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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.

Posts by Dingding Chen
February 20, 2021

Is China’s COVID-19 Diplomacy Working in Southeast Asia?

By Dingding Chen
A recent poll suggests a mixed picture for China.

December 10, 2020

How Should China Use a Biden Window of Opportunity?

By Dingding Chen
China should take a more proactive stances on Sino-U.S. relations, rather than waiting for and responding to Biden's China policy.
November 17, 2020

How Should President-Elect Joe Biden Address the US-China Competition?

By Dingding Chen
The rivalry is here to stay, but there are 3 things the Biden administration can do to stabilize the critical relationship.

November 10, 2020

Why China’s Economy Keeps Booming Even After COVID-19

By Dingding Chen
With the pandemic controlled and society going back to normal, innovation and digitization are unleashing economic growth in China.

September 09, 2020

Is China Really Embracing ‘Wolf Warrior’ Diplomacy?

By Dingding Chen
China’s pugnacious diplomatic action is a counter-attack in a specific situation, not a new normal.

June 19, 2020

Why a US-China Détente Is Coming in 2021: The COVID-19 Factor and the Turn Inward

By Dingding Chen
COVID-19 will cause the United States -- and its prospective partners -- to look inwards.
June 15, 2020

Why a US-China Détente Is Coming in 2021: The Biden Factor

By Dingding Chen
Beyond Trump’s policies, the possibility of a Biden presidency looms large over the U.S.-China relationship.

June 09, 2020

Why a US-China Détente Is Coming in 2021: The Failure of Trump’s Policy

By Dingding Chen
Trump's policy of suppressing China has not been effective, and the structural contradictions between China and the United States have not yet reached a true tipping point.

February 14, 2020

China’s Coronavirus Outbreak and Economic Performance: Test for Performance Legitimacy?

By Dingding Chen
What does the Coronavirus outbreak mean for China’s future development?

December 10, 2019

A Manufacturing Exodus in China—Fact or Fiction?

By Dingding Chen
Is China scrambling to stem a manufacturing exodus as the trade war continues?

September 25, 2019

Trump’s Maximum-Pressure-to-All Strategy Is Not Working

By Dingding Chen
The U.S. president's maximum pressure strategies are set to backfire.
August 23, 2019

One Year Into the US-China Trade War, Trump Is Still Far from Winning

By Dingding Chen
The United States is a long way from victory in the trade war.

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