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How the Summer’s “Great Fall of China” Revealed the Communist Party’s Worst Fears- Part II

John Pollock discusses the implications for China following the summer’s stock market collapse and the role played by the Communist Party.

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Japanese Defence Budget: Keeping pace with the neighbors and an eye on its islands

In her debut article, Julie-Anne examines the strategic underpinnings of Japan’s 2016 defence budget

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How the Summer’s “Great Fall of China” Revealed the Communist Party’s Worst Fears- Part I

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.

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China’s Commemoration of WWII Reveals How History Informs Xi Jinping’s Worldview

John Pollock explains the significance of the 2015 Victory Day parade in Beijing, and how it is shaping the future of Asia’s worldview.

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Improving Ties between Japan and China? Underlying Tensions Remain

John Pollock discusses the destabilizing economic relationship between China and Japan, which heavily relates to the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku Islands.