Andrew Sheng

The 5Cs that will shape conflicts

The 5Cs that will shape conflicts

The 18th-century German military strategist Carl von Clausewitz defined war as the continuation of politics by different means and, like the ancient Chinese strategist Sun Tzu,...

Lending in the dark, in China

Lending in the dark, in China

The proliferation of China’s opaque, loosely-regulated (or unregulated) shadow banking system has been raising fears of possible financial instability. But just how extensive —...

The Sino-American mirror

The Sino-American mirror

November was a month of major leadership changes around the world, including Mr Xi Jinping’s confirmation as China’s top official and United States President Barack Obama’s re...