Does China Care About its International Image?
June 12, 2014
Does China Care About its International Image?
China values its national interests, including sovereignty, over its international image.
Does China Care About its International Image?
Asking the Right Questions About U.S. International Broadcasting
June 03, 2014
Asking the Right Questions About U.S. International Broadcasting
Before reforming U.S. international broadcasting, Congress must decide what its objectives are first.
Asking the Right Questions About U.S. International Broadcasting
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
December 18, 2013
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
Soft power won't solve all problems for these East Asian neighbors, but it can ease the path away from brinksmanship.
Soft Power and China-Japan Relations
How to Do Soft Power Right
November 16, 2013
How to Do Soft Power Right
Relief efforts don’t have to be completely altruistic, but interests shouldn’t dictate action.
How to Do Soft Power Right
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
November 14, 2013
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
Forget soft power. China’s paltry response shows the region its focus is hard power.
China’s Revealing Typhoon Haiyan Response
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
November 14, 2013
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
The unbelievably small amount of aid Beijing is offering Manila marks a new era of sneer diplomacy.
Chinese Soft Power: Another Typhoon Haiyan Victim
Does China Want a Cold War?
November 05, 2013
Does China Want a Cold War?
A new video by PLA generals suggest that some in the CCP are eager for a Cold War with Washington.
Does China Want a Cold War?
August 14, 2013
China Prepares for Psychological Warfare
The Gaoxin-7 will enhance the PLA’s PSYOP capabilities, which can be used on Taiwan and in the South China Sea.
China Prepares for Psychological Warfare
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
August 06, 2013
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
Chinese tourists anger North Koreans by tossing candy to children “like they’re feeding ducks.” Tuesday China links.
Chinese Tourists Offend North Koreans
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
The Hard Side of Soft Power
July 24, 2013
The Hard Side of Soft Power
Soft Power is widely misunderstood– military and economic capabilities can be important soft power assets.
The Hard Side of Soft Power
The Developing World Is Not Sold On China’s Rise
July 19, 2013
The Developing World Is Not Sold On China’s Rise
A new poll finds that while the West believes China will be the most powerful country, others harbor doubts.
The Developing World Is Not Sold On China’s Rise
China’s Naval Strategy: Mahanian Ends Through Maoist Means
June 21, 2013
China’s Naval Strategy: Mahanian Ends Through Maoist Means
The Naval Diplomat reviews how his 2010 book on China’s naval rise has stood the test of time.
China’s Naval Strategy: Mahanian Ends Through Maoist Means
June 19, 2013
Soft Power: A U.S.-China Battleground?
Recent comments suggest China’s authorities are increasingly aware of the need to match U.S. soft power.
Soft Power: A U.S.-China Battleground?
Soft Power? China Has Plenty
June 04, 2013
Soft Power? China Has Plenty
China has little attractive power – in the West. But then not everyone is watching China through Western eyes.
Soft Power? China Has Plenty
Asian Nations Are Not Popular Worldwide: BBC Poll
May 29, 2013
Asian Nations Are Not Popular Worldwide: BBC Poll
Pakistan and Iran are viewed more negatively than North Korea, while India and China’s popularity sharply decreased this year.
Asian Nations Are Not Popular Worldwide: BBC Poll
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