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Li Woteng: China Should Fill the Leadership Void Left by the United States

When I saw this article in the Chinese language edition of the Financial Times by independent scholar Li Woteng   黎蜗藤,  it made be think of the interview that former U.S. Embassy Beijing Chargé d’affaires David Rank had on the PBS … Continue reading

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China’s Diplomacy: How Many Kinds of Major and Minor Partner “Relations” 夥伴關係 Does China Have?

With President Xi’s visit to the US, one might wonder how China evaluates its broadening and deepening global network of diplomatic relationships. A 2015 article from Hong Kong’s Wenhui Bao, translated below, discusses the gradations in the hierarchy of China’s … Continue reading

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CASS Scholar Li Dongyan on China’s Participation in UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding: Prospects and Ways Forward

Li Dongyan’s article is three years old but still useful to understand changing Chinese thinking on UN peacekeeping. China’s Participation in UN Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding: Prospects and Ways Forward 中国参与联合国维和建和的前景与路径 李东燕 Online: 2012-11-28 14:38:00   来源:《外交评论(外交学院学报)》(京)2012年03期 From the 3/2012 issue of Foreign … Continue reading

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Xue Li of CASS: Xi Jinping’s Foreign Policy Takes Shape

Xi Jinping’s Foreign Policy Takes Shape January 9, 2015 from China Net http://opinion.china.com.cn/opinion_24_119024.html China is already the Number Two great power and is hoping to become Number One.  Issues for China in great power diplomacy under these circumstances have become … Continue reading

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Chinese Scholar on “Pitfalls in the Next Stage of China’s Rise”

October 8, 2015 Pitfalls in the Next Stage of China’s Rise By Xue Li,  Director of the International Strategy Research Office, World Politics and Economics Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. 中国社科院世经政所国际战略研究室主任 薛力 Essay written on the … Continue reading

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Why Did China’s Diplomatic Strategy Change?

Good article from the Chinese Financial Times website by Li Jiang, a Chinese graduate of the Department of International Studies at King’s College London, on why Chinese diplomatic strategy has changed.  This may be a bit too dark about China’s … Continue reading

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2011:New Chinese Diplomacy Depends Upon Reforms at Home

A summary translation of the first half of the article. 外交转型需赖国内体制革新 Prof.  Wang Yizhou of the Beijing University School of International Studies told Nanfengchuang in October that for China will need thorough domestic reforms if its diplomacy is to become more … Continue reading

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