• Adelphi Books

    Chapter Eleven: Securing Middle East Oil

    15 December 2014. 

    Could China replace the United States in the role of guarantor of security in the Gulf?

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Nine: China and the Middle East

    13 December 2014. 

    Washington’s attempt to relinquish its traditional leadership role in the Gulf creates a strategic opportunity for Beijing, albeit a problematic one.

  • Events

    India’s Policy Toward China: Land Border Challenges & Opportunities

    11 December 2014. 

    Discussion Meeting
    Dr Manoj Joshi,
    Distinguished Fellow, Observer Research Foundation
    Arundel House, London
    Thursday 11 December 2014, 12-1pm

  • Manama Voices

    Securing Middle East Oil

    09 December 2014.  Middle Eastern Security, the US Pivot and the Rise of ISIS:  Chapter Eleven (extract)

  • Strategic Comments

    Chinese vision drives East Asian détente

    08 December 2014. 

    Beijing's apparent recognition that its assertive pursuit of its national interests has damaged China's standing in the eyes of some neighbours may be the motivation behind recent efforts to reduce regional tensions.

  • Manama Voices

    China and the Middle East

    08 December 2014.  Middle Eastern Security, the US Pivot and the Rise of ISIS:  Chapter Eight (extract)

  • Adelphi Books


    05 December 2014.  China’s nuclear arsenal has long been an enigma for Western policymakers and issue experts. 

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter One: Chinese views of nuclear weapons

    05 December 2014. 

    This chapter documents changes in how Chinese leaders have viewed nuclear weapons. It attempts to show the evolution of Chinese views about nuclear weapons as reflected in actual policy.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Two: Nuclear-weapons design and testing

    05 December 2014. 

    China’s emphasis on the development of a small number of large-yield thermonuclear weapons reflects the strategic rationale outlined by the head of China’s nuclear-weapons programme, Nie Rongzhen, in 1961.

  • Adelphi Books

    Chapter Four: China’s Missile Forces

    05 December 2014. 

    Since 1964, China has relied on a nuclear deterrent of land-based ballistic missiles deployed with the Second Artillery Corps, a rough equivalent to Russia’s Strategic Rocket Forces.

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