The rise of Asia and the conflicts within it and between it and the West have begun to reproduce a complex security interdependence.
THE ECONOMIST - APLN member Kevin Rudd argues that Chinese president Xi Jinping has upended decades-old political conventions and smashed through bureaucratic inertia to achieve his goals for China.
INDIA TODAY - APLN member Shyam Saran points out that a more assertive Chinese posture towards India is likely, even if there are tactical shifts dictated by the G20 and SCO summits.
SCMP - APLN member Kevin Rudd argues that given Putin’s track record of giving effect to his threats, Xi must act in China’s national interest and intervene to defuse the nuclear threat.
THE INDIAN EXPRESS - APLN member C Raja Mohan writes on the unfolding China-US conflict and it’s implications for Asia and the Indo-Pacific.
Bo Zhiyue says the 20th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, now underway, will likely become a monumental event.
FRANCE 24 - APLN member Kevin Rudd discussed China's 20th Party Congress and what it will mean for Xi Jinping's legacy.
Watching Russia’s threat to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, the lessons China is internalizing may add further ambiguity and uncertainty.
FOREIGN AFFAIRS - APLN member Kevin Rudd points out that Marxist-Leninist ideology is now central to Chinese politics and policy making, and analyzes its major consequences for the entire world.