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2022 Neue Zürcher Zeitung: China’s Foreign Relations Debate Breaks Out

A renewed, passionate debate on China’s proper attitude towards relations with foreign countries in the light of Chinese Communist Party General Secretary Xi Jinping’s special focus on shielding China from pernicious foreign ideological influences has broken out in China. Beijing … Continue reading

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2008 Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell

Liu Yawei: A John Leighton Stuart to Whom We Can’t Say Farewell by Liu Yawei June 8, 2022 [Editor’s Note] This article was written in December 2008. In early September 2016, the G20 Summit was held in Hangzhou. In his … Continue reading

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2022: A Wolf Warrior Refrain: Friends Get Wine, Wolves Faced with a Gun

 When friends come, there is wine; when wolves come, there are met with a hunting rifle. 朋友来了有美酒,豺狼来了是猎枪 Péngyǒu láile yǒu měijiǔ, cháiláng láile shì lièqiāng A wolf warrior refrain: the PRC ambassador to the ROK Xing Haiming used this phrase … Continue reading

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2012: “Diplomacy with Distant States and Attacking Nearby States” and Modern Diplomacy

China as a growing modern Gulliver seems to despise the plotting of nearby latter-day Lilliputians to form alliances and find support from distant states. It may be that these nearby states have learned from the failure of the Warring States … Continue reading

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2021: PRC FM Wang Yi: Study Xi Jinping Thought on Diplomacy

Reminiscence of Qin’e : “Loushan Pass” by Mao Zedong, February 1935 A hard west wind,A vast frozen expanseWild geese call the morning moonThat frosty morning moon.Horses’ hooves clatterA bugle sobs.An arduous pass as tough as ironYet today we reach the … Continue reading

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Norway’s relationship with China Over 70 Years: Small State Idealism and Realism in the Face of a Great Power

I just ran across and excellent history and analysis of Norway – China bilateral relations by Jo Inge Bekkevold in the open accesss journal Internasjonal Politik — SKANDINAVISK TIDSSKRIFT FOR INTERNASJONALE STUDIER [International Poltiics: Scandanavian Journal for International Studies]. There … Continue reading

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The Tradition, Dilemma and Future of the Principle of “Maintaining the Distinction Between the Domestic and the Foreign”

The China Media Project on July 16, 2021 reported on a conference on China’s external public communications/public diplomacy/propaganda efforts. As Gerbert pointed on in a tweet, there is an intriguing twist here in the use of the old Communist Party … Continue reading

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2021: Cao Xin: Does China’s Diplomacy Need a Big Adjustment?

by Cao Xin Cao Xin 曹辛 is the secretary-general of the International Public Opinion Research Center of the Chahar Institute and a researcher at the Peninsula Peace Research Center. Original title: “Does China’s Diplomacy Need a Big Adjustment?” Cao is … Continue reading

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A PRC Perspective on Australia-China Relations: Why Does Australia Always have a Problem with China?

Published in December 2020 on the WeChat microblog public account entitled “Otter Quick Points” 奥特快谈 The article was then copied onto the website of the Observer Guancha 观察者 and many other PRC websites. I added links to YouTube videos mentioned … Continue reading

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2021: PRC Foreign Policy Lead Yang Jiechi on Glories of and Prospects for Communist Party Foreign Affairs Work

Foreign policy Poltiburo leader (after Xi) Yang Jiechi article 中国共产党建党百年来外事工作的光辉历程和远大前景  in the latest issue of  Seeking Truth 求是 2021年第10期《求是》, the Chinese Communist Party’s leading ideological journal. Yang’s article,  celebrating the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party, is apparently addressed … Continue reading

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