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How China Wins Friends and Influences People
June 27, 2018
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
A new study from AidData attempts to quantify China's public diplomacy efforts in East Asia.
How China Wins Friends and Influences People
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
May 23, 2018
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
A former U.S. Pacific Fleet Naval Intelligence chief testifies to Congress on China's maritime ambitions.
Time to Counter China and Rebuild the US Navy? 
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
April 17, 2018
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's struggles with multiculturalism and race issues will hinder its soft power overseas.
The Stumbling Block to China's Soft Power
China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know
March 14, 2018
China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know
A brief rundown of the changes and what they reveal about Beijing's priorities and ambitions.
China's Massive Government Overhaul: What You Need to Know
Can Soft Power Help Repair China-India Ties?
February 10, 2018
Can Soft Power Help Repair China-India Ties?
Bollywood and student exchanges can help change the negative narrative in China-India relations.
Can Soft Power Help Repair China-India Ties?
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?
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