Wolf Warrior diplomacy
March 08, 2023
In Xi’s ‘New Era,’ China’s Foreign Policy Centers on ‘Struggle’
By Shannon Tiezzi
Chinese officials hate the term “wolf warrior diplomacy,” but it’s clear that the phenomenon, by whatever name, is here to stay.
February 09, 2023
Data Shows China’s Coercive Diplomacy Isn’t Working
By Ben Sando
A study by Doublethink Lab suggests that China’s pressure tactics are not making countries adopt foreign policies favorable to Beijing.
January 17, 2023
Interpreting China’s Diplomatic Shifts
By Brian Wong
While Beijing is jettisoning some of the most pugnacious elements in its prior diplomacy, it has not undertaken a fundamental pivot.
December 01, 2022
Jiang Zemin’s Foreign Policy Legacy Has Died With Him
By Denny Roy
Many Chinese associate the late Jiang with an era seen as brighter and more hopeful than the literal and figurative lockdown Xi has brought upon China.
November 22, 2022
Xi Jinping Leads China’s Wolf Warrior Pack
By Ben Lowsen
Xi’s veiled threat to Canada’s prime minister reveals a leader dangerously out of touch.
October 25, 2022
The Hidden Audience of China’s Undiplomatic Diplomacy
By Ethan McAndrews
Incidents like the recent beating of a protester in Manchester are reflective of China's new diplomatic direction under Xi Jinping.
October 18, 2022
Chinese Consulate in UK Accused of Assaulting Protesters
By Sylvia Hui
China's Foreign Ministry defended its staff as taking “necessary measures” to protect the Chinese Consulate in Manchester.
August 18, 2022
China’s Anger Over Pelosi Visit Will Further Alienate Taiwanese
By Koji Kagotani and Wen-Chin Wu
China’s warnings against the U.S. House Speaker’s trip will induce political backlash in Taiwan, and increase support for hard-line policies against Beijing.
July 27, 2022
China’s Wolf Warrior Diplomacy Is Fading
By Ray Weichieh Wang
Recent diplomatic exchanges and appointments signal China's slow shift away from more assertive diplomacy.
April 06, 2022
Russia’s Stalled Invasion of Ukraine: Lessons for China’s Leaders
By Zi Yang
Russia’s Ukraine invasion holds important takeaways for China about elite politics, foreign policy, and military affairs.
March 23, 2022
China’s Wolf Warriors Aren’t the Majority of the Pack
By Nick Atkinson
A handful of individuals get the most attention for their provocative posts. But do they actually represent the broader population of Chinese diplomats?
January 22, 2022
Is China Putting ‘Wolf Warriors’ on a Leash?
By Aidan Powers-Riggs and Eduardo Jaramillo
Recent signs indicate that Beijing wants to moderate – but not abandon – the assertive tone of its diplomats.
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