February 09, 2021
China’s Ambitions Generating Global Pushback – Though Unevenly, Scholar Argues
By Abhijnan Rej
“America’s most strident decouplers are no longer in the White House, but China’s own are still hard at work,” Luke Patey warned The Diplomat.
December 07, 2020
Taiwan Touts Australian ‘Freedom Wine’ In Opposition to Chinese Tariffs
By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai Ing-wen has prioritized Taiwan-Australia ties as part of her New Southbound Policy, and there’s momentum on both sides toward a potential trade agreement.
November 24, 2020
Australia and China: It’s Complicated
By Katie Howe
Even amid the current tensions, the state of the relationship is more complex than headlines would suggest.
November 20, 2020
Continued Deterioration in Australia-China Relations Fuels Talk of Olympic Boycott
By Philip Citowicki
China's economic coercion against Australia is lending fuel to calls for a boycott of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics.
November 05, 2020
Australian Import Bans Show the Sharp Edge of China’s Economic Power
By Sebastian Strangio
The unilateral restrictions are intended to demonstrate to other nations the costs of challenging China's interests.
November 04, 2020
China-Australia Relations Continue Their Downward Spiral
By Eleanor Albert
China is ramping up economic pressure on Australia as overall ties continue to sour.
November 04, 2020
How China and the US Threaten the World Trading System
By Yukon Huang and Jeremy Smith
The world’s two biggest economies are also the biggest threats to the global trading system.
June 23, 2020
The World Is Awakening to China’s Sharp Power
By Simon Shen
China's sharp power first began to be displayed in Hong Kong. Now it is seen all over the world.
April 10, 2020
China Confronts Major Risk of Debt Crisis on the Belt and Road Due to Pandemic
By Nick Crawford and David Gordon
Debt distress along the Belt and Road will be a serious threat to China’s own financial sustainability and to the operations of Chinese companies overseas.
December 30, 2019
China Tries to Put Sweden on Ice
By Jojje Olsson
Relations between China and Sweden have taken a nosedive with threats, trade restrictions, and the indictment of an ambassador.
October 30, 2019
Did South Korea’s Three Noes Matter? Not So Much.
By Troy Stangarone
Assessing the impact of the 2017 agreement to end China’s economic coercion over THAAD.
April 12, 2019
China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
By Jason Li
Taiwan’s November elections weren’t directly about cross-strait relations, but that doesn’t mean China had no impact.