June 16, 2021
India and China, One Year After the Galwan Clash
By Ankit Panda
Are New Delhi and Beijing in a new bilateral era?
May 20, 2021
Putin, Xi Launch Nuclear Power Projects in Show of Warming Ties
By Associated Press
Two Chinese nuclear plants will be using Russian-designed reactors.
May 01, 2021
Beyond Xinjiang: Xi Jinping’s Ethnic Crackdown
By James Leibold
The shifts in ethnic policy go well beyond Xinjiang. This is fundamental rethink of how the CCP manages ethnocultural diversity and its colonial possessions.
April 22, 2021
Engagement With China Worked After All
By Lance L.P. Gore
China’s sharp swing to the left under Xi surprised many. But rather than a new normal, his generation may be the last gasp of old-school Maoism in the country.
March 23, 2021
Xi, Kim Share Messages Reaffirming China-North Korea Alliance
By Kim Tong-Hyung
After U.S. diplomats visited Seoul and Tokyo to discuss North Korea issues, Beijing and Pyongyang highlighted their partnership.
February 12, 2021
First Biden-Xi Phone Call Shows Not Much Has Changed in US-China Relations
By Shannon Tiezzi
While China calls for cooperation, the new U.S. administration shares many of the same talking points of the Trump team.
February 02, 2021
Decoding Davos: The Divergent Agendas of Xi Jinping, Moon Jae-in, and Suga Yoshihide
By Duncan Bartlett
How the leaders of China, South Korea, and Japan revealed their differing ambitions during their speeches to the World Economic Forum.
January 26, 2021
China’s Xi Champions Multilateralism at Davos, Again
By Eleanor Albert
Once again, China's leader addressed the World Economic Forum to outline his vision for global governance.
January 01, 2021
Russia’s Romance With China Is All About Keeping Up Appearances
By Gabriel Gavin
Closer ties between Moscow and Beijing are worth more as a threat than a reality.
December 07, 2020
China Looks Ahead to 20th Party Congress in 2022
By Tristan Kenderdine
China’s elite politics begins the run toward the personnel changes of October 2022’s 20th Party Congress.
November 26, 2020
China’s Xi Finally Congratulates US President-Elect Biden
By Shannon Tiezzi
Xi's call came shortly after the official transition process began.
November 17, 2020
China’s Big Brother Is Watching Your Democratic Process
By Weifeng Zhong
Elections have consequences, and so do electoral uncertainties.