Indo-Pacific Monitor No. 23

January 21, 2022 Michael Sobolik, Rehna Sheth

Kazakh unrest bolsters Moscow's influence, raises questions for Beijing;
Biden's Asia Czar warns of "strategic surprise" in the Indo-Pacific;
Beijing pushes border claims with Bhutan…;
...while seeking to deescalate tensions with India;
India grapples with brain drain, inequality

China Reform Monitor No. 1490

January 19, 2022 Joshua Eisenman

Police jail dozens for complaining about Xi'an lockdown online;
Canada's spy agency warns: beware China's influence ops;
Britain's spy service puts parliament on alert about PRC agent;
China begins nationwide digital currency rollout;
Xinjiang commander to lead PLA in Hong Kong