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Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
March 08, 2017
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
Why have both groups turned their attention to Beijing?
Al-Qaeda and Islamic State Take Aim at China
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
March 07, 2017
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
Subtle changes in official rhetoric may have big ramifications in policymaking.
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
France, Italy, and China's 'Belt and Road' Initiative
March 07, 2017
France, Italy, and China's 'Belt and Road' Initiative
European states remained focused on bilateral ties with China, but the 'Belt and Road' must be multilateral to succeed.
France, Italy, and China's 'Belt and Road' Initiative
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
March 05, 2017
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
Anticipating slower overall growth, China slows the pace of its year-on-year defense spending growth.
China Slows the Pace on Its Defense Spending Growth in 2017
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
March 04, 2017
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
A recent Islamic State video featuring Uyghurs threatening China shouldn't have come as a surprise.
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
Overseas NGOs in China: Left in Legal Limbo
March 04, 2017
Overseas NGOs in China: Left in Legal Limbo
As many feared, the new law in practice seems designed to make life difficult for international organizations.
Overseas NGOs in China: Left in Legal Limbo
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
March 03, 2017
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
Vice Foreign Minister Ri Kil-song is in Beijing, the first such high-level visit in nine months.
What Tensions? 'Friendship' on Display as North Korean Official Visits China
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
March 02, 2017
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
History reveals China has neither the will nor the clout necessary to sway North Korea's decision making.
Why China's Influence Over North Korea Is Limited
China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
March 02, 2017
China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
Different interpretations of history showcase hidden tensions in the China-Vietnam relationship.
China and Vietnam: Thoughts From a Chinese Sojourner in Ho Chi Minh City
33,000 Hong Kong Police Gather to Support Convicted Officers
March 01, 2017
33,000 Hong Kong Police Gather to Support Convicted Officers
Current and former police gather to denounce the conviction of fellow officers for beating an unarmed protester.
33,000 Hong Kong Police Gather to Support Convicted Officers
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
February 28, 2017
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
That judgment comes over two years after a police brutality case that scandalized Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Police Officers Sentenced to Jail for Beating Umbrella Movement Protester
Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group
February 28, 2017
Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group
Even for non-feminists, the arbitrary banning of a social media group should be concerning.
Why Everyone Should Support China’s Banned Feminist Voice Group
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
February 28, 2017
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
Donald Tsang gets over a year in prison for a bribery scandal while he was in office.
Former Hong Kong Chief Executive Sentenced to Jail
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
February 27, 2017
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
Yes and no, but China should get ready for global leadership if the U.S. further retreats from the world.
Is China Ready for Global Leadership?
Will China Gain From a US Withdrawal in Latin America?
February 25, 2017
Will China Gain From a US Withdrawal in Latin America?
Trump's trade bloc exits cement China’s position in the region, but engagement must be sustainable.
Will China Gain From a US Withdrawal in Latin America?
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
February 23, 2017
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
China's Xinjiang experience demonstrates the perils of large-scale anti-Muslim policies.
Is China’s Counterterrorism Policy in Xinjiang Working?
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