Category Archives: National Security 安全

2021: Xi Jinping on the Three Political Strengths

The Chinese Communist Party’s laser-like focus on maintaining its political leadership in China, while always evident, has been even more so during Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s decade. Looking at the collection of Xi’s discussions of the “Three Political … Continue reading

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2022 Wang Xiaodong: Will the Wagner Group, Long Involved in Africa, Affect China’s Interests There?

A Suble Warning: Watch Out for Nazis Running Amok in Russia Here a well-known Chinese nationalist writer warns about the growing influence of Nazi ideology in Russia. He does it in a fairly subtle way, a way that Chinese writers … Continue reading

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Russians Chasing Supposed Chinese Spies

Some Russian commentators on some less cheerful aspects of the “relationship without limits”. Even Putin has hard nationalist critics although I would have thought after Putin took Crimea they would have given him a pass. Last year some Russian nationalists … Continue reading

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2022: Wang Jisi: Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This

Has the U.S. Really Declined? Chinese Need to Have a Clear Understanding About This May 14, 2022 | Source: Culture Vertical | Reads: 644 王缉思: 美国到底有没有衰落? 中国人应有清醒认识 Keywords: Belt and Road Global Governance Country Studies Geopolitics [Introduction] In recent years, … Continue reading

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PRC Immigration: Restrict Foreign Travel of PRC Citizens

In translating PRC State Immigration Administation policy meeting I have broken out very long paragraphs with bullet points and explanations of abbreviations for ideological guidelines and government work standards. While numbered lists of exhortations have long been common in China, … Continue reading

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Anhui’s Water Spirit Hairy Monster Scare of 1953-4

The February 2016 issue of the Chinese journal Communist Party Historical Research and Education  《党史研究与教学》 tells the story, based on research in local government archives,  of a scary rumor from the early days of the PRC.  Widespread rumors of hairy monsters … Continue reading

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Alleged PRC Defector Chairs Counterintelligence Conference in Beijing!

Well, it must be said that the Party is very forgiving. If press reports in Chinese language media based outside Mainland China and a few media outlets in the West are to be believed, PRC Vice Minister for State Security … Continue reading

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A PRC Perspective on Australia-China Relations: Why Does Australia Always have a Problem with China?

Published in December 2020 on the WeChat microblog public account entitled “Otter Quick Points” 奥特快谈 The article was then copied onto the website of the Observer Guancha 观察者 and many other PRC websites. I added links to YouTube videos mentioned … Continue reading

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Xiao Gongqin: Dealing with the New Pattern in the U.S. – China Game — U.S.-China Relations III

This is the third and final part of Xiao Gongqin’s article on U.S. – China relations. The first two parts are:  Xiao Gongqin on U.S.-China Relations I: Avoid a Vicious Cycle where you will also see a short biography of Professor Xiao … Continue reading

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2021: Xiao Gongqin: How the U.S. Chooses its Enemies — U.S.-China Relations II

See the first installment of this series, Xiao Gongqin on U.S.-China Relations I: Avoid a Vicious Cycle where you will also see a short biography of Professor Xiao Gongqin. This article provides a fall 2020 perspective on U.S. – China relations. … Continue reading

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