China Policy Institute

China Policy Institute

The China Policy Institute (CPI) is a major centre of expertise on contemporary China and is explicitly outward-facing, drawing on a network of internal and non-resident senior fellows to engage with a range of stakeholders in government, business, civil society and the media.

Our network of academic China specialists facilitates evidence-based policy and decision-making through a program of engagements and dialogues.

China Policy Institute

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Latest posts

  • The value of soft power in foreign policy
    Written by Sabena Saddiqui. Underestimating the value of ‘soft power’ is the worst mistake any nation can make in this age of constant communication and connectivity. Defined as ‘the ability of a country to persuade others to do what it wants without force or coercion’, this term was first introduced by Joseph S. Nye in […]
  • The lamb goes quietly to the slaughter
    Written by Linda Gail Arrigo. Recently, on 20 October 2018, diehard Taiwan Independence forces mustered by the chairman of Formosa TV, Kuo Pei-hung (郭倍宏), held a rally to push for a referendum on Taiwan’s future. A few days earlier, President Tsai Ing-wen declared that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials and candidates who dared to attend […]
  • Lawfare by proxy: Huawei touts “independent” legal advice by a CCP member
    This article was originally published by Sinopsis and is available here. Written by Sinopsis and Jichang Lulu. The series of warnings against Chinese technology company Huawei in various Western countries is often predicated on a legal argument: according to recent legislation, all Chinese citizens and organisations are obliged to cooperate upon request with PRC intelligence operations […]

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China Policy Institute

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