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Tue, Jul 27, 2021

Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding US leadership on central bank digital currency development

C. Boyden Gray Senior Fellow and GeoEconomics Center Deputy Director Julia Friedlander testifies to the House Committee on Financial Services regarding central bank digital currencies.

Testimony by Julia Friedlander

China Digital Currencies

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Asat quoted in South China Morning Post on the relocation of the Olympics

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Conflict

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford consider the future of war in outer space and cyber space

On July 23, Foreign Policy published a biweekly column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and New American Engagement Initiative senior fellow Emma Ashford discussing the latest news in international affairs. In this column, they discuss the future commercialization and militarization of space, calling for cooperation and international standards to help guide future space exploration and […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

Arms Control China

Fri, Jul 23, 2021

A strategic framework for countering China’s human-rights violations in Xinjiang

China is engaged in a systematic campaign of repression against predominantly Muslim ethnic minorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region (XUAR) in northwest China, and its actions call for a coordinated response on the part of the United States and its allies.

Issue Brief by Jeffrey Cimmino

China Economic Sanctions

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

China and Sub-Saharan Africa Trade: A Case of Growing Interdependence

China’s total merchandise trade with Sub-Saharan Africa has increased by 1864% since 2001. Its increased presence in the region not only increases its access and influence, but also poses significant economic and security risks for the US and EU.

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

China East Africa

Thu, Jul 22, 2021

Friedlander quoted in Reuters on evasion of oil sanctions

Read the full article here.

In the News by Julia Friedlander

China Economic Sanctions

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

Charai in The Hill: As the world reopens, surging detentions and abuses isolate China

Sponsors are facing increased pressure to boycott the 2022 Winter Olympics. How can China avoid the embarrassment of a widespread boycott? Release Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, argues Atlantic Council Board Director Ahmed Charai.

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

Wed, Jul 21, 2021

FAST THINKING: Will quantum computing be the next frontier of competition with China?

On June 29, 2021, the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei unveiled “Zuchongzhi,” the fastest quantum computer in the world, which at fifty-six qubits is just a nose ahead of Google’s Sycamore quantum computer. But are we calling the race too soon? Will the United States and its allies catch up?

Fast Thinking

China Technology & Innovation

Mon, Jul 19, 2021

FAST THINKING: A turning point on Chinese hacking

What does NATO’s buy-in mean for the world’s response to Chinese hacking? What tools do these allies have to fight back? Our experts messaged us (securely) with the answers.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Sat, Jul 17, 2021

Manning in Voice of America Korea: US experts “Deputy Secretary Sherman’s visit to Japan and South Korea strengthened trilateral cooperation… China checks, discusses the North Korean situation”

On July 17, Robert Manning was quoted for a Voice of America Korea article about Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman’s recent trip to South Korea and Japan, and his interview was included in a broadcast to North Korea. Manning made the point that the Biden administration is demonstrating a real commitment to the trilateral […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China English


Wed, Jul 28, 2021

Covering atrocities in Xinjiang: A discussion with award-winning journalists

Online Event A panel discussion examining the experiences of two award-winning journalists in covering the atrocities in Xinjiang against the Uyghur population.

1:00pm China Civil Society East Asia Human Rights