruption drive and the role it is playing in removing former President Jiang Zemin’s influence within the Communist Party ahead of China’s transition of power 2022.
John Pollock discusses the implications for China following the summer’s stock market collapse and the role played by the Communist Party.
John Pollock discusses in detail the summer collapse of China’s Shanghai Stock Index and the implications for China’s transition from a command to a market economy.
John Pollock examines the increasingly assertive maritime role of China in the South China Sea and the historical prism through which Beijing approaches the region.
John Pollock examines the role of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in China’s world view as the financial weight of Beijing is increasingly felt by US allies and opponents alike.
John Pollock provides an in-depth look at Canada’s role in Kandahar with ISAF.