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Dec 5, 2022

Taiwan: The key to containing China in the Indo-Pacific

By John B. Barranco

2021-2022 Senior Marine Corps Fellow John Barranco considers the role of the US-Taiwanese relationship in deterring Chinese aggression and ways in which the United States can strengthen this relationship.

China Conflict

Inflection Points

Dec 4, 2022

Autocratic setbacks offer Biden his ‘inflection point’ for democracies

By Frederick Kempe

This year has been a tough one for the world’s worst authoritarians: Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese leader Xi Jinping, and Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

China Conflict


Nov 30, 2022

As Putin retreats in Ukraine, he is also losing Kazakhstan

By Kamila Auyezova

Putin's rapidly unraveling invasion of Ukraine is eroding Russian influence throughout the former Soviet Empire. This process of imperial retreat is nowhere more visible than in Kazakhstan, writes Kamila Auyezova.

Central Asia China

In the News

Nov 30, 2022

Mark cited in Telegraph on the effects of China’s Zero Covid policy

Read the full article here.

China Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Nov 30, 2022

A triple threat is putting the multilateral trading system at risk. What can the WTO do about it?

By Mark Linscott

New industrial policies, regional trade agreements, and economic decoupling are increasingly in vogue.

China Economy & Business

In the News

Nov 29, 2022

Lipsky quoted in Politico on the protests against China’s Zero Covid policy

Read the full article here.

China Economy & Business

AC Selects

Nov 28, 2022

AC Selects: China’s authoritarianism, Ukraine’s energy infrastructure & COP27

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Africa China

Experts react

Nov 28, 2022

Experts react: What this wave of protests means for the future of the Chinese Communist Party

By Atlantic Council experts

How is the CCP likely to scramble to save face in the midst of rare protests—and will its efforts even work? Our experts give their takes on what the future holds.

China Freedom and Prosperity

Issue Brief

Nov 28, 2022

How the Chinese government is financing its way to becoming a techno-superpower

By Ngor Luong

Beijing is committed to becoming a state-led and self-sufficient techno-superpower. In doing so, the Chinese government is consolidating its influence in both the domestic market and overseas markets where Chinese firms are active, while simultaneously mobilizing public, private, and public-private investment vehicles to support these tech ambitions.

China Economy & Business

Fast Thinking

Nov 28, 2022

Is China facing another Tiananmen moment?

By Atlantic Council

Our experts break down how far China's anti-lockdown protest movement could go, what kind of threat it poses to Xi’s government, and what the world should expect next.

China Coronavirus