Iterability and Newsweek’s Paradigm of Nigeria as ‘Black China’

Adagbo Onoja • Jul 20 2020 • Articles

A storyline proclaiming social transformation on the scale of contemporary China projects a positive trajectory for Nigeria, yet this idea is worth a closer reading.

Analyzing Support for #TweetforTaiwan

As scholars debate the extent to which Covid-19 could reshape world order, the twitter storms from several recent incidents could shed light on this discussion.

The State of China’s Soft Power in 2020

Daniele Carminati • Jul 3 2020 • Articles

China’s culture still has limited appeal, but as long as it is supported by economic assets and growth, its soft power is bound to attract.

COVID-19 Speeds the Race for 5G

William Fisher • Jun 29 2020 • Articles

Public policy that relies on pitting US competitors against their Chinese counterparts misses the point, which is to hasten the necessary proliferation of 5G.

Sino-Taiwan Chequebook Diplomacy in the Pacific

Saber Salem • Jun 22 2020 • Articles

As the Sino-Taiwan aid competition in the Pacific intensifies, Beijing hopes that Taipei will give up its secessionist drive under immense diplomatic pressure.

Opinion – Xi Jinping’s People-Oriented Narrative

Flavia Lucenti • Jun 14 2020 • Articles

Without the possibility to independently think and freely express, that allows us to question the reality around us, there are no ideas and there is no creativity.

Opinion – China’s e-Renminbi as a Fiscal Silk Road?

Eerishika Pankaj • Jun 11 2020 • Articles

Digital currency combines monetary, technological and economic factors with politics. China’s active participation in this realm indicates its importance and also marks it as the next competitive arena.

How Do States Behave? A Comparative Analysis between China and Argentina

Federico Verly • Jun 9 2020 • Articles

Although interesting similarities and differences can be enumerated between China and Argentina foreign policy decision-making processes present great complexity.

Review – The Shadow War

Artem Patalakh • Jun 4 2020 • Features

Journalist Jim Sciutto’s book proves to be an informative source on the covert activities orchestrated by Moscow and Beijing and the impact on the US and its allies.

The Global South in Times of Crisis: A China–Africa Relations View

Ilaria Carrozza • May 14 2020 • Articles

Developing countries have an opportunity to provide the rest of the world with best practices of solidarity and generosity. A younger and more digitally connected population is among the positive signs of this.

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