Menu
Account
Why the Civil Nuclear Trap Is Part and Parcel of the Belt and Road Strategy
July 05, 2018
Why the Civil Nuclear Trap Is Part and Parcel of the Belt and Road Strategy
Civil nuclear energy presents grave pitfalls in terms of cost, innovation and security that BRI countries cannot and should not afford.
Why the Civil Nuclear Trap Is Part and Parcel of the Belt and Road Strategy
China’s Artificial Intelligence Revolution: a Sputnik Moment for the West?
July 03, 2018
China’s Artificial Intelligence Revolution: a Sputnik Moment for the West?
If Western countries wish to compete with China in artificial intelligence, they will need to strengthen their ambition.
China’s Artificial Intelligence Revolution: a Sputnik Moment for the West?
What’s Next for China’s 16+1 Platform in Central and Eastern Europe?
July 03, 2018
What’s Next for China’s 16+1 Platform in Central and Eastern Europe?
The debate over development of the 16+1 platform continues.
What’s Next for China’s 16+1 Platform in Central and Eastern Europe?
Shanghai Torn Apart After 2 Schoolboys Killed in Random Knife Attack
July 02, 2018
Shanghai Torn Apart After 2 Schoolboys Killed in Random Knife Attack
To “take revenge on society,” a man attacked children with knife outside an elite elementary school in Shanghai.
Shanghai Torn Apart After 2 Schoolboys Killed in Random Knife Attack
How China Can Make the Most of Its Solar Energy Boom
June 30, 2018
How China Can Make the Most of Its Solar Energy Boom
China's solar industry has made great strides, but national priorities continue to be undermined by local realities.
How China Can Make the Most of Its Solar Energy Boom
China’s Nuclear Energy Gambit
June 29, 2018
China’s Nuclear Energy Gambit
Nuclear power has emerged as an option for Beijing as it continues its struggle to transition to a cleaner, low-carbon future.
China’s Nuclear Energy Gambit
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
June 29, 2018
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
The U.S. secretary of defense brings a dose of “reality” to the U.S.-China military relationship.
Mattis' Visit to China: Agree to Disagree?
What Does China’s Fifth Research Station Mean for Antarctic Governance?
June 28, 2018
What Does China’s Fifth Research Station Mean for Antarctic Governance?
The new research station might be a precursor to a more formal Antarctic policy.
What Does China’s Fifth Research Station Mean for Antarctic Governance?
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
June 27, 2018
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
A new study from AidData attempts to quantify China's public diplomacy efforts in East Asia.
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
Anbang Fully Under State Ownership (at Least for Now)
June 26, 2018
Anbang Fully Under State Ownership (at Least for Now)
The ties between Anbang and its founder Wu Xiaohui have been completely cut off.
Anbang Fully Under State Ownership (at Least for Now)
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
June 26, 2018
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
U.S. Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis arrived in Beijing today.
A Fellow Named Chaos Goes To China
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
June 25, 2018
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
Xi Jinping Thought has been established as the fundamental guideline for China’s foreign policy.
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
June 23, 2018
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
A view from Beijing on Korean unification.
Would Korean Reunification Threaten China?
The Changing Face of Beijing
June 23, 2018
The Changing Face of Beijing
Hubs of commerce and community life undergo a controversial makeover.
The Changing Face of Beijing
Can the Belt and Road Initiative Offer New Hope for China’s Rust Belt?
June 22, 2018
Can the Belt and Road Initiative Offer New Hope for China’s Rust Belt?
China's northeast has problems that can't be solved simply by building new infrastructure.
Can the Belt and Road Initiative Offer New Hope for China’s Rust Belt?
Beijing: ‘China and Vatican Have Been in Effective Contacts’
June 22, 2018
Beijing: ‘China and Vatican Have Been in Effective Contacts’
Pope Francis expresses high optimism for improving bilateral ties in an interview.
Beijing: ‘China and Vatican Have Been in Effective Contacts’
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief