China and Zambia: A New Chapter Beyond Debt?
By Huiyi Chen
The Zambian president’s visit to China moved the relationship beyond debt and reset to a focus on growth.
The Implications of Terry Gou’s Taiwanese Presidential Election Bid
By KAWASHIMA Shin
The election just got more interesting.
Italy Wants to Exit the Belt and Road – But Without Curbing Ties With China
By Nicola Casarini
Even after Italy’s BRIexit, the central government, companies, and local authorities will likely continue, and even boost, relations with China across the board.
China’s Economic Malaise Was Perfectly Predictable
By Donald Low
The China bulls were wrong – but the China declinists may be wrong as well.
China’s Increasingly Aggressive Tactics for Foreign Disinformation Campaigns
By Sarah Cook
Recent investigations and takedowns show more sophistication – and a greater willingness to intrude on domestic politics in target countries.
Xi Jinping’s Diplomacy Is Shifting from Offense to Defense
By Jianli Yang
In the face of strong diplomatic headwinds, Xi seems to be deciding his time is better spent focused on shoring up regime security at home.
Life in China’s American Dream Town
By Adam James Smith
A new documentary explores the idealized vision of American life behind Jackson Hole, China.
What Was Taiwan’s President Doing in Eswatini?
By Brian Hioe
For what might be her last foreign trip as president, Tsai Ing-wen chose to highlight one of Taiwan's firmest remaining diplomatic relationships.
Alongside Military Threats, China Promotes Economic ‘Integration’ With Taiwan
By Simina Mistreanu and Huizhong Wu
Beijing unveiled a plan for a “integrated development demonstration zone” in Fujian, the Chinese province closest to Taiwan, even as it steps up military activities in the Taiwan Strait.
In Global Battle for Hearts and Minds, China and Russia Have Edge Over US
By Dmitriy Nurullayev
Analysis of 30 years of U.N. data reveals that China and Russia have been far more successful in winning support for their positions from the global community.
What World War II Narratives Reveal About China-Russia Relations
By Vincent K.L. Chang and Eric Siyi Zhang
Despite efforts by Beijing and Moscow to align their official memories of the war for strategic ends, a large-scale analysis of state media coverage shows that any convergence is one-sided and shallow.
Are China’s Healthcare and Biopharma Sectors Really Open for Investment?
By Patrick Beyrer
To attract foreign investment, the Chinese healthcare and biopharma sectors are more open for business than ever – or at least they claim to be. But challenges exist beneath the surface.