The book China in and Beyond the Headlines is a collection of 16 contributions written by scholars and experts on various aspects of Chinese politics, society and economy.
The launch of Shenzhou 10 is a crucial step towards fulfilling China’s plans of building a space station by the year 2020 and equally an important part of China's rise.
The CCP is so concerned about stability and peace that the only way it thinks it can continue in power is by controlling what the Chinese people read and listen to.
Bio terrorism is emerging more as possibility in the 21st century not only because of the changing nature of terrorism but also because of rapid growth in life sciences. These developments have been a concern for the BWC regime. In this backdrop the paper discusses the 7th Review Conference which was concluded in December 2011.
The role of the media in China has been one where it is expected to be the ‘mouthpiece’ of the party.
Reports of Anthrax threat to Pakistani officials raises important questions regarding its spread in South Asia. It also exposesPakistan’s vulnerabilities to bioterrorism and calls for urgent attention at appropriate levels.
China's space programme is not only an attempt to demonstrate technological or military superiority, but is aimed at achieving great power status.
Instead of decrying the edge China has achieved over India, it is important to critically evaluate the actual benefits that accrue from manned space flights and the Space Station.