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China’s Myanmar Conundrum
April 22, 2015
China’s Myanmar Conundrum
Myanmar’s domestic politics are central to China’s strategic interests, and are testing Beijing’s core principles.
China’s Myanmar Conundrum
Time to Rethink Chinese Diplomacy
January 21, 2015
Time to Rethink Chinese Diplomacy
Unless China can gain the world's trust, its rise won't get much farther.
Time to Rethink Chinese Diplomacy
Iraq Exposes Limits of China’s Non-Interference Policy
July 01, 2014
Iraq Exposes Limits of China’s Non-Interference Policy
Like Libya and Sudan, the recent crisis in Iraq underscores the limits of China’s non-interference policy.
Iraq Exposes Limits of China’s Non-Interference Policy
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
June 06, 2014
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
Driven by commercial interests, China is taking the unusual step of mediating between rival South Sudanese factions.
In South Sudan Conflict, China Tests Its Mediation Skills
China's Westphalian Attachment
May 22, 2014
China's Westphalian Attachment
The world may be moving on from the Westphalian international system, but China isn't playing along.
China's Westphalian Attachment
China Prioritizes Ukraine's 'Ethnic Groups' Over Its 'Territorial Integrity'
March 07, 2014
China Prioritizes Ukraine's 'Ethnic Groups' Over Its 'Territorial Integrity'
China has stopped voicing support for Ukraine's territorial integrity, which could set a dangerous precedent.
China Prioritizes Ukraine's 'Ethnic Groups' Over Its 'Territorial Integrity'
China Backs Russia on Ukraine
March 04, 2014
China Backs Russia on Ukraine
Despite its principle of non-interference, domestic and international interests have Beijing siding with Moscow.
China Backs Russia on Ukraine
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
January 22, 2014
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
Though China is rapidly becoming a superpower, Beijing has no interest in becoming a global policeman.
China at Geneva II: Beijing’s Interest in Syria
China's South Sudan Dilemma
December 25, 2013
China's South Sudan Dilemma
Violence in South Sudan may test China's absolute commitment to non-interference in other countries' domestic affairs
China's South Sudan Dilemma
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