Julian Snelling examines the recent Hong Kong reform of the Liberal Studies curriculum, analyzing the extent to which such policy limits freedom of expression amongst an increasingly politicized generation in the region.
This edited transcript of a 40-minute podcast interview (1 November 2020) covers the Caspian Sea’s legal regime, national interests of its littoral states, Turkey’s role in Euro-Caspian energy security, American and Chinese interests in the region, and why the Caspian Sea’s significance will increase still more in future.
Cotton is one of the most contentious crops in the world due to its environmental and Human Rights implications. This article seeks to qualify the state of cotton’s negative impact in 2020 while demonstrating a path towards a more sustainable cotton industry.
In this article, Julian Snelling examines the tangible results of citizen calls for legal reform in China to assess the extent to which these successes are simply the consequence of a “propaganda as policy” governance framework.
Military Civil Fusion is a rarely talked about component of China’s foreign policy. Emilio analyzes the implications of MCF when conducted alongside the Belt and Road initiative.
In this article, Mia Nguyen comments on the country’s hukou reform strategies that would stimulate internal migration across the country.
The “rise of China” on the international stage is virtually an undisputed fact. Some even speak of China ‘eclipsing’ the United States as the preeminent world power. One element of this would likely involve the replacement of the U.S. dollar by the Renminbi as the international currency. But how likely is this scenario to play out? Lily Jia subjects this hypothesis to analytical rigour.