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The Future of China's Amphibious Assault Fleet
July 17, 2019
The Future of China's Amphibious Assault Fleet
What we know about the 075 Landing Helicopter Dock and other expected additions to the PLAN amphibious assault fleet.
The Future of China's Amphibious Assault Fleet
China's Tech Sector Is in Trouble
July 17, 2019
China's Tech Sector Is in Trouble
Chinese tech workers are stuck in the cold as relations with the US freeze.
China's Tech Sector Is in Trouble
How WeChat Conquered Tibet
July 16, 2019
How WeChat Conquered Tibet
Tibetans know the surveillance risks, but many choose to give up privacy for convenience.
How WeChat Conquered Tibet
Danny Russel on Improving China’s Belt and Road and Japan-South Korea Tensions
July 16, 2019
Danny Russel on Improving China’s Belt and Road and Japan-South Korea Tensions
U.S. President Barack Obama’s former top Asia diplomat discusses the Belt and Road and Japan-South Korea tensions.
Danny Russel on Improving China’s Belt and Road and Japan-South Korea Tensions
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
July 11, 2019
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
The riots of July 2009 caused a major rethink of China's “colonial project” in Xinjiang.
Urumqi 2009 and the Road to Xinjiang Re-education Centers
Understanding the US-China Trade Disconnect
July 10, 2019
Understanding the US-China Trade Disconnect
Without evidence that its basic economic system will fail, talks will not force China to change its development path.
Understanding the US-China Trade Disconnect
Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
July 05, 2019
Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
Many of Hong Kong's migrant workers have expressed solidarity with the protests. Why?
Why Are Migrant Workers Joining the Hong Kong Protests?
China's New Data Protection Scheme
July 02, 2019
China's New Data Protection Scheme
China has released a draft regulation fleshing out its cybersecurity law.
China's New Data Protection Scheme
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
June 26, 2019
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
How a Hong Konger’s death put Taiwan in a difficult spot amid the storm over Hong Kong’s extradition bill.
Hong Kong’s Extradition Bill and Taiwan’s Sovereignty Dilemma
North Korea’s Missing Dead
June 26, 2019
North Korea’s Missing Dead
In North Korea, the remains of the executed are not returned to families, leaving no chance for post-death rituals.
North Korea’s Missing Dead
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
June 25, 2019
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
The People’s Liberation Army Navy and the Korean People’s Navy continue an old relationship.
Red Tide: China-North Korea Naval Cooperation
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
June 21, 2019
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
The origins and development of mass protests against the extradition bill.
Hong Kong Protests: How Did We Get Here?
Mongolia: Bridge or Buffer in Northeast Asia?
June 19, 2019
Mongolia: Bridge or Buffer in Northeast Asia?
Reflections from the 6th Ulaanbaatar Dialogue and beyond.
Mongolia: Bridge or Buffer in Northeast Asia?
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
June 18, 2019
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
What is the future trajectory of the Chinese People's Liberation Army Navy carrier program?
A Mid-2019 Guide to Chinese Aircraft Carriers
Tiananmen 1989: Lessons for Today
June 03, 2019
Tiananmen 1989: Lessons for Today
Tiananmen veterans look back on the movement’s relevance in 21st century China.
Tiananmen 1989: Lessons for Today
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
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