Multilateralism and China’s Hedging Strategy
By Kaize ZHU
Nations – including China – hedge to secure their interests in an increasingly multipolar world.
Making China-US Ties More Resilient
By Jin Kai
Rather than wait and see what “life after Xi” looks like, it is more urgent, practical, and constructive to make Washington’s relationship with Beijing resilient (once again).
Global Competition for AI Regulation, or a Framework for AI Diplomacy?
By Charles Mok
As the U.S., EU and China are taking divergent leads in new AI regulations, a new framework for AI diplomacy is emerging, all under the shadow of strategic technological competition.
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.
How to Defend the Global Human Rights System From Authoritarian Assault
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Rana Siu Inboden.
The Latest China-Africa Leaders Dialogue: What Has Changed?
By Ovigwe Eguegu and Hannah Ryder
A brief meeting on the sidelines of the BRICS summit was the first chance for many African leaders to speak with Xi Jinping since the pandemic began.
BRICS Is Getting 6 New Members
By Gerald Imray and Mogomotsi Magome
China has been keen to expand BRICS as a direct counter to the U.S.-led G-7, but other members were more hesitant.
China’s Humanitarian Efforts Fail to Measure up in the Middle East
By Jesse Marks
For all the focus on Beijing’s diplomatic prowess in the region, there is one area where it falls woefully short: humanitarian aid.
Wang’s G20 Meetings Highlight China’s Ukraine Messaging
By Shannon Tiezzi
China remains committed to reshaping the global order with Russia, and Beijing knows developing countries are the key to that effort.
Fuzzy Logic: China’s Second Order Foreign Policy
By Joseph Cash
China’s foreign policy specialists are struggling to satisfactorily explain China’s rise or how it is likely to behave as a prominent global leader.
Elizabeth Economy on ‘The World According to China’
By Shannon Tiezzi
“China’s ability to influence the behavior of international actors is often less than we believe.”
Beijing and the UN, 50 Years On
By Rosemary Foot
Since taking over the China seat in the United Nations, Beijing’s approach to the global body has encompassed both ambivalence and ambition.