June 30, 2020
Watch China’s Unconventional Levers of Power in World Affairs
By Robert Sutter
Unconventional – and often overlooked – practices form a key part of China’s international influence.
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.
March 25, 2020
China’s Mask Diplomacy
By Brian Wong
By shipping medical supplies to European countries, China is seeking to boost its image as a responsible global leader.
March 02, 2020
Friends and Enemies: China Is Grading the World’s Coronavirus Reactions
By Jo Kim
Which countries received China’s praise – or its scorn – over their COVID-19 assistance ultimately boils down to diplomatic interests more than reality.
February 13, 2020
The Coronavirus and China’s Diplomatic Slowdown
By Eleanor Albert
With Beijing turning inward to battle the new disease, progress on the foreign policy front may be delayed.
January 18, 2020
What the Year of the Rat Holds for China
By Tuan N. Pham
What should we expect from Beijing this lunar year?
December 10, 2019
Wang Peng on China-US Relations in the Xi and Trump Eras
By Shannon Tiezzi and Juan Zhang
“China-U.S. relations can’t go back to the past”.
November 01, 2019
China May Be More Assertive, But Is It Really Ready to Lead?
By Lucio Blanco Pitlo III
The time of “hiding and biding” is over, but is China ready for the burdens of global leadership?
October 28, 2019
Beijing’s Next Big Problem
By Stephen Smith
Managing asymmetry is China’s next big problem, but Beijing has ample historical experience doing so.
August 22, 2019
How Misconceptions Brought China-West Relations to the Breaking Point
By Frank N. Pieke
A perilous cycle of misunderstanding means Beijing could react to world events in panic for the first time since 1989.
June 22, 2019
Can China Broker the Resolution of the Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict?
By Vasif Huseynov
China’s expanding economic ties with the two sides of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict give Beijing important leverage to push for quick resolution.
April 27, 2019
Who Is (and Who Isn't) Attending China's 2nd Belt and Road Forum?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The list of attendees tells us a lot about how the BRI has progressed in the last two years.