May 17, 2022
Understanding the Extent (and Limits) of Chinese Public Support for Russia
By Brian Wong
The Chinese public is overwhelmingly on Russia's side amid the invasion of Ukraine, but there is little appetite for China to play an active role.
May 14, 2022
Chinese Views of the US and Russia After the Russian Invasion of Ukraine
By Richard Q. Turcsanyi
A new survey taken after the Russian invasion of Ukraine finds that the Chinese are very negative about the U.S., very positive about Russia – and very confident about China.
May 12, 2022
A Former Chinese Ambassador’s Trenchant Comments on Ukraine War Attract Notice
By Lizzi C. Lee
Career diplomat Gao Yusheng spoke openly about how disastrous the war has been for Russia, but his comments have since been quietly deleted.
May 03, 2022
EU Hedges Its Bets by Turning to a Difficult India
By Mohamed Zeeshan
To be a viable economic alternative to China in the long run, India needs to achieve sustained growth, build an export base, and ensure social harmony and political stability.
April 16, 2022
The CCP’s Ukraine War Propaganda
By Sarah Cook
The party-state is using its extensive information control toolbox to artificially amplify its version of Russia’s invasion.
April 15, 2022
Why China Isn’t Backing Away From Alignment With Russia
By Hanns W. Maull
The question is not whether China will continue to hang on to its strategic partnership with Russia, but how it will manage it.
April 12, 2022
China’s Vision for Relations With Europe Is Slipping Out of Reach
By Brian Wong and Wang Yingliang
Beijing's ideal vision for China-EU relations urgently needs an update to grapple with recent developments – starting with the Ukraine war.
April 09, 2022
Derek Chollet on US Indo-Pacific Diplomacy and the Russia-Ukraine War
By Shannon Tiezzi
In U.S. interactions with Asian partners, “I expect Russia-Ukraine will be an issue but it won’t be the issue,” the State Department counselor told The Diplomat.
April 06, 2022
Russia’s Stalled Invasion of Ukraine: Lessons for China’s Leaders
By Zi Yang
Russia’s Ukraine invasion holds important takeaways for China about elite politics, foreign policy, and military affairs.
April 05, 2022
China’s Ukraine Response Is All About the US (Not Russia)
By Mercy A. Kuo
In the long term, China is intent on using the Ukraine conflict to erode U.S. leadership and sow division in transatlantic relations.
April 02, 2022
China’s Position on Ukraine Will Be Determined by Events on the Battlefield
By Nathaniel Sher
Beijing is reacting to events on the ground to ensure that its wartime stance does not land it on the wrong side of history.
April 01, 2022
China-EU Summit Highlights Diverging Paths
By Shannon Tiezzi
While China tried to emphasize the potential for general cooperation, EU leaders made clear that their “top priority” is to end the war in Ukraine.