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China’s Second Century of Humiliation
June 25, 2018
China’s Second Century of Humiliation
The conduct of Xi Jinping and the CCP will ultimately bring China a new century of shame.
China’s Second Century of Humiliation
Will China Replace the US Global Role?
April 28, 2018
Will China Replace the US Global Role?
China has neither the will nor the capacity to replace the United States as world leader.
Will China Replace the US Global Role?
China's Flawed Model for Peace
April 03, 2018
China's Flawed Model for Peace
Xi promised to provide “Chinese solutions” to world problems, but its strategy for managing conflict has serious flaws.
China's Flawed Model for Peace
When America Stands up to China
April 02, 2018
When America Stands up to China
Trump is acting in line with a growing consensus in Washington: it's time to get tough on China.
When America Stands up to China
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
March 08, 2018
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
China's foreign minister says the conclusion that China will replace the U.S. is “fundamentally wrong.”
Despite Its Global Expansion, China Stresses No Intention to Displace US
What China's Davos Coverage Reveals About Its Global Ambitions
January 30, 2018
What China's Davos Coverage Reveals About Its Global Ambitions
China sees itself winning the battle for global influence.
What China's Davos Coverage Reveals About Its Global Ambitions
China in 2018: What to Expect
January 11, 2018
China in 2018: What to Expect
Forecasting Beijing’s goals and actions in the next year.
China in 2018: What to Expect
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
January 04, 2018
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
The integration of China’s Belt and Road and Russia’s Eurasian Economic Union will have major implications.
The Geopolitics of the Beijing-Moscow Consensus
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
December 16, 2017
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
Xi Jinping's political dominance owes a great deal to factors completely beyond his control.
Xi Jinping in 2017: The World's Luckiest Man
Why China Should Take the Lead on Climate Change
December 14, 2017
Why China Should Take the Lead on Climate Change
China's leaders are reluctant to commit to a leadership role. Here's why they should dive in.
Why China Should Take the Lead on Climate Change
The CCP Plants the China Dream Abroad
December 09, 2017
The CCP Plants the China Dream Abroad
“The CCP’s arms of influence are targeting foreign societies in ways that have seldom been fully considered.”
The CCP Plants the China Dream Abroad
Yan Xuetong on How Germany and China Should Rethink the Global Order
December 06, 2017
Yan Xuetong on How Germany and China Should Rethink the Global Order
“The current norms are no longer suitable.”
Yan Xuetong on How Germany and China Should Rethink the Global Order
Get Ready for an Even More Assertive China
November 01, 2017
Get Ready for an Even More Assertive China
China will become a more proactive international player under Xi’s leadership. 
Get Ready for an Even More Assertive China
<i>American Tianxia</i>: What If This Isn't the Chinese Century?
July 26, 2017
American Tianxia: What If This Isn't the Chinese Century?
Salvatore Babones’s book challenges the narrative of U.S. decline and Chinese global dominance.
American Tianxia: What If This Isn't the Chinese Century?
5 Challenges in China’s Campaign for International Influence
June 26, 2017
5 Challenges in China’s Campaign for International Influence
As China seeks to shape global narratives, it will face a number of difficulties.
5 Challenges in China’s Campaign for International Influence
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
May 16, 2017
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
Beijing and New Delhi have embraced globalization while Washington seems to be pulling back from it.
Will China and India Lead The Next Wave of Globalization?
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