Explainers

China watching in the ‘New Era’: A guide

Charles Parton OBE provides a practical guide to ‘watch’, analyse and understand the People’s Republic of China

The Chinese Communist Party’s Sixth Plenum

Charles Parton OBE explains what the Chinese Communist Party’s Sixth Plenum, which will be held between 8th and 11th November 2021, is likely to achieve

The Carrier Strike Group in the South China Sea

Dr Bill Hayton examines the People’s Republic of China’s potential responses to the presence of the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group in the South China Sea

The Chinese Communist Party at 100: Adaptable and abiding

Dr Holly Snape argues that 100 years after its founding the Chinese Communist Party remains adaptable and abiding under Xi Jinping’s forceful leadership

Taiwan in the next decade: no war, but much tension

Charles Parton OBE explains what free and open countries can do to aid Taiwan in light of threats and an aggressive stance from the People’s Republic of China