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Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
August 16, 2018
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
China's crackdown in Xinjiang might be more about impressing the Han than responding to a Uyghur threat.
Xinjiang and the Stability Paradox
China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
August 16, 2018
China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
China used to be a strong proponent of a stable and unified Europe, but recent moves hint that Beijing’s priorities have changed.
China’s Europe Policy Poses a Challenge to EU Cohesion
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
August 16, 2018
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
Soon after Tsai completed her hig-profile stopover in the U.S., the chain was accused of “supporting Taiwan’s independence.”
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
Zhengzhou and Luxembourg: An Improbable Partnership
August 15, 2018
Zhengzhou and Luxembourg: An Improbable Partnership
How the Belt and Road is playing out in one rural Chinese province's links to Europe.
Zhengzhou and Luxembourg: An Improbable Partnership
Chinese Experts Challenge Western Generalists in Diplomacy
August 15, 2018
Chinese Experts Challenge Western Generalists in Diplomacy
Despite potential quality problems, China’s diplomatic corps has a key advantage: a strong focus on regional experience.
Chinese Experts Challenge Western Generalists in Diplomacy
Tsai Ing-wen Made a Rare, High-Profile Stopover in the US
August 14, 2018
Tsai Ing-wen Made a Rare, High-Profile Stopover in the US
As Beijing increases its pressure on Taipei, Tsai vows “to be firm so that no one can obliterate Taiwan.”
Tsai Ing-wen Made a Rare, High-Profile Stopover in the US
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
August 14, 2018
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
It's not just a question of censorship; many Chinese government policies would work against Facebook.
Facebook’s Plan to Enter China Is Doomed to Fail
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
August 10, 2018
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
China’s state media has repeatedly called for national confidence amid rumors that Xi would face criticism at the meeting.
Amid the Trade War, Secretive Beidaihe Meeting Seems to Have Begun
Can China Fix Its Propaganda Problem?
August 10, 2018
Can China Fix Its Propaganda Problem?
As long as China’s “iron fist” policy and fierce censorship continue, propaganda cannot help China's image.
Can China Fix Its Propaganda Problem?
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
August 09, 2018
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
China’s foreign affairs expenditures, while still far below those of the US or Germany, are growing with unprecedented speed.
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
Google's China Plans: Backtrack and Backlash
August 08, 2018
Google's China Plans: Backtrack and Backlash
Is Google going to give China a censored search engine?
Google's China Plans: Backtrack and Backlash
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
August 07, 2018
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
CIDCA may professionalize Beijing’s foreign aid agenda, but it will also institutionalize a mercantilist model of development.
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
China Reshuffles Its Censorship Chiefs
August 07, 2018
China Reshuffles Its Censorship Chiefs
China announces its new internet czar, after former cyber chief Lu Wei was officially charged with bribery.
China Reshuffles Its Censorship Chiefs
CCP Wants to Enhance ‘Patriotism’ Among China's Intellectuals
August 06, 2018
CCP Wants to Enhance ‘Patriotism’ Among China's Intellectuals
Amid tensions at home and abroad, an increasing number of Chinese intellectuals are raising independent voices.
CCP Wants to Enhance ‘Patriotism’ Among China's Intellectuals
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
August 03, 2018
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
The three factors underlying China's transformation into a rising technology powerhouse.
Understanding China’s Technological Rise
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
August 03, 2018
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
Beijing is making a concerted push to foster expertise on foreign regions and countries.
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
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