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Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
June 14, 2017
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Thanks in part to U.S. neglect, China's footprint in Sudan has grown exponentially over the past 20 years.
Sudan: China's Original Foothold in Africa
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
June 07, 2017
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
China hopes to create its own military-industrial complex, but it won't be easy.
Privatizing China’s Defense Industry
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
June 05, 2017
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
Xinjiang's removal of the added points policy for university entrance is not all bad news for its ethnic minorities.
Problematic Privilege in Xinjiang
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
May 31, 2017
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
"China paradoxically presents both threats and opportunities to Southeast Asia."
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
May 09, 2017
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
The strange story of a 17th century feud and its relevance for Tibetan geopolitics today.
The Dalai Lama and the Shugden Schism  
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
May 05, 2017
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
A biography of Li Zhanshu, the right-hand man to Xi Jinping.
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
May 03, 2017
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
New investments (some not even involving China) make Georgia an attractive link between Asia and Europe.
Georgia: The Black Sea Hub for China's 'Belt and Road'
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
April 20, 2017
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
Will the Dalai Lama reincarnate in Tawang?
The Politics of Reincarnation: India, China, and the Dalai Lama
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
April 12, 2017
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
Beijing’s use of commercial actors to carry out Party-state objectives requires a coordinated response.
China’s Evolving Economic Statecraft
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
April 11, 2017
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
What's Beijing’s regional strategy in 2017, how should Washington respond, and where did the Xi-Trump summit fit in?
After the Summit: Where Do US-China Relations Go From Here?
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
April 06, 2017
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
As China's massive population begins to spend more, the world will take notice.
Chinese Consumers Will Change the Global Economy
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
March 31, 2017
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
The Arctic states could find much-needed funding for infrastructure improvements through China's Belt and Road.
China's Belt and Road Enters the Arctic
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
March 24, 2017
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
Even a tactically “successful” invasion of the island might lead to strategic defeat for the PRC and the Communist Party.
What Happens After China Invades Taiwan?
China's Urbancide in Tibet
March 17, 2017
China's Urbancide in Tibet
China's urbanization policies have a particularly telling impact on Tibet.
China's Urbancide in Tibet
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
March 09, 2017
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
The Yulin Naval Base is shaping up to be the most strategically important military base in the South China Sea.
China's Most Important South China Sea Military Base
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
March 01, 2017
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
Morocco is actively courting more Chinese investment and closer ties.
Morocco: China's Gateway to Africa?
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