logo for print

Back on Track?

Could a recent flurry of "track-two" activity be a sign that relations between Beijing and Washington are stabilizing? Informal meetings on critical topics like AI...

Chairman Mike

Rep. Mike Gallagher is both a rising political star and Capitol Hill’s loudest China hawk. As chairman of the Select Committee on the Chinese Communist...

The Grand Experiment

Two decades after the social credit system was conceived, China is hardly any closer to creating an honest society or one where, as the government...

Caging the Tech Capitalists

Jack Ma's provocative speech in October 2020 gave China the justification it needed to tame its unruly tech giants. But Beijing was already pretty far...

The Lost Art

A decade ago, China arrived on the global art scene with deep pockets and an abundance of swagger. Recently, however, China's economic downturn has caused...

Tomorrowland

A long line of multinationals are now knocking on India's door. But if there's any chance of them successfully diversifying away from China's highly skilled...

The IP Odyssey

For over a decade, China's film industry has passed around and fought over the IP rights for "The Three-Body Problem" for ever-increasing sums of money...

Flying High

For the past dozen years, America's favorite small plane company, Cirrus Aircraft, has thrived under the quiet ownership of AVIC, a Chinese state-owned conglomerate known...

The Race to Regulate

Beijing is eager for international collaboration on artificial intelligence, arguing that AI is a Pandora’s Box that poses existential threats to humanity if not properly...

Aging Opportunity

Beijing and Western financial giants have a mutual interest: Fixing China's pensions system. But can they figure out how to do it?

Leveling Up

For the past decade, Tencent's mammoth success in the gaming industry has helped propel the company to new heights: It is China's most valuable company...