January 16, 2021
China’s Vaccine Diplomacy in the Middle East
By Austin Bodetti
Gulf states like Bahrain and the UAE are using a Chinese-made COVID-19 vaccine, highlighting a new type of cooperation with China.
January 07, 2021
China’s Ambitious COVID-19 Vaccine Targets
By Eleanor Albert
With its first homegrown vaccine approved for general use, China aims to vaccinate 50 million people by the Lunar New Year in February.
January 06, 2021
China’s Africa Diplomacy Starts 2021 on a High Note
By Shannon Tiezzi
Foreign Minister Wang Yi is making his traditional first trip to Africa, kicking off an important year for China-Africa cooperation.
December 01, 2020
China Continues Its COVID-19 Diplomacy in the Pacific
By Shannon Tiezzi
China held a second “special meeting on COVID-19” with Pacific Island countries.
November 02, 2020
China’s Multifaceted COVID-19 Diplomacy Across Africa
By R. Maxwell Bone & Ferdinando Cinotto
China's COVID-19 aid to African states comes from a diverse array of actors, with equally diverse motives.
June 09, 2020
China’s Disinformation Campaign in Italy
By Valbona Zeneli and Federica Santoro
China’s increased influence has come along with new efforts to prompt Beijing’s preferred narrative -- on COVID-19 and otherwise.
May 19, 2020
Decoding Xi Jinping’s Speech at the World Health Assembly
By Valérie Niquet
China is on the defensive amid a global backlash, trying to move the narrative toward Xi’s “shared future for mankind.”
May 08, 2020
China’s Daunting Post-COVID Challenges
By Bao Huaying
Blamed as the cause of the pandemic, China now has to confront severe political, diplomatic, and economic challenges.
April 08, 2020
Taiwan’s Success Is the Bane of Beijing’s Global Coronavirus Propaganda
By Jo Kim
Much to Beijing’s chagrin, praise of Taiwan’s success has provided the democracy with much-needed global exposure.
April 03, 2020
China Is Not Replacing the West in Serbia
By Jelena Milic
Serbia is not seeking to replace the West as its principal partner, and no amount of Chinese coronavirus aid is going to change that.