April 30, 2021
China’s Paper Tiger Surveillance State
By Isabel Ivanescu and Robert Carlson
The CCP's pervasive surveillance apparatus is a sign not of strength, but of fragility.
February 05, 2021
A Global Campaign of Repression, Made in China
By Nate Schenkkan and Sarah Cook
The Chinese government is the world’s leading perpetrator of attacks on dissidents abroad.
January 12, 2021
Grand Gambits: On Empire and Geopolitics in the Asia-Pacific
By Abhijnan Rej
A new book delves into imperial legacies – and how they continue to shape the modern world.
November 06, 2020
China and the World: Can China Lead?
By Jongsoo Lee
An interview with William Kirby on China's ambitions, soft power, and education.
September 30, 2020
Are Private Chinese Companies Really Private?
By Stephen Olson
Beijing has been very transparent about its intentions and ambitions when it comes to “private” sector businesses.
August 25, 2020
Why Is America Dusting off Its Anti-Communist Playbook?
By Jin Kai
Why, at this particular moment, is Washington so persistently intent on fighting China, especially the so-called “evil” communist regime?
May 13, 2020
Friends and Enemies: Making Sense of the CCP’s Overseas Political Interference
By Ankit Panda
What are the ways in which the Chinese Communist Party seeks to protect its interests outside China’s borders?
April 29, 2020
To Hold China Accountable for Delayed COVID-19 Action, Target the ‘Great Firewall’
By Michael Sobolik
Washington must address the root causes of China’s propensity to obscure the origins of the new coronavirus
April 24, 2020
Why China’s Propaganda Efforts So Often Backfire
By Jo Kim
An obsession with finding enemies and uniting the front makes it difficult to “tell China’s story well.”
April 16, 2020
China Didn’t Warn Public of Likely Pandemic for 6 Key Days
By Associated Press
Internal Chinese government documents show a delay in Beijing’s official reaction.
March 26, 2020
Can China’s COVID-19 Statistics Be Trusted?
By Scott N. Romaniuk and Tobias Burgers
From GDP figures to coronavirus counts, China’s government has a long history of manipulating data for political gain.
March 04, 2020
Is COVID-19 China’s ‘Chernobyl Moment’?
By Liubomir K. Topaloff
There are plenty of differences between Gorbachev’s Soviet Union and Xi’s China. But there are enough similarities that Xi should be worried.