January 17, 2023
Interpreting China’s Diplomatic Shifts
By Brian Wong
While Beijing is jettisoning some of the most pugnacious elements in its prior diplomacy, it has not undertaken a fundamental pivot.
November 22, 2022
Xi Jinping Leads China’s Wolf Warrior Pack
By Ben Lowsen
Xi’s veiled threat to Canada’s prime minister reveals a leader dangerously out of touch.
November 18, 2022
Xi Jinping’s Many G-20 Summits
By Shannon Tiezzi
Amid the rapid clip of bilateral meetings, who Xi didn’t meet with was perhaps a better question than who he did.
November 02, 2022
The Chinese Diplomats to Watch After the 20th Party Congress
By Chihwei Yu and K. Tristan Tang
The potential nominees for China’s next foreign minister might provide some insights into the future trend of China’s foreign policy.
October 13, 2022
Laos and ‘Xiplomacy’
By Sribala Subramanian
China’s leader has leveraged a boyhood connection into a blooming strategic partnership.
September 01, 2022
2 Major Traps on China’s Path to Global Leadership
By Plamen Tonchev
There are at least two major obstacles that China will have to get over on its path to global leadership, one domestic and one outward-facing.
August 05, 2022
From Cambodia, China’s Foreign Minister Seeks Rhetorical Support on Taiwan Crisis
By Shannon Tiezzi
Wang Yi's meetings in Cambodia, on the sidelines of ASEAN summitry, are being used to drum up support for China's aggressive response to Pelosi's Taiwan visit.
July 27, 2022
China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy Is Fading
By Ray Weichieh Wang
Recent diplomatic exchanges and appointments signal China's slow shift away from more assertive diplomacy.
July 20, 2022
China Won Over Southeast Asia During the Pandemic
By Dominique Fraser and Richard Maude
The United States failed to match Beijing’s intense, coordinated diplomacy across Southeast Asia during the COVID-19 crisis.
June 30, 2022
Ambassador Xiao Qian’s Speech: A New Way Forward for Australia-China Relations?
By Corey Lee Bell
Xiao's recent speech signaled a new approach to the relationship from Beijing, but the many protesters also highlighted the lingering structural issues.
June 17, 2022
China’s Diplomatic Campaign Following Russia’s Ukraine Invasion
By Zhuoran Li
China’s diplomatic outreach is more aimed at advancing Beijing’s Indo-Pacific interests than drumming up support for Moscow.
May 14, 2022
Chinese Views of the US and Russia After the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
By Richard Q. Turcsanyi
A new survey taken after the Russian invasion of Ukraine finds that the Chinese are very negative about the U.S., very positive about Russia – and very confident about China.