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Shannon Tiezzi

Shannon Tiezzi

Shannon Tiezzi is Editor-in-Chief at The Diplomat.

Her main focus is on China, and she writes on China’s foreign relations, domestic politics, and economy. Shannon previously served as a research associate at the U.S.-China Policy Foundation, where she hosted the weekly television show “China Forum.” She received her A.M. from Harvard University and her B.A. from The College of William and Mary. Shannon has also studied at Tsinghua University in Beijing.

Posts by Shannon Tiezzi
April 30, 2024

Xi Jinping to Visit Europe for First Time in 5 Years

By Shannon Tiezzi
The world – and China-EU relations in particular – look quite different today than they did in 2019.

May 01, 2024

Darcie Draudt-Véjares on South Korea’s Post-Election Politics

By Shannon Tiezzi
Economics doomed the PPP’s legislative chances. What now for President Yoon Suk-yeol?
April 11, 2024

China Reaches out to Russia, North Korea as US Cements Trilateral Partnership With Japan, Philippines

By Shannon Tiezzi
This week, China hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and is sending its third-ranking leader to North Korea.

April 01, 2024

Sandeep Shastri: Setting the Scene for India’s Elections

By Shannon Tiezzi
Is India becoming an “election-only democracy”?

March 19, 2024

How the US Neoliberal Shift Fed China’s Rise

By Shannon Tiezzi
Elizabeth O’Brien Ingleson discusses the intersecting economic interests in China and the U.S. that transformed global trade starting in the 1970s.

March 01, 2024

Weiting Chen Discusses the Sunflower Movement, 10 Years Later

By Shannon Tiezzi
10 years on, what impact has the Sunflower Movement had on Taiwan?
February 06, 2024

The ROC Era and the Making of Modern China

By Shannon Tiezzi
Author and professor Xavier Paules on this often overlooked period of Chinese history.

February 05, 2024

China-US Relations: Ping-Pong Diplomacy 2.0

By Shannon Tiezzi
As Beijing and Washington look to resurrect people-to-people diplomacy, a group of 12 American college students headed to China to play ping-pong. 

February 02, 2024

Ping-Pong Diplomacy Makes a Comeback in China-US Relations

By Shannon Tiezzi
Stephen Mull, vice provost for global affairs at UVA, discusses the university's version of ping-pong diplomacy, and the state of China-U.S. people-to-people exchanges.

February 02, 2024

Indian-Chinese Couples: Rebels or Bridge Builders?

By Shannon Tiezzi
Authors Shivaji Das and Yolanda Yu explore the “love and turmoil” faced by Indian-Chinese interracial relationships.

February 01, 2024

Ali Riaz on the Future of Bangladesh’s Politics

By Shannon Tiezzi
Despite Bangladesh’s slide toward a one-party autocracy, “the current trajectory is not destiny.”
January 30, 2024

US National Security Advisor, China’s Top Foreign Policy Official Met in Thailand

By Shannon Tiezzi
Jake Sullivan and Wang Yi met to discuss further implementation of the promises made during the Biden-Xi summit.

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