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Dingding Chen

Dingding Chen is Professor of International Relations at Jinan University, Guangzhou, China and Non-Resident Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi) Berlin, Germany. He is also the Founding Director of 海国图智研究院 (Intellisia Institute), a newly established independent think tank focusing on international affairs in China. His research interests include: Chinese foreign policy, Asian security, Chinese politics, and human rights. He can be found on Twitter at @ChenDingding.

Xi Jinping's 'Core Leader' Status Will Help China's Reforms in Coming Years
November 05, 2016
Xi Jinping's 'Core Leader' Status Will Help China's Reforms in Coming Years
The title signals political stability for the coming years and is good for China's future reforms.
Xi Jinping's 'Core Leader' Status Will Help China's Reforms in Coming Years
Where Is Duterte’s Foreign Policy Going? A Chinese Perspective
October 25, 2016
Where Is Duterte’s Foreign Policy Going? A Chinese Perspective
Duterte is a skillful realist and knows how to appropriately balance between China and the United States.
Where Is Duterte’s Foreign Policy Going? A Chinese Perspective
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
September 30, 2016
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
'Global governance' is the new big buzzword in Chinese foreign policy.
The New Buzzword in Chinese Foreign Policy
With the Hangzhou G20, China Demonstrates Its Global Leadership Credentials
September 03, 2016
With the Hangzhou G20, China Demonstrates Its Global Leadership Credentials
It is never easy to be a global leader, but China is determined to become one.
With the Hangzhou G20, China Demonstrates Its Global Leadership Credentials
Is China Losing South Korea?
August 22, 2016
Is China Losing South Korea?
Not entirely, but both countries need to make new adjustments to new realities.
Is China Losing South Korea?
After the South China Sea Ruling, Patience and Calmness Are Needed
July 13, 2016
After the South China Sea Ruling, Patience and Calmness Are Needed
This is true especially for China and the United States, as the powers enter a new era of competition in Asia.
After the South China Sea Ruling, Patience and Calmness Are Needed
Both China and the US Want to Control the Narrative on the South China Sea
July 05, 2016
Both China and the US Want to Control the Narrative on the South China Sea
Both Chinese and U.S. think tanks are making big efforts to influence world opinion and it is a long game.
Both China and the US Want to Control the Narrative on the South China Sea
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
June 21, 2016
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
Wu Jianmin was a rational dove, seeking to defend China’s national interests.
China’s Foreign Policy Needs More ‘Doves’ Like Wu Jianmin
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
June 10, 2016
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
The relationship between the world's two most important countries is far broader than the South China Sea disputes.
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
How Academia Can Help Build Trust Between China and the World
June 05, 2016
How Academia Can Help Build Trust Between China and the World
A rising China needs a new generation of international relations experts, quickly.
How Academia Can Help Build Trust Between China and the World
Actually, China Is <em>Not</em> Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
June 01, 2016
Actually, China Is Not Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
On the contrary, China’s rise in Asia poses both opportunities and challenges to the region.
Actually, China Is Not Building a 'Great Wall of Self-Isolation'
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
May 25, 2016
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
Without the stability of the "1992 consensus," Taiwan could be in big trouble
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
Will Rodrigo Duterte Improve China-Philippines Relations?
May 12, 2016
Will Rodrigo Duterte Improve China-Philippines Relations?
We don't know yet, but there are signs pointing to a better China-Philippines relationship in the coming years.
Will Rodrigo Duterte Improve China-Philippines Relations?
It's Time Google Came Back to China
May 03, 2016
It's Time Google Came Back to China
And China should welcome Google back, as long as it abides by Beijing's laws and regulations.
It's Time Google Came Back to China
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
April 27, 2016
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
China's "assertiveness" is much discussed. What about the role of U.S. fear?
Fear and Honor: The Other Side of US-China 'Thucydides Trap'
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
April 04, 2016
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
Instead, we should be aware of anti-reforms forces as reforms enter ‘deep water’ areas.
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
Reality Check: Chinese Students Are Only Benefiting US Universities
March 22, 2016
Reality Check: Chinese Students Are Only Benefiting US Universities
Chinese students, on the whole, bring multiple benefits to U.S. universities.
Reality Check: Chinese Students Are Only Benefiting US Universities
Cooperation Is the Only Way Ahead for US-China Relations
March 10, 2016
Cooperation Is the Only Way Ahead for US-China Relations
A prominent IR scholar in China argues that Beijing should maintain a cooperative approach toward Washington.
Cooperation Is the Only Way Ahead for US-China Relations
Could a Donald Trump Presidency <em>Improve</em> US-China Ties? Chinese Netizens Say Yes
February 29, 2016
Could a Donald Trump Presidency Improve US-China Ties? Chinese Netizens Say Yes
Chinese netizens actually quite like Donald Trump and think he could improve U.S.-China ties.
Could a Donald Trump Presidency Improve US-China Ties? Chinese Netizens Say Yes
Time to Rethink US and South Korean Approaches to North Korea
February 19, 2016
Time to Rethink US and South Korean Approaches to North Korea
In approaching North Korea, doing the same thing over and over with sanctions simply won't work.
Time to Rethink US and South Korean Approaches to North Korea
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
February 01, 2016
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
China's intelligentsia continue to grapple with just how they relate to the state.
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
Why George Soros Is Wrong About the Chinese Economy's 'Hard Landing'
January 28, 2016
Why George Soros Is Wrong About the Chinese Economy's 'Hard Landing'
China’s economy is slowing down, but a hard landing is unlikely.
Why George Soros Is Wrong About the Chinese Economy's 'Hard Landing'
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
January 27, 2016
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
In 20 years, this group of scholars will shape China’s foreign policy.
The 10 Young Chinese Foreign Policy Scholars You Should Know
Taiwan's Dilemmas and Challenges After the 2016 Election
January 23, 2016
Taiwan's Dilemmas and Challenges After the 2016 Election
Tsai Ing-wen may have won the election, but she faces a range of important challenges ahead.
Taiwan's Dilemmas and Challenges After the 2016 Election
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