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January 9, 2018

Dr John Hemmings discusses North-South Korea relations on talkRadio

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea
December 30, 2017

UK is increasingly accepting billions in Chinese investments

Following President Xi Jinping’s marathon keynote speech at the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (NCCP) in October, no one was left in any doubt about China’s third wave of modernisation.

While all investment is welcomed and appreciated, …

Posted in China, News Coverage
December 15, 2017

Looking to create a ‘Global Britain’? Japan and the Royal Navy might hold the answer

The image of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson and Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson shaking hands with their Japanese counterparts, Foreign Minister Taro Kono and Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera in the National Maritime Museum yesterday was heavy in symbolism.
Taking place in Greenwich, …

Posted in Japan, Opinion Editorial, United Kingdom
December 10, 2017

Germany accuses China of setting up fake social media accounts to lure top officials

 Germany’s intelligence service warned on Sunday that China is using fake profiles on social networks to gather personal information from politicians and other high ranking officials.
More than 10,000 Germans were contacted by fake profiles on the social networking site LinkedIn …

Posted in China, News Coverage
December 6, 2017

Dr. John Hemmings discusses North Korea with Arms Control Wonk Podcast

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea
December 4, 2017

Dr John Hemmings discusses North Korea’s latest missile launch & Trudeau’s China trip on CTV

Posted in Broadcast Appearances, North Korea
November 30, 2017

‘Just living’ with a nuclear armed North Korea shouldn’t be an option

The story that came from a diplomatic backchannel between the US and North Korea during the early months of the Trump administration was telling. A group of American experts travelled to Stockholm to meet a group of North Korean officials …

Posted in North Korea, Opinion Editorial
November 29, 2017

Brexit Britain looks to China

Chinese schoolchildren of a certain age will be familiar with Luo Bao Bei. She’s a cartoon character, a “spirited, fun-loving seven-year-old” who “explores everyday life with her friends, family and animal companions, having adventures.”
But what millions of the cartoon’s school-age …

Posted in China, News Coverage
November 23, 2017

In an Era of Brexit and Chinese Power, is it time for a New UK–India ‘special relationship’?

By Dr. John Hemmings and Jack Wright
As the UK looks to define a new global role for itself after Brexit, it should embrace India as a partner in upholding the rules-based, liberal international order.

At the launch of the Access India …

Posted in India, Opinion Editorial
November 14, 2017

Diplomatic initiative revived to counter China’s growing influence

Alongside the gladhanding, strutting and tweets from world leaders at two Asian summits over the past few days, one of the most important geopolitical developments came from a low-key meeting between civil servants from four countries.
Officials from the US, Japan, …

Posted in China, News Coverage
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