October 23, 2020
Did China Join COVAX to Counter or Promote Vaccine Nationalism?
By Hemant Adlakha
China has finally announced its membership in the WHO’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution alliance. What took so long?
September 25, 2020
Peacekeeping With Chinese Characteristics
By Jayshree Borah
China just issued its first white paper on U.N. Peacekeeping Operations. What does it tell us about the Chinese approach to peacekeeping and peace-building?
September 08, 2020
A China-Centered Order Is Not Inevitable
By Valérie Niquet and Walter Lohman
The pandemic has revealed is that the shift of global leadership toward a China-centered Asia is neither inevitable nor desired.
July 24, 2020
Offshore Balancing: A Grand Strategy for the China Dream
By Andrew Latham
Xi Jinping seems to have settled on a grand strategy for a risen China.
July 06, 2020
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.
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.
May 29, 2020
Can China Lead the Post-COVID World Toward Sustainability?
By John Pabon
The pandemic is an opportunity to drastically rethink development. China is best positioned to take up the challenge.
April 14, 2020
How the West Failed the Rest in the COVID-19 Pandemic
By Xie Tao
There is renewed discussion in some corners of the world about the decline of the West. Does that mean China is poised to lead?
April 09, 2020
How China Is Remaking the UN In Its Own Image
By Tung Cheng-Chia and Alan H. Yang
China’s attempts to make the UN a tool for achieving its hegemonic ambition could end up destroying the body from within.
April 02, 2020
‘Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy’ Fails to Impress – or Reassure
By Denny Roy
Though the credo is mainly a PR exercise to massage China’s image, it leaves plenty of cause for global concern.
April 02, 2020
Some Say China’s Belt and Road Helped Create This Pandemic. Can It Prevent the Next One?
By Andreea Brînză
As COVID-19 spreads around the world, China has begun talking about a “Health Silk Road.” But one already exists – at least, on paper.
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.