Reciprocity Is a Tool, Not a Strategy, Against China
Tit-for-tat tactics are sometimes necessary but rarely effective.
China’s Neighbors Face a Belligerent Post-Pandemic Beijing
Experts discuss the regional fallout of the coronavirus crisis.
China’s Biosecurity State in Xinjiang Is Powered by Western Tech
Documents show sale of crucial equipment from U.S. biotech firm.
The Wuhan Virus Could Hurt the Party’s Legitimacy
Local authorities are taking a bigger hit than the central government.
Winter Settles on Chinese Universities
What does Xu Zhangrun’s punishment mean for hopes of academic freedom?
Is an Iron Curtain Falling Across Tech?
The conflict around Huawei may be the first shots in a new cold war.
Is China Pulling the Strings Down Under?
Revelations about Chinese influence have rocked Australian media and politics. Should the U.S. have the same debate?
Unpacking China’s Curious ‘Ivanka Fever’
The President's powerful daughter evokes deeply-held tropes in Chinese society.
When Xi Meets the Trumps
China's president has descended on Florida for a summit with a counterpart he's never met. What happens now?
Did Tillerson’s Beijing Visit Box Him in, or Start a Reboot?
Two perspectives on where American diplomats must go next.
How China’s History Shapes, and Warps, its Policies Today
For Beijing, the past is exceptionally useful, and usefully exceptional.
Don’t Call it the New Chinese Global Order (Yet)
The United States has many strengths. The question is how many it will squander in coming years.
Is the Search for a China-Hollywood Blockbuster Doomed?
The flailing 'Great Wall' aspires to be a bicultural extravaganza. The result is a mess.
‘The Chinese Learned that Trump Blinks’
In a call with China's President, Trump recognized, or at least nodded at, the one-China policy he'd earlier questioned.
China’s Youth Admire America Far More than We Knew
The Communist Party's is responding with a sweeping ideological crackdown on its universities.
How Trump Can Win With China
Beijing has been seriously outmaneuvering Washington for years. Trump is off to a lousy start, but here’s how he can turn it around.
I Was Rescued from a Chinese Orphanage. My Friend Wasn’t.
We were both disabled by polio, but I was adopted by Americans. Returning to China 10 years later showed how sharply our destinies had diverged.
Meet China’s State-Approved Muslims
Adapting to Beijing's dictates has allowed Hui Islam to survive. But true believers say it's losing its soul.
What Is Going on with this Flagship Hong Kong Newspaper?
First a strange interview. Then its Chinese-language operations went dark.
Mao the Man, Mao the God
Communist China's founding father died forty years ago. His country still struggles with his legacy.
What Could China’s ‘Social Credit System’ Mean for its Citizens?
Beijing wants to monitor almost all activity within Chinese borders. That's still a ways off.
Was Uber’s China Exit a Failure or a Success?
For internet companies in China, the line between winning and losing has grown fuzzy.
How Should the Republican Party Approach China Policy?
Much of the answer has to do with how to handle The Donald.
What Is the Future of the South China Sea?
The July 12 ruling clarified the law of the sea, but may further alienate China.
A Grim Future for Chinese Web Freedom
The unexpected departure of China's censorship evangelist is unlikely to bring about more relaxed policies towards online speech.