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New Atlanticist

Mar 29, 2023

China’s struggles to reassure wary businesses and consumers raise doubts about its economic comeback

By Jeremy Mark

The end result could very well be slower growth and fewer opportunities for Chinese and foreign businesses—and a bleaker outlook for continued improvement in the Chinese people’s standard of living.

China Economy & Business

Inflection Points

Mar 25, 2023

‘When we are together, we drive these changes.’ What Xi and Putin’s deepening alliance means for the world order.

By Frederick Kempe

At the three-day meeting this week in Moscow, the Russian president’s desperation met the Chinese leader’s opportunism. The visit marks an inflection point for global order.

China Conflict

In the News

Mar 24, 2023

“US must counter trade inroads in Latin America” -nonresident fellow Leland Lazarus for the Miami Herald

On March 14, 2023, Global China Hub Nonresident Senior Fellow Michael Schuman's article in The Atlantic explored what the Chinese-brokered Iran-Saudi Arabia deal means for China's evolving global diplomatic posture.

China Middle East

Fast Thinking

Mar 22, 2023

What the Xi-Putin partnership means for the world

By Atlantic Council

Following Xi Jinping's three-day visit to Moscow, we reached out to our experts for a look beyond the talking points.

China Conflict

Experts react

Mar 22, 2023

Xi and Putin just wrapped up talks in Moscow: What does it mean for the war in Ukraine and China’s global standing?

By Atlantic Council experts

The Chinese leader left Russia on Wednesday after three days of talks with the Russian president. Atlantic Council experts share their insights on the state of the so-called no-limits partnership.

China Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Mar 21, 2023

Nonresident Fellow Tuvia Gering quoted in Radio Free Asia on China’s “surprising” leadership for Saudi-Iran peace

On February 20, Nonresident Fellow Tuvia Gering was quoted in the South China Morning Post on Iranian President Raisi's visit to Beijing.

China Middle East

In the News

Mar 21, 2023

Charai in The Hill: China’s interference in the Middle East is empowering Iran

By Atlantic Council

There is no other way to put it: The China-brokered deal between Saudi Arabia and Iran is a body blow to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s efforts to isolate Iran. Netanyahu’s foreign policy goals have also been stymied by Israel’s multiple domestic crises, from unexpectedly strong left-wing opposition to his party’s court reform plans to a spate of shockingly violent […]

China Europe & Eurasia


Mar 21, 2023

China’s mediation between Saudi and Iran is no cause for panic in Washington

By Ahmed Aboudouh

The deal is a mere statement of intentions by both countries to improve relations, meaning reconciliation is not complete.

China East Asia


Mar 20, 2023

Humanitarian aid: Defining new areas of US-LAC collaboration

By Pepe Zhang, Isabel Bernhard

The US humanitarian assistance and disaster relief (HADR) system—well practiced and extensively developed—could further serve US and partners’ needs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and beyond through targeted improvements. Based on our experience as HADR practitioners with operational and academic expertise, we share insights from many years of working with partners in the Americas.

Americas Caribbean

New Atlanticist

Mar 16, 2023

What Zelenskyy should know before he talks with Xi

By Gabriel Alvarado

If Zelenskyy withholds his honest assessment of Beijing's peace plan, he may risk giving Beijing the perfect cover to refute questions about its alleged neutrality—and do little to ensure an outcome to the crisis that actually works for Ukraine.

China International Norms