Parag Khanna: China’s Revival Is Good News for the Region - 1st May

Parag Khanna, managing partner at FutureMap and author of “The Future is Asian,” discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Asia and what we can expect to see as economies reopen. He speaks with Bloomberg’s David Westin on “Bloomberg: … Continued

Paul Haenle: Security Concerns in Asia-Pacific Escalate Amid Coronavirus Scramble - 30th Apr

As countries around the world work to contain and eradicate the coronavirus, recent developments in the Asia-Pacific have raised concerns among U.S. officials that China is trying to take advantage of the crisis to further its strategic interests. WHERE HAS … Continued

Paul Haenle: Amid Coronavirus Pandemic. China Seeks Larger Role on World Stage - 16th Apr

China’s drastic measures helped contain the coronavirus outbreak, which continues to spread rapidly across the United States. Beijing has seized the moment to expand its global leadership and advertise its governance model.

Parag Khanna – After coronavirus: Six predictions for a new world order - 15th Apr

In chaos theory, the butterfly effect describes a small change that can have massive, unpredictable consequences. An insect flaps its wings and, weeks later, causes a tornado. The coronavirus is more like an earthquake, with aftershocks that will permanently reshape … Continued

Xie Tao: Chinese Foreign Policy With Xi Jinping Characteristics - 24th Nov

Imports, investments, loans, and aid from China can make recipient countries more economically dependent on the Middle Kingdom, but such dependency often produces political resentment instead of strategic trust. If Beijing cannot break the curse of hot economics, cold politics – that is, close economic ties but difficult political relations – it may end up being a lonely great power.