What Does China’s First Naval Base Abroad Signal About Its Global Intentions?

As much as China may insist that it is resolutely non-interventionist and different from other historical great powers, actions like the opening of a...

Nationalism on Chinese Social Media Has Its Own Limits

Expressions of nationalistic sentiments have been growing on Chinese social media recently, a phenomenon that could work both for or against the Chinese government. In...

China’s Addiction to Unproductive Infrastructure

China’s impressive infrastructure projects have been the subjects of both international praise and criticism. A recent New York Times article about the debt-ridden Chishi...

Why is McCain so Anti-China?

The views expressed in this article belong entirely to the author of “Why is McCain so Anti-China?” and do not represent the views of...

Partners of Necessity: The Strategic Sino-Russian Alliance in Central Asia Over Belt and Road...

The colossal Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is a China-heavily funded economic development strategy that focuses on connectivity among countries primarily between the China and...

America’s Wavering Commitments to the Environment, NATO, and Free Trade: A Future Under China?

America’s Withdrawal From the International Scene and China’s Increasing Leadership Despite facing pressures from Pope Francis to German Chancellor Angela Merkel to keep the United...

Full Steam Ahead on China’s Nuclear Development

China's recently completed "Hualong One" (华龙一号) is now the world's largest nuclear power  plant construction project, and is advertised as safer and more environmentally friendly...

China RIMPAC Invitation Coincides with Disputes

The following article has been translated from the Chinese news site Sina Daily News. It reveals key reactions and commentaries from Chinese officials to...

Understanding China’s Hawkish Reactions to C.I.A. Informant Killings: Does Popular Nationalism in China Affect...

On Monday, May 22, the New York Times revealed that China had killed or imprisoned at least a dozen C.I.A. informants in the country...

A Rocky Road Ahead? 2017 Belt and Road Forum Reactions in the West

Last week from May 14th-15th, delegates and dignitaries from all over the world gathered in Beijing to promote and discuss the Belt and Road...

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