The Big Ideas

Confronting the Challenge of Chinese State Capitalism

‘When a U.S. or European firms compete against, say, COSCO Shipping or Huawei, it is the entirety of the Chinese government’s balance sheet that it must contend with, not just an individual firm.’
Jan 22, 2021
Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS)
Jude Blanchette | CSIS

'Sansha City in China's South China Sea Strategy: Building a System of Administrative Control'

‘Sansha City, headquartered on Woody Island in the Paracel Islands, has created a system of party-state institutions that have normalized administrative control in the South China Sea. This system ultimately allows China to govern contested areas of the South China Sea as if they were Chinese territory.’
Jan 5, 2021
Naval War College
Zachary Haver | Center for Advanced China Research