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Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
August 20, 2018
Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
Parsing China's current -- and future -- involvement in the Syrian conflict.
Is China Increasing Its Military Presence in Syria?
Little Brothers Together: Turkey Turns to China
August 18, 2018
Little Brothers Together: Turkey Turns to China
Erodgan's pursuit of China amid worsening ties with the West could have negative consequences for Turkey.
Little Brothers Together: Turkey Turns to China
China’s ‘New Type of Party System’: A ‘Multiparty’ System for Foreign Consumption?
August 17, 2018
China’s ‘New Type of Party System’: A ‘Multiparty’ System for Foreign Consumption?
The CCP rebrands China’s political party system for external propaganda.
China’s ‘New Type of Party System’: A ‘Multiparty’ System for Foreign Consumption?
To Encourage More Births, Chinese Specialists Propose Birth Fund, Childless Tax
August 17, 2018
To Encourage More Births, Chinese Specialists Propose Birth Fund, Childless Tax
The proposals triggered a large wave of criticism and sarcasm online.
To Encourage More Births, Chinese Specialists Propose Birth Fund, Childless Tax
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
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