Wanning Sun spent nearly a decade talking to migrant workers at the Apple factory in China’s Shenzhen about their intimate lives – and how their relationships are affected by inequality.
Lula’s courting of – or by – China and Western powers has confounded critics. But in reality, it is a continuation of the foreign policy he pursued during his earlier term in power.
China’s newest hypersonic missile, the DF-27, could sideline US aircraft carrier groups in the Pacific, while missiles in the works in China, Russia and the US threaten global security.
China’s is building a transport and trade infrastructure in central Asia.
Biden’s decision is a clear reminder of the importance that US domestic politics continue to play in setting the terms for US strategy and credibility in the region.
Nine years on from the Indian prime minister’s first visit to Australia, much has changed in the Indo-Pacific and in the bilateral relationship.
Stan Grant’s new book, The Queen is Dead, is revealing in terms of his decision to step down from public life. ‘I have been reminded what it is to come from the other side of history,’ he writes.
China’s partnership with Russia has been unbalanced in recent years, as Beijing grew more powerful.
Like Albanese, Plibersek is pragmatic, but probably hasn’t moved quite so far to the centre as he has. If she were running things, would this Labor government have a more radical tinge?
As US influence in Latin America has waned, Beijing has been able to expand business interests in the region on the back of shady practices.
The ancient Chinese text is considered a military classic, but Western readers often overlook its philosophical roots.
Alliances around the Ukraine war have highlighted fragmenting support for the west.
‘Star Trek: Picard’ is set 400 years in the future, but, like most science fiction, it deals with issues in the here and now. The show’s third and final season provides a lens on cybersecurity.
China’s population decline and intensive ageing will offer opportunities and risks to African countries.
A robust national security environment results in serious protocols and relationships for dealing with something as sensitive as the Michael Chong affair. It doesn’t currently exist in Ottawa.
China is looking at how the Ukraine war could end, and working out just what place Beijing wants in a post-war world.
The decision-making process can be difficult to follow.
Yemen’s brutal civil war has resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people. But a recent Beijing-brokered rapprochement between two regional powers could unlock a path to peace.
Contrary to popular belief, cyber security isn’t a strong point for China and this makes it particularly vulnerable to attack in wartime.
Sudan’s location and natural resources have attracted international partners keen to benefit either geopolitically or economically.