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Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Evergrande’s debt distress: Withdrawal symptoms of China’s debt-fueled growth model

On September 24th China’s giant property developer Evergrande Group entered a 30-day grace period before being declared in default. Although they may not default, this slowdown highlights the key contradiction in China’s policy goals.

Blog Post by Hung Tran

China Economy & Business

Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Kroenig and Ashford discuss the consequences of AUKUS

On September 24, 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 consequences of AUKUS, including its implications for Indo-Pacific security and US relations with France.

In the News by Atlantic Council

Australia China

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

The special role of US nuclear weapons

The United States needs to maintain a robust, flexible, and modernized nuclear deterrent. That means that United States needs to continue with nuclear modernization, reject a no first use (NFU) policy, and examine further nuclear capabilities.

Issue Brief by Matthew Kroenig

China Defense Policy

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

With the US out of Afghanistan, Iran jumps on the opportunity of joining the Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Even if Iran’s full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is stalled, the US exit from Afghanistan changes the regional landscape.

IranSource by Jonathan Fulton

Afghanistan China

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Evergrande’s place in China’s house of cards

The market uncertainty around China's teetering property giant is decidedly political, a reflection of President Xi Jinping's shifting policies.

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark

China East Asia

Tue, Sep 21, 2021

Asat quoted in Reuters on the struggles of overseas Uyghurs trying to locate their relatives in Xinjiang prisons

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Civil Society

Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Fulton quoted in Financial Times on Gulf powers’ ties to Beijing

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Economy & Business

Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Xi’s big bet helps explain the Australian submarine deal

It is only in the context of Xi’s increased repressions at home and expanded ambitions abroad that one can fully understand Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s decision

Inflection Points by Frederick Kempe

Australia China

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Sales joins Fox Business to discuss American foreign policy regarding Afghanistan and China

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan China

Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Global Sanctions Dashboard: Summer Edition

The Global Sanctions Dashboard aims to inform economic statecraft policies by analyzing sanctions globally and identifying trends across lists in partnership with Castellum.AI.

EconoGraphics by Julia Friedlander, Michael Albanese and Castellum.AI

Afghanistan Belarus

Events

Tue, Oct 5, 2021

China Pathfinder launch

Online Event The launch of the GeoEcon Center's flagship China Pathfinder Project featuring Mathias Cormann, Lingling Wei, Tom Orlik, and Anna Ashton. Opening remarks delivered by Frederick Kempe.

9:00am China Economy & Business

Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Europe’s response to the Uyghur genocide

Online Event A conversation featuring two European parliamentarians taking action to address atrocities being committed against the Uyghur population.

11:30am China Europe & Eurasia European Union Human Rights