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China’s Digital Silk Road Could Decide the US-China Competition
July 17, 2019
China’s Digital Silk Road Could Decide the US-China Competition
The Digital Silk Road will be critical in determining China’s ability to shape the international order of the 21st century.
China’s Digital Silk Road Could Decide the US-China Competition
China, Israel, and the Geopolitics of Seaports
July 16, 2019
China, Israel, and the Geopolitics of Seaports
What could the Chinese investment in the Israeli port of Haifa mean for regional geopolitics in the Middle East?
China, Israel, and the Geopolitics of Seaports
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
July 15, 2019
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
Last week, two coalitions sent competing letters to the UN Human Rights Council criticizing or backing China's Xinjiang policies.
Which Countries Are For or Against China's Xinjiang Policies?
Fresh Kidnappings of Chinese Nationals in Nigeria
July 12, 2019
Fresh Kidnappings of Chinese Nationals in Nigeria
The latest kidnappings highlight security risks for Chinese expatriates in Nigeria. But so far, that hasn't slowed Chinese investment.
Fresh Kidnappings of Chinese Nationals in Nigeria
Taiwan’s KMT Will Choose Its Candidate to Challenge a Resurgent President Tsai
July 12, 2019
Taiwan’s KMT Will Choose Its Candidate to Challenge a Resurgent President Tsai
KMT contenders struggle to pull away from each other as political momentum shifts back to the ruling DPP.
Taiwan’s KMT Will Choose Its Candidate to Challenge a Resurgent President Tsai
Xi Jinping Continues His Quest for Absolute Party Control
July 10, 2019
Xi Jinping Continues His Quest for Absolute Party Control
A pair of recent meetings emphasized Xi's bid to strengthen CCP leadership even further.
Xi Jinping Continues His Quest for Absolute Party Control
What Do the US Democratic Presidential Contenders Think About China?
July 06, 2019
What Do the US Democratic Presidential Contenders Think About China?
So far, the Democrats have had little to say about what’s often called the world’s most important bilateral relationship.
What Do the US Democratic Presidential Contenders Think About China?
Taiwan Politicians Continue to Align Themselves With Hong Kong Protestors
July 05, 2019
Taiwan Politicians Continue to Align Themselves With Hong Kong Protestors
Protestors in Hong Kong demanding the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill find a reliable ally in Taiwan.
Taiwan Politicians Continue to Align Themselves With Hong Kong Protestors
Is China Winning Its War on Pollution?
July 04, 2019
Is China Winning Its War on Pollution?
Six years after the “airpocalypse,” China has made progress – but is still struggling in some areas.
Is China Winning Its War on Pollution?
Environmental Protest Breaks out in China’s Wuhan City
July 04, 2019
Environmental Protest Breaks out in China’s Wuhan City
Wuhan residents protested the construction of a waste-to-energy plant, repeating a pattern seen elsewhere in China in recent years.
Environmental Protest Breaks out in China’s Wuhan City
Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
July 02, 2019
Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
A group of protesters in Hong Kong broke into the legislature, while tens of thousands marched through the city.
Tensions Boil Over on Hong Kong Handover Anniversary
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
June 28, 2019
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong’s story is not just about its relationship with its post-1997 sovereign power.
What’s Wrong in Hong Kong?
China’s Liberal Hawk: Yan Xuetong’s Vision for Chinese Benevolent Dominance
June 28, 2019
China’s Liberal Hawk: Yan Xuetong’s Vision for Chinese Benevolent Dominance
Reviewing the noted Chinese foreign policy thinker’s latest book.
China’s Liberal Hawk: Yan Xuetong’s Vision for Chinese Benevolent Dominance
Xi Jinping’s Busy G-20 Summit
June 25, 2019
Xi Jinping’s Busy G-20 Summit
What to watch for when China's president heads to Japan later this week.
Xi Jinping’s Busy G-20 Summit
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
June 24, 2019
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
An intrepid new generation is following in the footsteps of previous Hong Kongers.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Live up to Their City’s Heritage
Can China Broker the Resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict?
June 22, 2019
Can China Broker the Resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict?
China’s expanding economic ties with the two sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict give Beijing important leverage to push for quick resolution.
Can China Broker the Resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict?
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