September 23, 2022
How China’s Extreme Weather Summer Is Affecting Its Security
By Genevieve Donnellon-May and Zhang Hongzhou
Climate shocks are impacting China’s energy, water, and food security ambitions.
August 31, 2022
How China’s Coal Commitment Went up in Smoke
By Bonnie Girard
The flip-flop on coal policy makes it clear that China’s climate goals take a backseat to energy security and self-sufficiency.
July 20, 2022
In China, Coal Is Winning With an ‘Energy Security’ PR Campaign
By Wu Jinghan
China’s coal industry is back in swing and using “energy security” as a synonym for coal helps it grow.
April 09, 2021
The Hidden Motive of China’s Zero Emissions Pledge: Energy Security
By Chan Kung and He Jun
China’s embrace of electric vehicles and the hydrogen economy is also about reducing its reliance on foreign energy sources.
March 04, 2019
Can China Remake Its Image in the Middle East?
By Nicholas Lyall
Amid the staples of trade and investment, energy, and the BRI, China is exploring a new paradigm of relations with the region.
February 16, 2019
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
By Nicholas Lyall
Tracing the recent history and trajectory of China’s presence in the Middle East.
August 29, 2018
China and the Middle East: Israel’s Strategic Stakes
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sam Chester.
February 28, 2017
Vietnam's Energy Exports Could Help Rebuild Ties With China
By Quoc-Thanh Nguyen
Can oil and gas diplomacy be Vietnam's strategic map to re-establish normal relations with China?
January 14, 2017
Deconstructing China’s Energy Security Strategy
By Samir Tata
"The United States should not underestimate China’s ability to achieve energy security within the next two decades."
July 23, 2016
East Asia’s State-Led Search for Energy Security
By Michael Hart
Instead of collective efforts, states are increasingly taking unilateral steps to secure access to energy.
September 08, 2015
China’s Energy Security Achilles Heel: Middle Eastern Oil
By Owen Daniels and Chris Brown
China’s reliance on Middle Eastern oil is a very real threat to the stability of the global economic order
July 17, 2014
China's Role in the Middle East
By Shannon Tiezzi
Dr. John Calabrese on what's at stake for China in Iraq and Beijing's strategy for Middle East engagement.