Opinion Pieces

John McCallum’s firing is a blow to Canada’s best way out of this Huawei mess“, The Globe and Mail. January 28, 2019.

Some Canadians want to work with China. Beijing isn’t helping their case“, The Globe and Mail. January 14, 2019.

China Is Shooting Itself in the Foot Over Huawei“, Foreign Policy. January 7, 2019.

Mahathir Must Now Rebuild Malaysia’s Judiciary and Police“, South China Morning Post. 1 June 2018.

China Just Held its National People’s Congress. Here are Three Key Points.” Washington Post, 21March 2017. Reproduced as “Xi Jinping and China’s “Two Sessions” in the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute: Analysis.

Harnessing Youth Power in the Quest for Better Canada-China Relations”, Canada International Council—Open Canada, 9 September, 2016.

Ong: Canada’s Efforts at Closer Ties to China Include Cultural and Language Training”, Ottawa Citizen, 22 September, 2016.

Promote Youth Engagement to Foster Canada-China Ties“, The Hill Times, September 7, 2016.

Buy Low, Sell High: The Political Economy of ‘Land Grabs’ in China and India“, Policy Forum, August 31, 2015.

The Political Economy of Land Grabs in China and India“, East Asia Forum, November 21, 2015.

Breaking Beijing?” Foreign Affairs, 9 June 2015.

China’s Regime Stability—Sustaining or Collapsing?” Canada-Asia Agenda, Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, 2 June 2015.

Malaysia—The Best Predictors of Electoral Outcomes”, New Mandala, 13 July 2014.

China Rural Credit Problem,” East Asia Forum, June 19, 2013.

Bad Seeds,” China Economic Review, May 16, 2013.

Pakatan Rakyat Must Rethink Strategies,” New Mandala, May 11, 2013.

China’s Banking System and Access to Credit,” Testimony before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, March 7, 2013.

Indebted Dragon: The Risky Strategy Behind China’s Construction Economy,” Foreign Affairs, November 27, 2012.

What’s Really at Stake with Rising Local Government Debt in China?East Asia Forum, July 5, 2010.

“Gold in China’s Rural Hills,” Far Eastern Economic Review, 172(1), 2009.

Local Government Debt: Another Bail-Out Job,” China Economic Quarterly, Quarter 1, 2006.

Modern Mask Hides Conditions in Rural China,” Asia Times Online, September 23, 2004.

China Anti-Poverty Loans Go to Favored Businesses,” Asia Times Online, August 4, 2004.