In Foreign Affairs, Henrik Hiim, Magnus Troan and I wrote a short piece summarizing our much longer article in International Security. Read the article here.
In The Washington Quarterly, I examine potential lessons China may be learning from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Read the article here.
An article with outstanding MIT students that examines why countries do—or do not—choose to formally join China’s Belt and Road Initiative. Read the article here or via a PDF.
In Foreign Affairs, I challenge the conventional wisdom that China under Xi is prone to engage in diversionary war behavior. Read the article here.
In International Security, Henrik Hiim, Magnus Troan, and I examine the drivers of the expansion and modernization of China’s nuclear forces. Read the article here.
A summary in Science of the report by the MIT China Strategy group. Read the article here.
In International Security, Charles Glaser and I examine US policy options for resisting China in the South China Sea. Read the article here.
A short essay in Foreign Affairs with several colleagues, drawing on a longer report by the Task Force on US-China policy. Read the article here.
In the Journal of Strategic Studies, Joel Wuthnow and I examine the military strategic guidelines for China’s People’s Liberation Army adopted by the Central Military Commission in 2019. This strategy was consistent with the previous one from 2014 but framed by Xi’s political consolidation, growing threats from the United States and Taiwan, and a new military …
For the Washington Post‘s Monkey Cage, Fiona Cunningham and I examine the implications of China’s expanding nuclear arsenal. Read it here.