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  • 21 Aug 2017 17:08

    Wolf Warrior II: Chinese exceptionalism is box office gold

    The film reflects the increasingly widespread view in China that it has thrown off the shackles of a century of humiliation and emerged as a power equal to - if not better than - its Western counterparts.

  • 21 Aug 2017 14:33

    India feeling the heat on Belt and Road

    A growing political-military nexus between China and Pakistan, as currently seems likely, will further aggravate security competition with India.

  • 21 Aug 2017 12:12

    O Canada! Australia's best hope in the global IP struggle

    Australia's best hope is that Canada, which shares our position as a major net user of IP, will work hard in the NAFTA negotiations to defend our common interests.

In conversation: China-Taiwan relations and Taiwanese defence policy — Dr Chong-Pin Lin

On 16 May 2012, former Taiwan Deputy Defence Minister Dr Chong-Pin Lin attended a ‘China Forum’ at the Lowy Institute. After the meeting, the Institute's Sam Roggeveen caught up with Dr Lin, and asked him some questions about Taiwan's relations with mainland China.  Dr Lin noted that Beijing has now learned that ‘buying Taiwan is cheaper than attacking Taiwan,’ adding that the risk of conflict between Taiwan and China has been reduced to ‘close to zero’.

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