Interview – Alan Philps

E-International Relations • Jul 21 2021 • Features

Alan Philps talks about his career in journalism, current challenges facing journalists, Britain’s role in the world, and the US approach to climate change.

Is China Under-Exploiting One Legal Avenue in the South China Sea?

He Xiaheng Derek • Jul 17 2021 • Articles

Beijing faces a legal quandary between tacitly admitting the continued ROC presence on Taiwan and not making full use of the Sino-Japanese Peace Treaty.

Opinion – The ICC and Non-State Actors in the Xinjiang Crisis

Wilder Alejandro Sanchez • Jul 15 2021 • Articles

Amidst inaction, Beijing will have more opportunities to use its influence on the international community to stop investigations and deflect accusations.

Deciphering the Belt and Road Initiative

Jon (Yuan) Jiang • Jun 16 2021 • Articles

China-BRI related topics have become some of the most debated academic issues. However, only a few essays and scholarly articles have focused on the BRI narrative in the Chinese media.

Celebrity, Social Media and Disputes Over Taiwan’s Sovereignty

Support for #TaiwanIsACountry suggests that social movements dovetail with diplomatic developments and have leverage in shaping them.

Opinion – China and the US in Israel: The Lucrative Versus the Indispensable?

Nicholas Lyall and Roie Yellinek • May 27 2021 • Articles

The economic value of Israel’s Chinese links are not sufficient to match the comprehensive nature of the US-Israeli partnership.

Opinion – Former China-Premier Wen Jiabao’s Censored Essay

Klaus Heinrich Raditio • May 20 2021 • Articles

An alternative reading suggests that Wen believes that liberal universal values are worth fighting for – even in the context of China’s current repressive system.

Opinion – Could the Sino-Iranian Agreement Weaken US Hegemony?

Farhang Faraydoon Namdar • May 17 2021 • Articles

The Sino-Iranian agreement will help to bypass U.S. global economic power and increase Iranian economic efforts.

China-Latin America Cooperation: An Alternative for Autonomy and Development?

Lívia Peres Milani • Apr 28 2021 • Articles

In trade, finance, and strategic cooperation, China’s growth meant new opportunities for Latin America and reduced dependence on the United States.

Opinion – Human Rights: The Underlying Battlefield of the Wolf Warriors

Eric Chan • Apr 27 2021 • Articles

To re-legitimize human rights diplomacy, ‘simultaneous interpretive pluralism’ of human rights should be acknowledged with economic and social rights and good governance.

Himalayan Geopolitics: Contemporary Analysis of Sino-Nepali Relations

Bibek Chand • Apr 19 2021 • Articles

China and Nepal have begun forging closer ties with each other, potentially adding tension to the already contentious state of Sino-Indian relations.

Opinion – China’s Wolf Warrior Propaganda Versus Western Criticism in the Xinjiang Cotton Crisis

Lin Pu • Apr 10 2021 • Articles

China reframes criticism into the defaming of China and all Chinese people so it can further legitimate its rule and repressive policies in Xinjiang.

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