Drawing on newly translated scholarship, leading experts analyze China’s evolving relationships in Africa, both in terms of economic engagement with individual states and interactions with fellow major powers on the continent.
Drawing on newly translated scholarship, leading experts examine how Chinese analysts are assessing U.S. and partner deterrence strategies in the Indo-Pacific and in the Taiwan Strait.
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.
In the wake of Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, how are Chinese strategists and scholars assessing U.S. 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 United States failed to deter Putin’s aggression, its actions in Ukraine are nonetheless impacting Beijing’s foreign policy calculations.
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.
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.
After three decades of progressive strengthening, Sino-Russian relations are being put to the test after Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Three experts assess how the ongoing conflict will impact the future of the bilateral relationship.