How are Chinese scholars assessing what role Japan might play in a potential conflict in and around Taiwan? Here, we asked three leading experts to analyze newly translated assessments by Chinese scholars on Japan’s role in cross-Strait relations and implications for Beijing’s evolving relationship with Tokyo going forward.
What is China’s approach to crisis management, and how has it evolved over the past several decades? Here, three leading experts analyze newly translated assessments by Chinese security analysts and assess implications for U.S.-China security relations.
Kelly Hammond, Darren Byler, and David Tobin, experts on Xinjiang, analyze a 2017 speech by former Xinjiang Party Secretary Chen Quanguo, where he outlines the specifics of “Sinicization” of the region to ensure “stability and harmony.”
In the wake of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, how are Chinese strategists and scholars assessing US deterrence strategy? What are the implications for Taiwan? Here, four leading foreign affairs experts – Rory Medcalf, Oriana Skylar Mastro, Hal Brands, and Michael Mazarr – analyze a newly translated article by a senior Chinese scholar which concludes that while the US failed to deter Putin’s aggression, its actions in Ukraine are nonetheless impacting Beijing’s foreign policy calculations.
How has Russia’s invasion of Ukraine impacted Beijing’s strategy for achieving energy security? Will China increase its investment in renewables in order to insulate itself from future energy market volatility? Or will the search for short-term growth see Beijing double down on traditional energy sources? Utilizing newly translated documents, three leading exports explore China’s path forward.
Jude Blanchette analyses a translated article from a CCP scholar in Xinjiang that explains Xi Jinping’s vision for the region.
In contrast to the United States and other democratic governments, Beijing sees ideology as an integral component of its national security. Jude Blanchette puts a translated essay on this topic in the context of Beijing’s national security strategy.
Politburo’s April meeting focused on addressing the mounting economic difficulties the country is facing, and deliberated the 14th Five-Year National Talent Development Plan.
How do Chinese foreign policy scholars view U.S. policy on China and the broader Indo-Pacific? Oxford University’s Rosemary Foot, CSIS scholars Ivan Kanapathy and Lily McElwee, and the Atlantic Council’s Chris Preble provide expert analysis of newly translated Chinese assessments.
A translation of a notice from a small town in Shanxi province gives a glimpse into the CCP’s governance tactics at the village and town levels. Jude Blanchette provides an analysis of the document.