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The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
April 17, 2018
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
April 10, 2018
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
China is developing a nuclear-capable air-launched ballistic missile, likely based off the DF-21.
Revealed: China's Nuclear-Capable Air-Launched Ballistic Missile
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
March 30, 2018
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
With all the quiet chaos beneath the surface in Moscow, Beijing seems poised to benefit.
Russia’s Unhappy Energy Marriage with China
China’s Forced Labor Problem
March 21, 2018
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Forced labor in China receives remarkably little attention despite decades as the world’s factory floor.
China’s Forced Labor Problem
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
March 20, 2018
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
The BRI is not about physical routes in Eurasia. It is a global strategy.
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
China's Credit Crunch
March 12, 2018
China's Credit Crunch
A crackdown on micro-lending, aimed at protecting consumers, is leaving China's lower class with little access to credit.
China's Credit Crunch
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
March 05, 2018
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
Pyramid schemes are big business in China – much to the government's chagrin.
Why China Keeps Falling for Pyramid Schemes
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
February 27, 2018
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
The thaw in relations is not going to last long.
China-South Korea Relations: A Delicate Détente
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
February 16, 2018
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
Struggling to reconcile stark differences, the Commission’s push to level the playing field is unlikely to make a dent.
Europe Ponders How to Curb China's High-Tech Buying Spree
China’s AI Agenda Advances
February 14, 2018
China’s AI Agenda Advances
As China throws state support behind AI development, major Chinese technology companies will remain integral players.
China’s AI Agenda Advances
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
February 14, 2018
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
China’s space program, past, present, and future.
China Aims for the Moon – and Beyond
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
February 12, 2018
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
What can we learn about China's most secretive military branch by examining the career paths of its senior officers?
Pulling Back the Curtain on China’s Rocket Force
China Is Decimating Southeast Asian Wildlife
January 24, 2018
China Is Decimating Southeast Asian Wildlife
Chinese demand for animal parts has many Southeast Asian species on the brink of extinction.
China Is Decimating Southeast Asian Wildlife
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
January 22, 2018
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
Why Shinzo Abe visited Serbia on his recent tour of Eastern Europe.
Japan, China, and the Western Balkans
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
January 09, 2018
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
With Mugabe gone, China will face a new set of challenges in Zimbabwe.
What Does Zimbabwe’s Leadership Change Mean to China?
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
January 04, 2018
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
The integration of China’s Belt and Road and Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union will have major implications.
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
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