Category Archives: Foreign Relations 外交

Jiangsu Party School Prof: Looking at the “Belt and Road” Initiative from the Perspective of Global Governance with Chinese Characteristics

I often enjoy reading Chinese people writing for other Chinese people about China’s hopes, dreams, successes and challenges. It gives an internal view of China albeit one constrained by what people are allowed to or can get away with writing. … Continue reading

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de Volksktrant Interview: RANA MITTER AND NADÈGE ROLLAND “China is already shaping us more than we think”

Lots of beneficial brainwaves.  Captures the acute feeling of vulnerability the Party feels. But maybe the sky isn’t falling in after all. Gift diplomacy is intriguing.  The old imperials tribute system was the exchange of gifts. The Emperor gave much … Continue reading

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PRC Judge’s Media Account: Epidemic Causes, Fallout, What Needs to Change

Fascinating article posted on the personal social media account of one of the 350 judges on the PRC Supreme People’s Court (although not necessarily the judge’s personal views) — there is a disclaimer at the bottom of the article. I’ll … Continue reading

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2009: A Chinese Academic on US Cultural Diplomacy

American Cultural Diplomacy and Its Practice in China [Meiguo de wenhua waijiao ji qi zai zhongguo de yunyong] 美国文化外交及其在中国的运用 by Hu Wentao 胡文涛 published by World Knowledge Publishing House, Beijing, January 2008 Prof. Hu Wentao of the Guangdong Foreign Languages … Continue reading

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Congressional Research Service Reports on China and US – China Relations

Many Congressional Research Service reports are archived on the website of the Federation of American Scientists https://fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html as well as on some other websites. For the latest, check the FAS website at the URL above. For example,  here are reports … Continue reading

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PRC State-Sponsored Trash Talk/Media Infiltration in New Zealand

New Zealand Professor Anne-Marie Brady recently translated an anonymous poison pen letter on Chinese media infiltration in New Zealand and gave it to the New Zealand Parliament. This new information fits the pattern seen around the world and discussed in … Continue reading

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Lawyer Dan Harris on How US business in China Can Protect Itself

Two May 2019 articles by Dan Harris of the Harris Bricken law firm  how on how US and I expect Canadian business in China can protect themselves somewhat against the recent Chinese government extraordinarily aggressive enforcement of both laws and regulations. … Continue reading

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The “Oh How did we go wrong?” Question

However Did Our China Crystal Balls Fail Us? I have been noticing some people asking the question “How did we get China wrong?” My thinking is that engagement by western people and western government with Chinese people has been very … Continue reading

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Job Description: Chinese Communist Party United Front Work Department

The role of the United Front Work Department of the Chinese Communist Party Central Committee in foreign affairs work was adjusted in 2018 to give it the leadership and coordination role of Communist Party and PRC state work in contacting … Continue reading

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Wikileaks Harmed Chinese Citizen Activists: Translation of Namelist Circulated on Internet

This 2012 posting on the website Red China [RedChinaCn.net] is a copy of a posting that circulated on Chinese websites to criticizing people who had talked with US diplomats as at best fellow travelers and at worst traitors to China. … Continue reading

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