- Tue, 09/25/2001 - 04:00
Following the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack in the United
States, the authors of the seminal 1999 Chinese People's Liberation Army
text on 21st Century "asymetrical" warfare, titled "Unrestricted Warfare,"
were interviewed in the September 13, 2001 People's Republic of China-owned
Ta Kung Pao newspaper in Hong Kong.
- Mon, 09/24/2001 - 12:00
China has granted one million dollars to bolster the armed
forces of Tajikistan, which neighbors Afghanistan, Agence France Presse
reports. Tajik Defense Minister Sherali Hairullayev said the assistance was
delivered during a visit to Dushambe, the Tajik capitol, by a senior Chinese defense team. The money has been earmarked for military exercises, education and rearmament, the minister said.
- Mon, 06/18/2001 - 12:00
At first sight, it looks like a new beginning
of the Great Game to control Central Asia, and from
there the whole Eurasian continent. At a closer look,
though, things appear quite different, as if China is
now trying to gain a second sea rim on the shores of
Europe, facing the American East Coast.
- Wed, 12/06/2000 - 11:00
hina is embarking on an ambitious project to develop its vast western regions, for centuries the poorest and least densely inhabited areas of the country. The overt motivation is an economic one, specifically the relief of poverty.