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?
February 23, 2021
Can China Change the Definition of Human Rights?
By Shannon Tiezzi
In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, China’s foreign minister gave China’s preferred spin to the concept.
February 09, 2021
The US and China at the UN: Global Diplomacy
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Jeffrey Feltman.
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.