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China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
February 16, 2019
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
Tracing the recent history and trajectory of China’s presence in the Middle East.
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030
February 15, 2019
Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030
Making predictions for the Chinese Navy a decade in advance is difficult given the PLA’s overall opacity.
Predicting the Chinese Navy of 2030
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
February 12, 2019
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
Anger at home has finally forced Ankara to break with its enthusiastic embrace of Beijing.
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
How China Came to Dominate South Sudan’s Oil
February 11, 2019
How China Came to Dominate South Sudan’s Oil
China’s appetite for risk-taking cemented its presence in the conflict-torn young country.
How China Came to Dominate South Sudan’s Oil
Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic
February 06, 2019
Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic
Both cases point to a deeper problem with China’s Central and Eastern Europe strategy.
Behind the Huawei Backlash in Poland and the Czech Republic
A Holiday in Xinjiang
February 04, 2019
A Holiday in Xinjiang
What it’s like being a tourist inside a police state.
A Holiday in Xinjiang
China’s Dour Economic Data
February 01, 2019
China’s Dour Economic Data
China’s economy is in for a rough patch. The response from its leaders will have profound consequences.
China’s Dour Economic Data
US-China: A New Consensus for Strategic Competition in Washington
January 30, 2019
US-China: A New Consensus for Strategic Competition in Washington
There have been tensions in the past, but this time is different.
US-China: A New Consensus for Strategic Competition in Washington
China’s Busy Year in the Arctic
January 30, 2019
China’s Busy Year in the Arctic
Having officially laid out its Arctic policy last year, 2018 was an eventful year for China in the far North.
China’s Busy Year in the Arctic
Pondering China's Future Nuclear Submarine Production
January 23, 2019
Pondering China's Future Nuclear Submarine Production
What will Chinese nuclear submarine production look like in the future?
Pondering China's Future Nuclear Submarine Production
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
January 16, 2019
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
In Burkina Faso, peer pressure – not just checkbook diplomacy – helped motivate the switch from Taiwan.
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
What China’s Antarctic Behavior Tells Us About the Future of Space
January 11, 2019
What China’s Antarctic Behavior Tells Us About the Future of Space
Those that desire a peaceful future in space should keep an eye on developments in the Antarctic.
What China’s Antarctic Behavior Tells Us About the Future of Space
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
January 01, 2019
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
China is playing an increasingly active role in Serbia, part of its expansion in Central and Eastern Europe.
Serbia: China’s Open Door to the Balkans
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
December 20, 2018
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
Chinese information warfare is often assumed to be externally focused, but it is being used domestically as well.
China's Information War Against the Uyghurs
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
December 18, 2018
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
A culture of inflated praise rapidly becomes corrosive, as China knows only too well from its own history.
China’s Crisis of Overconfidence
The Impact of Chinese Espionage on the United States
December 04, 2018
The Impact of Chinese Espionage on the United States
What is the cumulative impact of China’s espionage activities for the United States' economy, security, and politics?
The Impact of Chinese Espionage on the United States
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