February 17, 2022
Why China Will Not Support a Russian Invasion of Ukraine
By Mu Chunshan
The reputational cost – both on the international stage and with the Chinese people – would be great if Beijing threw its support behind Russian aggression.
March 13, 2021
What Do Chinese People Think of Developed Countries? 2021 Edition
By Adam Y. Liu, Xiaojun Li, and Songying Fang
A new survey shows small but important changes after the 2020 U.S. presidential election.
May 22, 2019
The Cold Reality of Tiananmen at 30
By Christopher K. Colley
The world may care about the anniversary on June 4, but the Chinese public has moved on.
May 15, 2019
China and the Nuclear Debate
By Layne Vandenberg
China’s nuclear energy sector is expanding amid the glow of positive public opinion.
September 13, 2018
Why Is the Chinese Public So Hostile Toward Development Assistance?
By Zhang Chao
The announcement of $60 billion in financing for Africa sparked anger at home -- and the government bears the blame.
April 16, 2018
How Chinese People View the US-China Trade War
By Mu Chunshan
What public opinion in China says about the trade frictions (and what that means for the United States).
March 25, 2017
Why Do Chinese Netizens Love Donald Trump?
By Yan Gu
What's behind “Emperor Trump's” popularity: authoritarianism, conservatism, or pragmatism?
February 03, 2016
If Chinese Could Vote in US Presidential Primaries, Who Would They Choose?
By David Volodzko
In an informal online survey, Donald Trump does well – until the respondents learn about his actual positions.
March 26, 2015
Understanding Chinese Foreign Policy: A Conversation with Dingding Chen
By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda speaks to Dingding Chen of the University of Macau about Chinese foreign policy.
November 07, 2014
A Glimpse Into Chinese Nationalism
By Eric Fish
A new survey gauges popular support for actions on China’s maritime disputes, with some surprising results.