June 26, 2017
What Is China's Meddling in Australia Actually Buying?
By Kerry Brown
Of all major liberal, multi-party democracies, Australia may be the most exposed to China.
October 29, 2016
America's Overhyped Worries About Chinese Money in Hollywood
By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
U.S. authorities should watch, not reject, Chinese investment in the entertainment sector.
August 18, 2016
'Lovable' Taiwan and Its Soft Power Quest
By Shannon Tiezzi
Taiwan's deputy minister of culture speaks with The Diplomat.
December 10, 2015
Resisting Beijing’s Global Media Influence
By Sarah Cook
There is an ongoing Chinese government campaign to promote its views and suppress criticism around the world.
October 27, 2015
The UK: A Success Story for China’s Educational Soft Power
By Bochen Han
Unlike other Western countries, Britain is eager to welcome China's Confucius Institutes and educational outreach.
July 08, 2015
China's Confucius Institutes and the Soft War
By David Volodzko
With the closing of Confucius Institutes, China may be heading for a "soft power" war with the West.
December 21, 2014
Confucius Institutes – Quo Vadis?
By Falk Hartig
Representatives gather in China to discuss the future of the occasionally controversial Confucius Institutes.
October 03, 2014
American Universities Face a Confucius Institute Dilemma
By Robert Farley
How should U.S. universities evaluate the value of their Confucius Institutes?
August 08, 2014
The Undoing of China’s Soft Power
By Zhiqun Zhu
Beijing is struggling to effectively direct soft power at its cross-strait neighbor.
March 27, 2014
Confucius Institutes: Hardly a Threat to Academic Freedoms
By Edward A. McCord
There is little evidence to suggest Confucius Institutes on U.S. campuses restrain academic freedoms.
March 01, 2014
Are US-China Academic Exchanges Worthwhile?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Recent criticisms of US-China academic exchange programs miss what these exchanges can do for US-China relations.
May 06, 2011
Tiger Mothers To Be Celebrated?
Chinese-American author Amy Chua’s book has shaken up the image of Asian moms—for good or for bad?