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Who Created Pakistan's Nuclear Arsenal?

  • Fri, 05/20/2011 - 12:00

In the wake of the successful American operation to take out Bin Laden, the issue of Pakistan's nuclear weapons has once again come the fore, especially when latest reports indicate that Pakistan's nuclear arsenal is growing at a rate that will make it the fourth-largest in a decade behind only the United States, Russia and China.

Crash course in political risk for Taiwan's tourism

  • Wed, 05/18/2011 - 12:00

Taiwan has had a foretaste of how a mainland Chinese boycott of cross-strait tourism could look like, three years after President Ma Ying-jeou's Kuomintang government allowed in tour groups from across the Taiwan Strait.

China Cracks Down on Reporting of Tibet and East Turkestan

  • Wed, 05/18/2011 - 12:00

"Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know."
Jim Rohn, American businessman

All Eyes On Gilani's Visit To China Analysis

  • Tue, 05/17/2011 - 12:00

All eyes in Pakistan are on the four-day visit to China from May 17, 2011, by Prime Minister Yousef Raza Gilani. The dates of the visit were finalized some weeks ago to enable him to participate in the year-long observance of the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.

A SCO canopy for South Asia

  • Mon, 05/16/2011 - 12:00

Grand visions take time to realize but they seldom die. They may languish but they regenerate and take new unexpected forms. The 'Great Central Asia' strategy envisioned by the George W Bush administration is most certainly one such grand vision.

Army warns PM: China can deploy 500,000 troops on LAC

  • Fri, 05/13/2011 - 12:00

China now has the capability to deploy and sustain more than half-a-million troops for over a month on the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in case of a high threat scenario with India.

China's flip-flop on Kashmir

  • Fri, 04/15/2011 - 12:00

Indian officials are smiling like Cheshire cats as China quietly pulls back on a Kashmiri policy that roiled relations the past two year.

China's Defence White Paper: 2010 A Preliminary Analysis

  • Mon, 04/11/2011 - 12:00

The contents of the defence White Paper titled “China’s National Defence in 2010” released by China’s State Council on March 31 should not have surprised military analysts. It was as anodyne and opaque as ever. In fact, the Chinese official media appears to have revealed more in many areas than this official paper does.

Gloves off against Ghaddafi's Apologists

  • Wed, 04/06/2011 - 12:00

To China and Russia I would like to say “where were you when Ghaddafi was terrorizing my people?” asks Nizar Awad.

The True Implications of H.H the Dalai Lama's Retirement

  • Mon, 03/21/2011 - 12:00

While countries such as Libya and Egypt fight to overthrow their leaders, Tibet are insisting theirs stays in power.