January 07, 2022
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.
January 04, 2022
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.”
October 01, 2021
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.
April 13, 2021
China’s Digital Silk Road and the Global Digital Order
By Richard Ghiasy and Rajeshwari Krishnamurthy
China’s Digital Silk Road is an ambitious vision to catalyze global digitalization. What will it mean for digital governance?
September 10, 2020
China’s Bid to Write the Global Rules on Data Security
By Shannon Tiezzi
The new “Global Initiative on Data Security” is an attempt to wrest control of the data security narrative away from the U.S.
June 25, 2020
China’s Approach to Global Governance
By Yanzhong Huang and Joshua Kurlantzick
China’s strategy brings some positives for the world, but poses the dangerous risk of a global governance divide.
March 16, 2020
How China Is Expanding Beyond Western Institutions
By Eva Seiwert
Even as the coronavirus unsettles the world, China’s bid to reshape international relations beyond Western formats is quietly gathering steam.
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?
November 23, 2018
Will China Return to Isolationism?
By Cui Lei
China is at a turning point between returning to 1960s-era seclusion and keeping an open door.
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.
August 24, 2018
China Wants More Chinese to Work in International Organizations
By Wei Liu
China is revamping its human resource deployment to organizations like the UN.
April 13, 2018
What Might a Chinese World Order Look Like?
By Xue Li and Cheng Zhangxi
Using the ancient concept of Li to understand a Chinese order.