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Jan 19, 2007

It's springtime for anti-satellite missiles — again — now that China has fired a missile into space and destroyed an aging weather satellite orbiting 500 miles above the earth.

Jan 19, 2007

Britain, Japan and Australia joined the United States on Friday in voicing concern about the rising militarization of space after China successfully carried out a test of an anti-satellite weapon.

Jan 19, 2007

China’s dramatic raid in a remote Central Asian outpost underscores the threat of Muslim extremism—and Beijing's credibility problem, too.

Jan 18, 2007

Chinese President Hu Jingtao admitted recently that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) regime is facing three unprecedented crises: A political crisis, a crisis revolving around social infrastructure, and a crisis concerning overall governance within the regime. Among them, the crisis of governance is the most threatening.

Jan 18, 2007

Not to discount all the dizzying growth and change, but it’s often easy to view progress in China as sloppy sublation of the most basic problems. Old issues never die. They just get old.

Jan 17, 2007

New Delhi, January 16 - The Indian and Chinese special representatives will begin the ninth round of talks to resolve the Sino-Indian border dispute on Wednesday.

Jan 17, 2007

India is in the midst of an invisible war. It is an unrecognised war. The government tinkers with terrorism in various fronts. The enemy continues to advance. Last year the enemy struck at many points.

Jan 17, 2007

In China, what promises to be a year rich in rumor has begun with a whopper: Vice President Zeng Qinghong will take over the presidency, one of three top posts currently held by Hu Jintao, the country's No 1 leader. That may be signaled when deputies of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) get together in Beijing this autumn for its biggest meeting since 2002.

Jan 16, 2007

China strongman Hu Jintao is manufacturing his own power base out of allies from Tibet, Xinjiang and Gansu

Jan 12, 2007

In March 2003, three tense Chinese officials called the three of us Americans and a Canadian teaching English at a private boarding school in Urumqi, the capital of Xinjiang province. The three were senior administrators at the school, but in our six months working there we had never met them, nor any other administrators for that matter.

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