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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?
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
February 23, 2017
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
Officially, both sides have tried to forget the bloody conflict. Unofficially, bitterness still runs deep.
The Bitter Legacy of the 1979 China-Vietnam War
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
January 28, 2017
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
China is preserving the ecology of the Nu River within its borders. Downstream in Myanmar, it's a different story.
China's Myanmar Dam Hypocrisy
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
January 21, 2017
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
Chinese policy in the South China Sea increasingly focuses on boosting its civilian presence on disputed islands.
The 'Civilization' of China’s Military Presence in the South China Sea
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
January 19, 2017
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Many of China's space capabilities are designed to counter U.S. military advantages.
How China Is Weaponizing Outer Space
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
January 14, 2017
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
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