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China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
May 29, 2019
China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
The “Age of Apollo” is over and the Chang-e era has dawned.
China Has a Head Start in the New Space Race
Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’
May 24, 2019
Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’
To the British, he was a “chief criminal.” To the Chinese, his legacy is more complex.
Cen Yuying: ‘The Cruel Viceroy’
China’s GMO Paradox
May 21, 2019
China’s GMO Paradox
For all its power, the Chinese government can’t get people to trust genetically modified crops.
China’s GMO Paradox
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
May 17, 2019
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
A look at Taiwan's military force posture and procurement amid advances in capability by China's PLA.
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion, Part 3: Taiwan's Countermeasures
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
May 16, 2019
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
Will Hong Kong be a “Free World outpost” or a bastion for “Red China”?
Hong Kong and the US-China New Cold War
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
May 08, 2019
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
The entire region is headed for an immense climate crisis by 2100, scientists warn.
Why the Melting of the Hindu Kush and Himalayan Glaciers Matters
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
May 03, 2019
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
As Germany shifts its China approach, Huawei is in the crosshairs.
Are the Gloves Coming Off in China-Germany Economic Relations?
Halal Tourism on the Rise in Asia, Just Not in China
April 24, 2019
Halal Tourism on the Rise in Asia, Just Not in China
As Beijing connects to the world's largest Muslim markets, its attention to halal tourism lags behind Taiwan's efforts.
Halal Tourism on the Rise in Asia, Just Not in China
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion Part 2: Missile and Naval Domains
April 19, 2019
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion Part 2: Missile and Naval Domains
What would be the role of China's missile and naval forces in an invasion of Taiwan?
Anatomy of a Taiwan Invasion Part 2: Missile and Naval Domains
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
April 10, 2019
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
History provides the blueprint for a winning deal.
How the US Can Win Its Trade War With China
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
March 19, 2019
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
Technology to the rescue: new sources of data help researchers and analysts shed more light on the Chinese economy.
In Search of ‘Real’ Data on China’s Economy
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
March 14, 2019
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
Uyghurs who have tried hard to assimilate into the majority Han Chinese culture have not been spared from detention.
Even China’s ‘Model’ Uyghurs Aren’t Safe
The Future of the Trump-Kim Summit
March 05, 2019
The Future of the Trump-Kim Summit
What ended the North Korea-U.S. summit in Hanoi and what’s next for the two countries.
The Future of the Trump-Kim Summit
Competition, Confrontation, or Collision Course? Reassessing US-China Relations
March 05, 2019
Competition, Confrontation, or Collision Course? Reassessing US-China Relations
A new report peers into the future of the world’s most consequential bilateral relationship.
Competition, Confrontation, or Collision Course? Reassessing US-China Relations
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
February 28, 2019
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
Unlike other nations, China’s space ambitions are centered on wealth creation through a space-based economy.
China’s Get-Rich Space Program
Ananth Krishnan on India-China Ties in an Era of Superpower Competition
February 26, 2019
Ananth Krishnan on India-China Ties in an Era of Superpower Competition
An Indian journalist based in China for 9 years shares his impressions of the two countries's relationship.
Ananth Krishnan on India-China Ties in an Era of Superpower Competition
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