December 12, 2019
China Is Taking Patents Seriously. The World Should Take Notice.
By Bonnie Girard
China has spent 35 years quietly building a patent system that BRI is now helping to extend.
November 16, 2019
How Chinese Norms Are Going Global
By Reza Hasmath and Jennifer Y.J. Hsu
From human rights to good governance, Chinese norms are spreading. How should Western governments react?
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?
January 30, 2019
Chinese Influence, American Interests
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Larry Diamond.
December 15, 2018
The Globalization of China’s Media Controls: Key Trends From 2018
By Sarah Cook
Five key trends in the Chinese Communist Party’s global media campaign.
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.
April 02, 2018
When America Stands up to China
By Xie Tao
Trump is acting in line with a growing consensus in Washington: it's time to get tough on China.
March 20, 2018
Redefining the Belt and Road Initiative
By Andreea Brînză
The BRI is not about physical routes in Eurasia. It is a global strategy.
March 12, 2018
China’s Quest: To Be a Status Super Power
By Kerry Brown
China wants the respect and the space accorded to a superpower, but it doesn’t want the responsibilities.
March 08, 2018
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
By Charlotte Gao
China's foreign minister says the conclusion that China will replace the U.S. is “fundamentally wrong.”
February 23, 2018
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
By David Bandurski
“If we want to know how China proposes governing the world, we need only look at how it governs itself.”
February 21, 2018
China's Soft Diplomacy at the Munich Security Conference
By Charlotte Gao
Against the rising tide of “China threat” rhetoric, senior diplomat Fu Ying tries a soft tone.