September 24, 2020
In 2013, Chinese President Xi Jinping unveiled what would come to be known as the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)-a global development strategy involving infrastructure projects and associated...
September 16, 2020
This episode explores the dynamics behind the June 2020 China-India border clash, and examines what the episode signifies about the changing nature of China’s approach to territorial and maritime...
September 15, 2020
China also dreams of achieving marine environmental sustainability. Policy rhetoric certainly emphasises environmental sustainability; ‘ecological civilisation’ (生態文明), a framework to live in harmony...
September 12, 2020
A recent policy brief issued by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace asserted that even in a pandemic world, India’s influence would enable it to become a strong counterweight to China. A...
September 10, 2020
China’s central position in a globalized transnational production chain that includes many US allies and the absence of an active struggle for ideological supremacy between Chinese authoritarianism...
September 7, 2020
How do leaders win power struggles in Leninist regimes? Many political scientists emphasize the importance of institutions in such regimes. Such institutionalization allegedly provides a mechanism...
September 5, 2020
Much has been written about China's active engagement and progressive approach to the “responsibility to protect,” a norm that reframes state sovereignty not as a right but as a responsibility. China...
September 2, 2020
In light of escalating tit-for-tat tensions with China, Jessica Chen Weiss wrote an op-ed with Ali Wyne, “America, Don’t Try to Out-China China,” published today in the New York Times . They argue...
August 29, 2020
In recent years, three major protests took place along mainland China’s immediate periphery: most recently the Hong Kong anti-extradition bill protests in 2019, as well as the Umbrella Movement in...
August 26, 2020
Dalton Lin and Yun-han Chu, “China’s Soft Power Over Taiwan,” in Kingsley Edney, Stanley Rosen, and Ying Zhu (eds.), Soft Power with Chinese Characteristics: China’s Campaign for Hearts and Minds (...

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