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THE NEW GREAT GAME

By Thomas Woodrow The former Soviet republics of Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Azerbaijan sit astride some of the world's most valuable oil and gas reserves or the routes to those

CHINA’S “TSUSHIMA” ANTICARRIER STRATEGY

By Thomas Woodrow China's navy is developing a Taiwan-scenario strategy to defeat U.S. naval forces by luring them into predetermined target areas and ambushing them with an array of anticarrier

CHINA OPENS PANDORA’S NUCLEAR BOX

By Thomas Woodrow The transfer and sale of Chinese-origin nuclear weapons and missile technologies has started a spiraling cycle of proliferation with grave consequences for security in South and East

THE SINO-SAUDI CONNECTION

By Thomas Woodrow Although current Chinese relations with Saudi Arabia are largely linked to Beijing's quickly growing appetite for imported energy resources, China's long-term goal may be to replace the

CHINA RISING, AMERICA SLEEPING

By Thomas Woodrow The recent release of two U.S. government studies on China--the Pentagon's annual report of Chinese military strength, and the findings of the Congressional U.S.-China Security Review Commission--should