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Strange Bedfellows: China’s Middle Eastern Inroads

  • Tue, 01/29/2013 - 19:44

In 2011, when Algeria’s Religious Affairs Minister Bouabdallah Ghlamallah awarded the contract to build the Grand Mosque of Algiers, the third-largest such structure in the world, it did not go to a homegrown Algerian bidder nor to one based in a fellow Muslim-majority Arab nation like Lebanon, but to a state-owned Chinese enterprise.

China’s Expanding Core

  • Fri, 06/22/2012 - 00:00

China is now engaged in bitter disputes with the Philippines over Scarborough Shoal and Japan over the Senkaku Islands, both located far beyond China’s 200-mile-wide territorial waters in the South China Sea.

‘Axis Shift’ or ‘Axis Balancing’: Prospects of Recent Visits between Ankara and Beijing

  • Fri, 06/22/2012 - 00:00

It is still under clouds of suspicion, for the mainstream media and academia, whether Turkey is facing a shift in its foreign policy orientation; from the tradition of facing primarily toward the West,

Fighting peace for Taiwan

  • Tue, 06/05/2012 - 00:00

Four months after the presidential elections in Taiwan, there is a big difference when comparing the aftereffects of the elections in 2008 to those in 2012.

Turkey-China Relations: Seeking a Strategic Partnership

  • Tue, 04/24/2012 - 00:00

Vice President of China Xi Jinping’s Turkey visit in February 2012 and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s China visit

Turkey-China Relations: Seeking A Strategic Partnership – Analysis

  • Tue, 04/17/2012 - 00:00

Vice President of China Xi Jinping’s Turkey visit in February 2012 and Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s China visit in April 2012 are clear show of a historical turning point in the bilateral relations.

Ongoing protest in Tibet and Xinjiang

  • Mon, 03/19/2012 - 22:31

Protests in Tibet continue , this time on the eve of the 53rd anniversary of the Tibet uprising

Chinese heir apparent's 'seven transcendences'

  • Wed, 02/15/2012 - 21:37

Xi Jinping, who is set to take over the helm of the Chinese government this autumn, might look like a low-profile leader with...

World Report 2012: China

  • Mon, 01/23/2012 - 22:23

This 22nd annual World Report summarizes human rights conditions in more than 90 countries and territories worldwide in 2011.

UNPO General Secretary States New Year Needs Resolve on Uyghur Rights

  • Sat, 01/14/2012 - 19:59

As Chinese New Year approaches, the international community must stand ready to renew its pressure on Beijing

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