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China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
August 09, 2018
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
China’s foreign affairs expenditures, while still far below those of the US or Germany, are growing with unprecedented speed.
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending 
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
August 07, 2018
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
CIDCA may professionalize Beijing’s foreign aid agenda, but it will also institutionalize a mercantilist model of development.
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
August 03, 2018
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
Beijing is making a concerted push to foster expertise on foreign regions and countries.
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
In Xi’s China, the Center Takes Control of Foreign Affairs
August 01, 2018
In Xi’s China, the Center Takes Control of Foreign Affairs
Exploring China's new Central Foreign Affairs Commission.
In Xi’s China, the Center Takes Control of Foreign Affairs
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
August 01, 2018
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
How has Xi Jinping remade China's foreign policy apparatus?
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
June 27, 2018
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
A new study from AidData attempts to quantify China's public diplomacy efforts in East Asia.
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
June 25, 2018
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
Xi Jinping Thought has been established as the fundamental guideline for China’s foreign policy.
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
May 09, 2018
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
Insights from Shaun Rein.
China’s New World Order: Partners and Profit
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
March 20, 2018
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
The BRI is not about physical routes in Eurasia. It is a global strategy.
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
China Upgrades Diplomacy While the US Pulls Back
March 20, 2018
China Upgrades Diplomacy While the US Pulls Back
Beijing is working to realize Xi Jinping’s vision of turning China into a global power by 2049.
China Upgrades Diplomacy While the US Pulls Back
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
March 08, 2018
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
China's foreign minister says the conclusion that China will replace the U.S. is “fundamentally wrong.”
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
February 27, 2018
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
History has proven that title to be all-but-meaningless. So why is it so important for Xi Jinping to keep it?
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
Why Is Yang Jiechi Visiting the US Now?
February 10, 2018
Why Is Yang Jiechi Visiting the US Now?
Yang, who was recently elevated to the Politburo, is famous for his experience in managing U.S.-China relations.
Why Is Yang Jiechi Visiting the US Now?
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
January 11, 2018
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
More and more, scholars in China see India replacing Japan as the second biggest threat to Beijing, following the U.S.
China Is Starting to See India as a Major Threat
2018: China Vows to Be the Keeper of International Order
January 02, 2018
2018: China Vows to Be the Keeper of International Order
Chinese President Xi Jinping makes a resolution on international affairs during his New Year's speech.
2018: China Vows to Be the Keeper of International Order
Shaun Rein on the 'War for China's Wallet'
December 13, 2017
Shaun Rein on the 'War for China's Wallet'
Shaun Rein on the 'War for China's Wallet'
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