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.
From a Global Summit, the Belt and Road Forum Has Become a Venue for China’s ‘Old Friends’
By Andreea Brînză
The BRF is no longer attracting new faces and expanding China’s influence, as it once did.
Anti-China Rhetoric Is Off the Charts in Western Media
By Chandran Nair
The mass hysteria reflects the biases inherent in the world’s most powerful media outlets.
South Koreans Have the World’s Most Negative Views of China. Why?
By Richard Q. Turcsanyi and Esther E. Song
The explanation goes well beyond the oft-mentioned THAAD dispute.
2 Major Traps on China’s Path to Global Leadership
By Plamen Tonchev
There are at least two major obstacles that China will have to get over on its path to global leadership, one domestic and one outward-facing.
China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy Is Fading
By Ray Weichieh Wang
Recent diplomatic exchanges and appointments signal China's slow shift away from more assertive diplomacy.
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.”
3 Challenges for Chinese Foreign Policy in 2022
By Dingding Chen
Mostly importantly, China must effectively manage deteriorating China-U.S. relations.
Will Germany Depart from the Merkel Model on China? Beijing Will Have a Say.
By Lily McElwee
In the interplay between the new chancellor and his cabinet, the greatest determinant of Germany’s future China policy will be a third actor – Xi Jinping.
Chinese People Think China Is Popular Overseas. Americans Disagree.
By Brian Wong
The widening perception gap between the Chinese and Western publics points to long-term divergence.
At 100 Years Old, China’s Communist Party Still Can’t Get Along with Its Next-Door Neighbors
By Bonnie Girard
Central Asian governments might be cozy with Beijing, but Central Asian people continue to protest China's rising influence.
Poll Shows Increasing Transatlantic Convergence on China
By Bonnie S. Glaser and Garima Mohan
Public opinion trends suggest that there is a strong foundation for transatlantic cooperation on China-related challenges.