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.
China’s Diplomacy: A Triumph of Cost-Benefit Analysis
By François Godement
Do China’s capacities match the long shadow it projects on the global community? And what are the risks that China is ready to take in its international endeavors?
How Long Can Beijing Avoid Accountability for Its Abuses in Xinjiang?
By Angeli Datt
A new report on the CCP regime’s global media influence suggests that it remains vulnerable to democratic pushback.
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.”
China’s Quest for Greater ‘Discourse Power’
By Hugo Jones
Distinct from general soft power, China’s discourse power – the ability to set and shape global narratives – is quietly on the rise.
China Unbound: How China’s Rise Impacts the World
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Joanna Chiu.
Civil Society and China’s Global Media Footprint
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Sarah Cook.
Recent Wins and Defeats for the CCP’s Global Media Influence Campaign
By Sarah Cook
Some tactics have been productive, but others are fueling a backlash.
China’s Approach to Mediating Middle Eastern Conflicts
By Poornima Balasubramanian
Beijing is taking more initiative in regional crises, but still prefers conflict management over conflict resolution.
2020 Edition: Which Countries Are For or Against China’s Xinjiang Policies?
By Catherine Putz
Another year, another set of dueling statements about Xinjiang to the U.N. This time, there are some interesting differences in who is backing China -- and who isn't.
Which Countries Support the New Hong Kong National Security Law?
By Eleanor Albert
China rallied 53 countries to back the controversial law amid strong opposition from other governments.
Watch China’s Unconventional Levers of Power in World Affairs
By Robert Sutter
Unconventional – and often overlooked – practices form a key part of China’s international influence.