Is Taiwan a geopolitical flashpoint?

Is Taiwan a geopolitical flashpoint?

By Steve Hoadley It is hoped that moderation in Beijing, Washington, and Taipei will prevent the Taiwan flashpoint from igniting says Steve Hoadley. Taiwan is more than an offshore island of China. It is also an armed flashpoint at the edge of a geopolitical frontier...
Q+A: What is going on in Hong Kong?

Q+A: What is going on in Hong Kong?

In February 2019, Hong Kong’s government announced a new extradition law that for the first time would allow for the extradition of accused criminals from Hong Kong to mainland China. This decision culminated in mass demonstrations across Hong Kong numbering in the...
Why does China continue to support North Korea?

Why does China continue to support North Korea?

By Wang Chenjun & Richard McGregor China remains North Korea’s closest ally but why do they continue to support the regime in Pyongyang? Of all the countries on the sidelines of the Hanoi summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un, few were watching more...