China’s ‘Think-Tank Diplomacy’ is Gaining Traction in Indonesia
By Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat
Partnerships between Indonesian and Chinese research institutes are an increasingly prominent part of Beijing's "soft power" strategy. Are they working?
Putting Practice Into Theory: China’s IR Scholars Enter the Limelight
By Joseph Cash
Chinese academics are ushering in a new school of thought concerning China’s role in international affairs – one that is particularly attractive to the developing world.
What Kind of Think Tanks Does China Want to Establish?
By DD Wu
China aims to establish think tanks with Chinese characteristics and enhance national soft power.
The Domestic Hazards in China’s Diplomacy
By Xue Li and Xu Yanzhuo
China's foreign policy decision-making process has serious flaws that need to be addressed.
Is China Getting Better at Charming Southeast Asia on the South China Sea?
By Bill Hayton
Beijing looks to be getting better at how it uses soft power in the region.