New Atlanticist

Mar 30, 2023

China’s diplomatic offensive has reached Spain and the EU

By Ana Palacio

Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez's visit to China this week is both significant and symbolic—just a week after Xi Jinping met with Vladimir Putin in Moscow.

China Europe & Eurasia

New Atlanticist

Mar 30, 2023

Experts react: Your guide to the Taiwanese president’s trip to the US and Central America

By Atlantic Council experts

President Tsai Ing-wen's trip comes as US tensions with China are nearing a boiling point, and Taiwan is hustling to hang on to its allies in Latin America.

China East Asia


Mar 30, 2023

Chinese banking’s SVB resilience 

By Niels Graham, Josh Lipsky

Silicon Valley Bank's collapse has rippled across evert major banking hub except for China's. This is because of China's unique banking structure which emphases heavy state oversight and control while minimizing cross border connections with advanced economies

China Economy & Business


Mar 30, 2023

Russia faces long economic decline as isolated Putin turns to China

By Diane Francis

With most avenues for Western partnership indefinitely closed and Russian economic dependency on China growing rapidly, Putin’s talk of “economic sovereignty” is starting to sound very hollow, writes Diane Francis.

China Conflict

China-MENA Podcast

Mar 30, 2023

US Perceptions of China’s Middle East Presence

By Atlantic Council

Dr. Julian Gewirtz and Chris Backemeyer join us to provide unique insights from a US perspective on the potential implications of China's growing presence in the Middle East and its efforts to replace US dominance on global governance, as well as the priorities of the US in the MENA region.

China East Asia

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

In the News

Mar 29, 2023

Assistant Director Kitsch Liao and Nonresident Fellow Wen-Ti Sung quoted in the Washington Post on Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to the U.S.

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

Politics & Diplomacy Taiwan


Mar 28, 2023

Fostering a Fourth Democratic Wave: A playbook for countering the authoritarian threat

By Hardy Merriman, Patrick Quirk, Ash Jain

This report seeks to catalyze support for nonviolent pro-democracy movements fighting against authoritarian rule by proposing new approaches and tools to support civil resistance movements, advancing a new international norm — the “Right to Assist” pro-democracy movements — and developing strategic and tactical options to constrain authoritarian regimes.

Americas Civil Society


Mar 27, 2023

The problem with India’s app bans

By Justin Sherman

The Indian government needs to build a comprehensive, transparent, and accountable means of addressing data privacy and security risks.

Digital Policy Economy & Business

New Atlanticist

Mar 27, 2023

Are South Korea-Japan relations finally getting back on track?

By Thomas Cynkin

The more that Japan shows its relationship with Korea is a two-way street, the more sustainable it will be in the face of Korean public opinion.

Indo-Pacific Japan