Gray Sergeant

Beijing's plan to pick the next Dalai Lama

25 May 2021 7:40 am

Imagine for a moment that Cuba picked the next Pope. That is the scenario which Lobsang Sangay, the then-Sikyong (the…

In defence of Keir Starmer

24 February 2021 6:14 pm

Now that we’ve finally heard Boris Johnson’s ‘roadmap’ out of lockdown, a key question remains: when will we see a…

Is China's hidden hand behind the Myanmar coup?

4 February 2021 10:19 pm

Was China involved in the coup in Myanmar? It seems unlikely, but that does not mean Beijing is blameless. As satisfying…