October 17, 2018
Will the West’s Imperialist Past Be China’s Future?
By Jin Kai
It's unfair to evaluate China's past -- and it's future -- through a lens dominated by European thinking.
October 03, 2018
The World According to China
By Bradley A. Thayer and John M. Friend
Understanding the world China seeks to create by 2049, when the PRC turns 100.
September 08, 2018
China Debates the Belt and Road
By Hannah Feldshuh
What do Chinese analysts say about China’s biggest foreign policy initiative?
August 22, 2018
How China Is Polarized by America
By Xie Tao
Chinese elites are sharply divided in their thinking on the trade war — and China-U.S. relations in general.
August 15, 2018
Chinese Experts Challenge Western Generalists in Diplomacy
By Sabine Mokry
Despite potential quality problems, China’s diplomatic corps has a key advantage: a strong focus on regional experience.
August 09, 2018
China Races to Catch Up on Foreign Affairs Spending
By Markus Herrmann and Sabine Mokry
China’s foreign affairs expenditures, while still far below those of the US or Germany, are growing with unprecedented speed.
August 07, 2018
Foreign Aid With Chinese Characteristics
By Jacob Mardell
CIDCA may professionalize Beijing’s foreign aid agenda, but it will also institutionalize a mercantilist model of development.
August 03, 2018
In Pursuit of Global Know-how: China’s New Area Studies Policy
By Margaret Myers and Ricardo Barrios
Beijing is making a concerted push to foster expertise on foreign regions and countries.
August 01, 2018
In Xi’s China, the Center Takes Control of Foreign Affairs
By Helena Legarda
Exploring China's new Central Foreign Affairs Commission.
August 01, 2018
China’s New Foreign Policy Setup
By Thomas Eder
How has Xi Jinping remade China's foreign policy apparatus?
June 27, 2018
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
By Shannon Tiezzi
A new study from AidData attempts to quantify China's public diplomacy efforts in East Asia.
June 25, 2018
Amid Tensions With US, China Holds An Unusually High-Level Meeting on Diplomacy
By Charlotte Gao
Xi Jinping Thought has been established as the fundamental guideline for China’s foreign policy.