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The Real Source of China's Soft Power
November 18, 2017
The Real Source of China's Soft Power
Chinese soft power is not measured by blockbuster films, but by the appeal of its development model.
The Real Source of China's Soft Power
China’s Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a ‘New Era’
November 04, 2017
China’s Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a ‘New Era’
China stresses party dominance, innovative propaganda, cultural influence, and globalization of its governance model.
China’s Party Congress Hints at Media Strategy for a ‘New Era’
China’s Panda Diplomacy
November 02, 2017
China’s Panda Diplomacy
Like Confucius Institutes, pandas are one of China’s most potent tools in foreign relations.
China’s Panda Diplomacy
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
China Plays Up ASEAN Confucius Institute Presence With Laos Project
October 06, 2017
China Plays Up ASEAN Confucius Institute Presence With Laos Project
A new project spotlights Beijing’s use of these institutions within broader ASEAN-China ties.
China Plays Up ASEAN Confucius Institute Presence With Laos Project
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
July 31, 2017
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
China must make a concerted effort to equip Chinese citizens with the necessary sociocultural tools to build respectful and long-term people-to-people relations.
This Is the Achilles’ Heel of China’s Soft Power Projection Towards Developing Countries
Will the Doklam Standoff Lead to a Second India-China War?
July 18, 2017
Will the Doklam Standoff Lead to a Second India-China War?
Both India and China have every incentive not to go to war.
Will the Doklam Standoff Lead to a Second India-China War?
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
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
May 31, 2017
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
"China paradoxically presents both threats and opportunities to Southeast Asia."
China’s Southeast Asia Gambit
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
May 23, 2017
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
Chinese classes are on the rise, but still not a priority for Tajik students.
Tajikistan Takes Up Chinese
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
May 05, 2017
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
China aims to establish think tanks with Chinese characteristics and enhance national soft power.
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
April 04, 2017
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
USILK, which provides Arabic-language Chinese programming, is just the latest move in China's media expansion.
China’s Media Foothold Expands to the Gulf
China’s ‘Great Wall’: Conquering the World With Cinema
March 13, 2017
China’s ‘Great Wall’: Conquering the World With Cinema
Despite being deeply rooted in Chinese culture, the film engages the Western viewer with a clear message.
China’s ‘Great Wall’: Conquering the World With Cinema
The Obstacles to China's Bid for Soft Power
January 28, 2017
The Obstacles to China's Bid for Soft Power
China’s president wants to be seen as leading the defense of globalization, but this will be easier said than done.
The Obstacles to China's Bid for Soft Power
US-China Relations: Public Diplomacy and Soft Power
December 05, 2016
US-China Relations: Public Diplomacy and Soft Power
Insights from Ambassador Julia Chang Bloch.
US-China Relations: Public Diplomacy and Soft Power
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
August 08, 2016
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
Even seasoned China hands have often overlooked one of the most authoritative channels of CPC influence and power.
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
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