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China foreign policy

China Should Be Wary of the Trap of History

China Should Be Wary of the Trap of History

By Nicholas Ross Smith and Tracey Fallon
China has long leaned into historical narratives in policymaking. Now Chinese officials are increasingly resorting to emphasizing the negative histories of their adversaries.

Multilateralism and China’s Hedging Strategy 

Multilateralism and China’s Hedging Strategy 

By Kaize ZHU
Nations – including China – hedge to secure their interests in an increasingly multipolar world.
China’s Quiet Move Toward Moderation

China’s Quiet Move Toward Moderation

By Robert Sutter
Rhetorically, China is standing firm as the U.S. leads a hardening of policy toward Beijing. But its actions reveal a new willingness to compromise.

China’s Preference for Hard Power Is Creating Major Headaches for Beijing

China’s Preference for Hard Power Is Creating Major Headaches for Beijing

By Guy C. Charlton and Xiang Gao
Taiwan’s election result points to a broader trend: China is failing to use soft power effectively, and paying the reputational price.

Where Does China Stand On the Esequibo Question?

Where Does China Stand On the Esequibo Question?

By Joseph Bouchard
Given its good relations with both Venezuela and Guyana, Beijing has sought to avoid angering either.

The Belt and Road Initiative’s Impact Depends on the Recipient Country 

The Belt and Road Initiative’s Impact Depends on the Recipient Country 

By Tola Amusan
The nature of domestic institutions in China’s partners determines whether the BRI actually advances socioeconomic development or simply enriches elites.

China’s Statecraft and Global Leadership

China’s Statecraft and Global Leadership

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Chin-Hao Huang.
Comparing China’s Engagement in Africa and Latin America

Comparing China’s Engagement in Africa and Latin America

By R. Evan Ellis
There are substantial commonalities in Beijing’s engagement between the two regions, but also differences that provide insights into how China-based entities make, and adapt, policies.

There Is No Consensus on American Decline in Beijing 

There Is No Consensus on American Decline in Beijing 

By Daniel Fu and Arran Hope
It is inaccurate – and dangerous – to assume that Chinese policy elites broadly perceive the U.S. to be in perpetual decline.

Can China Really Build a New World Order?

Can China Really Build a New World Order?

By Nicholas Bequelin
If Beijing’s current foreign policy is anything to go by, the most likely outcome of its push to remake global governance is disorder, not a new Chinese world order.

The Rise and Fall of China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy

The Rise and Fall of China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy

By Duan Xiaolin and Liu Yitong
China’s shift toward coercive diplomacy has domestic sources that are important to consider, even as the government signals a new approach.
How China’s Belt and Road Took Over the World

How China’s Belt and Road Took Over the World

By Shannon Tiezzi
Mapping the BRI's growth over its first 10 years – and its transformation from a Eurasian transit corridor to an initiative with global scope.

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