Nicholas Bequelin

Bequelin, Nicholas, “Not Macron’s China views, global double standards are the problem,” Al-Jazeera (April 21, 2023)

Bequelin, Nicholas, “The Great Wall of China dividing Biden and Macron,” Al-Jazeera (December 5, 2022)

Bequelin, Nicholas, “Why China’s Crimes in Xinjiang Cannot Go Unpunished,” The New York Times (September 30, 2022)

Bequelin, Nicholas, “Interview: Why Hasn’t the U.N. Accused China of Genocide in Xinjiang?” The New Yorker (September 13, 2022)


Yangyang Cheng

Cheng, Yangyang, "Centuries of Dislocation: Perhat Tursun and the Uyghurs in Xinjiang," The Nation (June 13, 2023)

Cheng, Yangyang, "Ghosts of a red Ferrari," Mekong Review (May 23, 2023)

Cheng, Yangyang, "Export Control as National Security Policy," ISSUES in Science and Technology (May 2, 2023)

Cheng, Yangyang, "‘Their fight is our fight’: A Chinese parable about women’s liberation," The China Project (March 14, 2023)

Cheng, Yangyang, "‘I Wonder How the Protesters Felt When They Heard Their Own Voices’," ChinaFile (February 6, 2023)

Cheng, Yangyang, "In China’s Diaspora, Visions of a Different Homeland," ChinaFile (December 12, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, "China in Protest," ChinaFile (November 29, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, "Xi Jinping has purged China of hope – but he can’t stamp out small acts of resistance," The Guardian (October 25, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, "Boycotting Russian Scientists Is a Hollow Victory," WIRED (August 24, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, "The Land Is a Body," Los Angeles Review of Books (August 24, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Dispossession and defiance: how Hong Kong’s struggle explains our world,” The New Statesman (May 19, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Two Homes at War,” Dissent magazine (Apr 4, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The US Fixation on Chinese Espionage Is Bad for Science,” WIRED (Feb 24, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Viral Stories: On Guobin Yang’s ‘The Wuhan Lockdown’,” Los Angeles Review of Books (Feb 9, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Olympics Return to Beijing,” ChinaFile (Jan 28, 2022)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Quantum Battleground,”  Physics World (Dec 3, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Real Threat to Academic Freedom,”  The Atlantic (Nov 23, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The west sees China as a ‘threat’, not as a real place, with real people,” The Guardian (Oct 5, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Chilling Murder of a Chinese Student on a US Campus, and Why Justice Is Elusive,” VICE (Oct 1, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “From Yangtze to Mars: The Fiery History of China’s Space Program,” VICE (Jul 26, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “China’s path to modernization has, for centuries, gone through my hometown,” MIT Technology Review (Jun 30, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “We're Not Ready for the Next Pandemic,”  VICE (May 24, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Grieving and the Grievable,” SupChina (Apr 9, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The US Is Building Walls Around Science, and We’re All Poorer for It,” VICE (Mar 12, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Nothing Beautiful Was as it Seemed,” BOMB magazine (Feb 5, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Some of Us Did Not Die,” SupChina (Jan 29, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “'China-watching' is a lucrative business. But whose language do the experts speak?,” The Guardian (Jan 13, 2021)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Battlefield of Memory,” Los Angeles Review of Books (Dec 15, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Edge of Our Existence,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Dec, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Story of a Plague,” SupChina (Nov 26, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Personhood by Paper,” SupChina (Oct 29, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You,” SupChina (Aug 28, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “What Now?,” ChinaFile (Aug 5, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Watching ‘Hamilton’ at the end of the world,” SupChina (Jul 29, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Allowing the privileged few to flee Hong Kong isn't liberation,” The Guardian (Jul 13, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “This Land is Not Your Land,” SupChina (Jun 25, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “A Coronavirus Care Package From China,” The New York Times (Jun 25, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Field of Dreams,” SupChina (May 27, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Cruelest Month,” SupChina (Apr 29, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Of the Virus and God, Orange Peels and the Party,” The New York Times (Apr 3, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Stargazing Before The Apocalypse,” SupChina (Mar 25, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Fault Lines in Humanity,” SupChina (Feb 26, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “In Sickness and in Health,” SupChina (Jan 29, 2020)

Cheng, Yangyang, “I Save You in the Clouds,” SupChina (Dec 25, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Talking to My Mother about Hong Kong,” SupChina (Nov 27, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Holy and the Broken,” SupChina (Oct 30, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “A Birthday Letter to the People's Republic,” ChinaFile (Sep 28, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Hands That Feed,” SupChina (Sep 25, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Searching for Home,” ChinaFile (Sep 13, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Freedom in Dissent,” SupChina (Aug 28, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “‘Communism Is A Faith’,” SupChina (Jul 31, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Highest Exam,” SupChina (Jun 26, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Four is Forbidden,” ChinaFile (May 30, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “My Science Has No Nationality,” SupChina (May 29, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Protesting in the name of science,” SupChina (Apr 24, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Thicker than Blood,” SupChina (Mar 27, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Chinese Scientist and the Foreign Tongue,” SupChina (Feb 27, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “For Science, or the "Motherland"?,” SupChina (Jan 30, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “With China on the Moon,” ChinaFile (Jan 11, 2019)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Brave new world with Chinese characteristics,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Dec 21, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Science vs. the state: a family saga at the Caltech of China,” MIT Technology Review (Dec 19, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “China’s Purse Snaps Shut for Dolce & Gabbana,” Foreign Policy (Dec 17, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “How to Be a Chinese Scientist without Being China’s Scientist,” ChinaFile (Nov 27, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Don’t Close the Door on Chinese Scientists Like Me,” Foreign Policy (Jun 4, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “China Will Always Be Bad at Bioethics,” Foreign Policy (Apr 13, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The atomic age bears America's original sin,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (Feb 6, 2018)

Cheng, Yangyang, “When Scientists Become Soldiers,” The University of Chicago Magazine (Nov 17, 2017)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Future of Particle Physics will Live and Die in China,” Foreign Policy (Nov 2, 2017)

Cheng, Yangyang, “I'm a Particle Physicist — Here's Why the March for Science Matters to Me,” Teen Vogue (Apr 22, 2017)

Cheng, Yangyang, “Let Science be Science again,” Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (Apr 4, 2017)

Cheng, Yangyang, “The Civic Duties of Scientists,” Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (Feb 15, 2017)


Jeremy Daum

China Law Translate

Daum, Jeremy, “China’s draft regulations on generative AI, with Kendra Schaefer and Jeremy Daum,” Sinica Podcast, China Project (May 11, 2023).

Daum, Jeremy, and Rudolf, Moritz, “The Global Ambitions of Chinese Law,” Project Syndicate (November 23, 2022).

Daum, Jeremy, “Far From a Panopticon, Social Credit Focuses on Legal Violations,” Jamestown Foundation China Brief (October 8, 2021)

Daum, Jeremy, “Untrustworthy: Social Credit Isn’t What You Think It Is,” Verfassungsblog On Matters Constitutional (June 27, 2019)


Paul Gewirtz

Gewirtz, Paul, “Words and policies: ‘De-risking’ and China policy,” Brookings Institution (May 30, 2023).

Gewirtz, Paul, “A Roadmap for U.S.-Europe Cooperation on China,” February 2021,

Gewirtz, Paul, “Working With Our (European) Allies,” November 2020,, in The Future of US Policy Towards China, 2020, and

Gewirtz, Paul, “The Future of Trans-Atlantic Collaboration on China: What the EU-China Summit Showed,” Brookings Institution, June 2020,

Gewirtz, Paul, “No one knows: How the unknowable consequences of COVID-19 affect thinking about foreign policy and US-China relations,” Brookings (June 2020) (English and Chinese version). 

Gewirtz, Paul, “China, the United States, and the Future of the Global Order,” Global Order (Beijing: China Social Sciences Academic Press, 2018).

Gewirtz, Paul, Book Review of Ji Weidong, Building the Rule of Law in China: Ideas, Praxis and Institutional Design (Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2017), in Asian Journal of Law and Society (April 22, 2018).

Gewirtz, Paul, “Introduction” to Ji Weidong, Building the Rule of Law in China: Procedure, Discourse and Hermeneutic Community (Abingdon/New York: Routledge, 2017).

Gewirtz, Paul, “Impulsiveness, Law, and the Immigration Order,” Lawfare (Feb 13, 2017).

Gewirtz, Paul and Onek, Joe, “Getting More Cooperation From China on North Korea,” Lawfare (August 16, 2017).

Gewirtz, Paul, “How China Misread Donald Trump,” Politico (July 6, 2017).

Gewirtz, Paul, "No Winners or Losers, Please," ChinaFile, Asia Society (April 5, 2017). 

Gewirtz, Paul, "Constitutional Enforcement: Who Should Do It and How?China Law Review, Volume 4, No. 12 (October 2016). (Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, “Why law can’t solve the South China Sea conflict,” Washington Post (July 12, 2016).

Gewirtz, Paul, “Limits of Law in the South China Sea,” Brookings (May 2016) (English version). 

Gewirtz, Paul, “Limits of Law in the South China Sea,” Brookings (May 2016) (Chinese version).

Gewirtz, Paul, "Obama’s Chance to Get China Right," ChinaFile, Asia Society (November 8, 2014).

Gewirtz, Paul, "What China Means by 'Rule of Law,'" The New York Times (October 19, 2014).

Gewirtz, Paul, "Xi, Mao, and China's Search for a Usable Past," ChinaFile, Asia Society | Caixin, January 14, 2014. (Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, "A Re-Opening of U.S.-China Ties?" Caixin (June 6, 2013). (Chinese)

Gewirtz, Paul, “A Re-Opening to China?” ChinaFile, Asia Society (June 5, 2013).


Jamie Horsley

Horsley, Jamie P., “Further Observations on the Second Draft Revision of the Administrative Reconsideration Law,” China Law Translate (August 10, 2023) (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P. and Rogier Creemers, “The Cyberspace Administration of China: A Portrait,” in The Emergence of China’s Smart State, Rogier Creemers, Straton Papagianneas and Adam Knight, eds. (Roman and Littlefield, forthcoming Summer 2023).

Horsley, Jamie P., “Observations on the First Draft Revision of the Administrative Reconsideration Law,” China Law Translate (January 23, 2023).

Horsley, Jamie P., “CAC Moves to Enhance and Legitimize Its Cyberspace Enforcement Authority,” DigiChina, November 20, 2022

Horsley, Jamie P., “Translation: Provisions on Procedures for Administrative Law Enforcement by Cyberspace Departments (Draft for Comment),” DigiChina, November 20, 2022

Horsley, Jamie P., “Behind the Facade of China’s Cyber Super-Regulator: What we think we know—and what we don't—about the Cyberspace Administration of China,” DigiChina (August 8, 2022). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “It’s Time for a New Policy on Confucius Institutes" Lawfare (April 1, 2021). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “How will China’s privacy law apply to the Chinese state?" New America (January 26, 2021). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Revitalizing Law and Governance Collaboration with China." Yale Law School Paul Tsai China Center and Brookings Institution John L. Thornton China Center  (November 17, 2020). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Join the China-initiated Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank." Brookings Order from Chaos, A list of specific, actionable foreign policy ideas for the next president (October 27, 2020). (English) (Chinese)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Let’s end the COVID-19 Blame Game: Reconsidering China’s role in the pandemic ," Brookings Order from Chaos (August 19, 2020). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Explainer: Judicial interpretation requires government leaders to defend lawsuits in person,” China Law Translate (July 6, 2020) (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Chinese law requires public consultation in lawmaking: What does it mean for the Hong Kong national security legislation?", Brookings Order from Chaos (June 8, 2020). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P.,  “Party leadership and rule of law in the Xi Jinping era," Brookings Institution Global China Initiative (September 2019) (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., "Open Government Developments in China: Implications for US Businesses" China Business Review (July 1, 2019) (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Transparency, Accountability, and Access to Information,” in Handbook on Human Rights in China, Sara Biddulph and Joshua Rosenzweig, eds. (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2019).

Horsley, Jamie P., "A Primer on How Chinese Law Might Enforce a US-China Trade Deal," Brookings Order from Chaos (May 15, 2019).

Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s Central Government Seeks to Rein in Regulatory Documents,” The Regulatory Review (May 7, 2019). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., "Can China Deliver a Better Belt and Road?" Foreign Policy (April 22, 2019).

Horsley, Jamie P., "Challenging China to Make Good Project Governance a Centerpiece of the Belt and Road Initiative," Paul Tsai China Center Working Paper (December 2018)  (PDF).

Horsley, Jamie P., "China’s Orwellian Social Credit Score Isn’t Real," Foreign Policy (November 16, 2018).

Horsley, Jamie P., “What’s So Controversial About China’s New Anti-Corruption Body?,” The Diplomat (May 30, 2018).

Horsley, Jamie P., “China Implements More Participatory Rulemaking Under Communist Party,” The Regulatory Review (March 15, 2018). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “The Chinese Communist Party’s Experiment with Transparency: Unpacking the CCP’s new regulations on ‘open party affairs’,” The Diplomat (February 1, 2018). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., "Will engaging China promote good governance?" Strategy Paper, John L. Thornton China Center, Brookings Institute (January 2017). (PDF) (Chinese)

Horsley, Jamie P., "China’s FOIA Turns Eight," (April 28, 2016). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “Participation in Economic Policymaking in China,” in Scott Kennedy, State and Market in Contemporary China: Toward the 13th Five-Year Plan(CSIS/Rowan & Littlefield, 2016). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “China Promotes Open Government as it Seeks to Reinvent Its Governance Model,” (February 22, 2016). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s Leaders Endorse Disclosure as the 'Norm'", (November 4, 2014). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., “China’s rulers commit to the (socialist) rule of law,” Nikkei Asian Review (October 27, 2014). (PDF)

Horsley, Jamie P., and Sun, Can, “Information Disclosure Requirements and Issues for Universities in the United States: Letting Sunshine into the Ivory Tower.” Published in Chinese in the Journal of the Zhejiang Provincial Communist Party School, Issue 5, 2014 (English PDF | Chinese PDF).

Horsley, Jamie P., "China Deepens Its Disclosure Regime," (April 4, 2014). (PDF)


Darius Longarino

Longarino, Darius, Peng, Yanhui, and Wang, Di, “LGBTQ Activism in Contemporary China: A Legal Advocate’s Story,“ (tentative title) Oxford Handbook of East Asian Gender History,  edited by Barbara Molony, Hyaeweol Choi, and Janet Theiss (Oxford University Press, under contract).

Longarino, Darius, and Yuan, Ding, “2 College Students in China Were Disciplined for Giving Out Pride Flags. Can the Law Help Them?,” The Diplomat (April 28, 2023).

Longarino, Darius and Peng, Yanhui, “What a Gay Flight Attendant’s Lost Discrimination Case Says About LGBTQ Rights in China,” The Diplomat (January 24, 2023).   

Hu, Zhijun, “‘Don’t Say Gay’ Is Happening in China Too. But It Can’t Turn Back the Clock,” The Diplomat (December 3, 2022). Translated by Darius Longarino.

Hu, Zhijun, “Thanks to a County in Utah, Same-Sex Couples Can Get Married—In China,” ChinaFile (October 3, 2022). Translated by Darius Longarino.

Longarino, Darius, “‘Runaway Legitimation’ and Its Limits: LGBTQ Rights in China,” Routledge Handbook of Constitutional Law in Greater China, Chapter 14, edited by Ngoc Son Bui, Ryan Mitchell, and Stuart Hargreaves (Routledge, 2022).

Longarino, Darius, Wei, Changhao, and Ren, Yixin (Claire), “China’s Lawmakers Take More (Cautious) Steps Against Workplace Sexual Harassment,” The Diplomat (January 21, 2022).

Longarino, Darius, and Ren, Yixin (Claire), “After an employee’s allegations went viral, will Chinese companies adopt anti-harassment policies?,” Washington Post (September 16, 2021).

Longarino, Darius “#MeToo setback in court for CCTV intern: Q&A with scholar Darius Longarino,” SupChina, (September 16, 2021).

Longarino, Darius, Ren, Yixin (Claire), and Wei, Changhao, “How Do Sexual Harassment Claims Fare in China’s Courts?,” The Diplomat (August 6, 2021). 

Longarino, Darius, Ren, Yixin (Claire), and Wei, Changhao, “Legal Obstacles to #MeToo Cases in China’s Courts,” Jamestown China Brief (May 7, 2021).

Longarino, Darius, “A woman won a landmark #MeToo case in China. Why is winning so hard?,” Washington Post (March 20, 2021).

Longarino, Darius, Ren, Yixin (Claire), and Zhang, Angela (Lulu), “Are China’s Companies Taking Action on Sexual Harassment?,” The Diplomat (March 9, 2021).

Longarino, Darius, “Precarious Progress: Advocacy for the Human Rights of LGBT People in China,” OutRight Action International (December 16, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, “Will China’s Civil Code Finally Get Companies to Take Fighting Sexual Harassment Seriously?,” The Diplomat (December 4, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, “Show and case: How Beijing approaches gender equality and LGBT issues on the world stage,” Brookings (September 2020).

Longarino, Darius, “Could Same-Sex Marriage Advocacy in China Be Poised for a Breakthrough?,“ China File (September 17, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, “Was the Dang Dang Case a Successful Transgender Discrimination Lawsuit?,” China Law Translate (September 15, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, “Under New Civil Code, Suing Employers for Sexual Harassment will Still be Hard,” China Law Translate (August 13, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, and Wolfson, Evan, “After Same-Sex Couples Could Marry in the US, the Sky Didn’t Fall. It Became Bluer,” Financial Times Chinese (June 25, 2020) (Chinese).

Longarino, Darius, “Re: Call for Inputs for the Report of the Independent Expert on Protection Against Violence and Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity with Focus on Practices of So-Called ‘Conversion Therapy’,” posted by the United Nations Independent Expert on protection against violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity (May 1, 2020).

Longarino, Darius, "Uncovering: the Economic Benefits of LGBT Workplace Inclusion," Frontiers of Law in China (December 2019).

Longarino, Darius, and Liu, Yiqiang, "Can China Build a Rainbow Bridge between the Global North and the South at the United Nations?Caixin (November 16, 2019) (Chinese). 

Longarino, Darius, "Converting the Converters," ChinaFile (October 18, 2019). 

Longarino, Darius, and Dong, Yifu, “Being Gay is not an Illness. How Do We End the Farce that is Conversion Therapy?Financial Times Chinese (May 16, 2019) (Chinese).

Longarino, Darius, and Liu, Xiaonan, “The Anti-Discrimination ‘Toolbox’ Has Expanded, Can We Use It Well?Financial Times Chinese (March 28, 2019) (Chinese).

Longarino, Darius, Li, Xiang, and Lu, Haina, “Thirty Years Later, Why We Still Need World AIDS Day,” Financial Times Chinese (November 30, 2018) (Chinese). 

Longarino, Darius and Lu, Haina, “World Zero Discrimination Day: Equality Makes Us Healthier,Financial Times Chinese (March 1, 2018) (Chinese).

Longarino, Darius and Lu, Haina, “‘Supply-Side’ Reform of the Rainbow Economy,” Financial Times Chinese (July 14, 2017) (Chinese).

Longarino, Darius and Cai, Yao, “These US Psychology Experts Struggled for 20 Years Against Discrimination Against Gay People,” Financial Times Chinese (May 17, 2018) (Chinese).


Karman Lucero

Lucero, Karman, Walker Smith, Bryant, Wang, Ying, and Carlock, Leighton, “A Path for Cooperation Between Law Schools in China and the United States,” Penn State Journal of Law & International Affairs (Volume 11, Issue 2), May 2023.

Lucero, Karman, “For China’s officials, leaving zero-Covid behind is far harder than enforcing it,” South China Morning Post (February 7, 2022).

Lucero, Karman, “Is China a ‘Paper Tiger’?” The Diplomat (February 2, 2023).

Lucero, Karman, “Algorithmic Governance Policy and Implementation Approaches in the United States” (September 2, 2021), SSRN:

Lucero, Karman, and Jiang, Jiaying, “China’s digital yuan ambitions raise more questions than answers,” South China Morning Post (August 15, 2021).

Lucero, Karman, Beyond the China Initiative,” Lawfare, February 22, 2021,  

Jiang, Jiaying Christine and Lucero, Karman, “Background and Implications of China's Central Bank DigitalCurrency: E-CNY” (January 11, 2021). Available at SSRN: or

Lucero, Karman, “Approaches and Implementation of Governance of Algorithms in the United States” (美国算法治理政策与实施进路). Global Law Review (环球法律评论), 2020(3), 2020.

Lucero, Karman, “China Responds to the Coronavirus with an Iron Grip on Information Flow.” Lawfare, March 17, 2020,

Lucero, Karman, “In China, Planning Towards AI Policy Paralysis.” Stanford-New America DigiChina Project report AI Policy and China: Realities of State-led Development, January 21, 2020.

Lucero, Karman, “Artificial Intelligence Regulation and China’s Future.” Columbia Journal of Asian Law, 33(1), 94–171, 2019.

Lucero, Karman, “Planning Toward Policy Paralysis,” AI Policy and China report (October 29, 2019).


Mira Rapp-Hooper

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, "Looking Past Trump," Project Syndicate, (November 20, 2018)

Rapp-Hooper, Mira and Friedman-Lissner, Rebecca, “The Day after Trump: American Strategy for a New International Order,” The Washington Quarterly (Spring 2018)

Rapp-Hooper, Mira and Jervis, Robert, “Perception and Misperception on the Korean Peninsula,” Foreign Affairs (May/June 2018).

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Freedom of Navigation and the UNCLOS Order,” in Hong Nong and Gordon Houlden, eds., Maritime Order and Law in East Asia (London: Routledge, 2018)

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Networked Security in a Changing Asia: The Case for Alliances Under Uncertainty,” in Michael Heazle and Andrew O’Neil, eds, China’s Rise and Australia-US-Japan Relations (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar, 2018).

Rapp-Hooper, Mira (ed), “Powerplay: The Origins of the U.S. Alliance System in Asia,” International Security Studies Forum Roundtable, March 5, 2018.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Five reasons the Olympics haven’t solved the North Korea problem,” Washington Post (February 22, 2018).

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “The Cataclysm that would Follow a ‘Bloody Nose’ Strike on North Korea,” The Atlantic, January 21, 2018.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira and Zack Cooper, “China, America, and the End of the Responsible Stakeholder Theory,” Texas National Security Review, December 21, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “America is not going Denuclearize North Korea,” The Atlantic, November 29, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “What China Wants from Trump,” Foreign Affairs online, November 7, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “The Five Things We Learned from Trump’s Asia Trip,” Washington Post, November 5, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper Mira, “Is War With China Coming?: Contrasting Visions,” Book Review Roundtable, Texas National Security Review, November 1, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Would Trump Attack North Korea? Here’s What We Learned from his “Rocket Man” Speech at the UN,” Washington Post, September 20, 2017.

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Decoupling is Back in Asia: A 1960s Playbook Won’t Solve these Problems,” War on the Rocks (September 7, 2017).

Rapp-Hooper, Mira, “Here are 5 takeaways from Trump’s startling nuclear threats against North Korea,” Washington Post (August 21, 2017).


Yixin (Claire) Ren

Ren, Yixin (Claire), Longarino, Darius, and Wei, Changhao, “China’s Lawmakers Take More (Cautious) Steps Against Workplace Sexual Harassment,” The Diplomat (January 21, 2022).

Ren, Yixin (Claire), and Longarino, Darius, “After an employee’s allegations went viral, will Chinese companies adopt anti-harassment policies?,” Washington Post (September 16, 2021).

Ren, Yixin (Claire), Longarino, Darius, and Wei, Changhao, “How Do Sexual Harassment Claims Fare in China’s Courts?,” The Diplomat (August 6, 2021). 

Ren, Yixin (Claire), Longarino, Darius, and Wei, Changhao, “Legal Obstacles to #MeToo Cases in China’s Courts,” Jamestown China Brief (May 7, 2021).

Ren, Yixin (Claire), Longarino, Darius, and Zhang, Angela (Lulu), “Are China’s Companies Taking Action on Sexual Harassment?,” The Diplomat (March 9, 2021).


Stephen Roach

Personal website

US-China blog

Roach, Stephen, “The old approach to US-China relations no longer works,” Financial Times (July 17, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “The Wrong Way to Manage US-China Relations,” Project Syndicate (June 27, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “A New Architecture for U.S.-China Engagement,” The Wire China (May 28, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “The AI Moment of Truth for Chinese Censorship,” Project Syndicate (May 24, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “The Economic Costs of America’s Conflict with China,” Project Syndicate (April 24, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “How China Benefits from Another US Banking Crisis,” Project Syndicate (March 24, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “Sleepwalking Toward Accidental Conflict,” Project Syndicate (February 27, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “The Sino-American Tech Trap,” Project Syndicate (January 24, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “China’s Reopening Spin,” The Wire China (January 15, 2023).

Roach, Stephen, “A China Optimist’s Lament,” Project Syndicate (December 22, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “False Narratives Are Raising the Risks of a U.S.-China Conflict,” Barron’s (December 2, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Xi’s Costly Obsession With Security: How a Quest for Control Threatens China’s Economic Growth,” Foreign Affairs (November 28, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “A Missed Opportunity in Bali,” Project Syndicate (November 28, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Xi’s Conflict-Prone China,” Project Syndicate (October 24, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Core Dangers for the Fed and China,” Project Syndicate (September 27, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “China’s Growth Sacrifice,” Project Syndicate (August 23, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Two insecure superpowers stumble towards collision over Taiwan,” Financial Times (August 3, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Deglobalization’s China Wild Card,” Project Syndicate (July 25, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Wrong on the Dollar – for Now,” Project Syndicate (June 27, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Warning Signs from Chinese Labor Market Distress,” The Wire China (June 12, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Downside Risks to Global Growth,” Project Syndicate (April 25, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “China's Time for Global Leadership,” Project Syndicate (March 17, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “How China Can End the War in Ukraine,” Project Syndicate (March 10, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “Only China Can Stop Russia,” Project Syndicate (March 7, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, “China's Triangulation Gambit,” Project Syndicate (February 10, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, Accidental Conflict: America, China, and the Clash of False Narratives (Yale University Press, 2022).

Roach, Stephen, Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China (Yale University Press, 2014).


Moritz Rudolf

Rudolf, Moritz, “How Did Beijing React to the Wagner Mutiny?”, The China Project (June 30, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Pandemie und Partnerpflege,” Internationale Politik (June 26, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “L’Union européenne fait la force… ou pas : face à la Chine, l’Allemagne joue (encore) la stratégie du cavalier solitaire,” Atlantico (June 22, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Petit décryptage de ce que la Chine voudrait vraiment que les États-Unis comprennent pour éviter l’escalade d’une nouvelle guerre froide,” Atlantico (June 20, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Xi Jinping’s quarrel with liberal values,” China In Context (June 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “China's fraught relationship with the G7,” China In Context (June 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “La stratégie officielle vis à vis de la Chine n’est plus de découpler nos économies avec Pékin mais de les « dé-risquer » et voilà ce que ça signifie,” Atlantico (May 24, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Written Testimony Before the US-China Economic and Security Commission; Session I: CCP’s Promotion of Rule by Law,” U.S.-China Economic And Security Review Commission (May 4, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era,” Agenda Pública (April 24, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “China eyes Global South, not West, to expand influence,” NIKKEI Asia (March 20, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “Xi Jinping Thought of the Rule of Law and Beijing’s goal to redefine international norms,” Democratic Futures (March 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, “2023: EU decoupling from China?” 9DashLine (January 18, 2023).

Rudolf, Moritz, and Godehardt, Nadine, “Germany’s (not so) new China Policy,” The Diplomat (February 2022)

Rudolf, Moritz, and Williams, Robert, “Can Europe Avert a US-China War?,” Project Syndicate (December 2021)

Rudolf, Moritz, “The Belt and Road Initiative: Implications for the International Order,” World Scientific Publishing (September 2021),

Rudolf, Moritz, “Masks, vaccines, and investment promises – the geopolitics of China’s COVID-19 Health Diplomacy in the MENA region,” in: Sharing security, culture and values for a shared prosperity in the Med, EUNAVFOR MED IRINI (July 2021)

Rudolf, Moritz, “The geopolitics of China’s COVID-19 Health Diplomacy,” Verfassungsblog (May 2021)

Rudolf, Moritz, “Xi Jinping Thought on the Rule of Law - New Substance in the Conflict of Systems with China,” SWP Comment, (April 2021)

Rudolf, Moritz, “China’s Health Diplomacy during Covid‑19 - The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) in Action,” SWP Comment (January 2021)

Rudolf, Moritz, “The Hong Kong National Security Law - A Harbinger of China’s Emerging International Legal Discourse Power,” SWP Comment (November 2020)

Rudolf, Moritz, “Chinese scholars’ increasing outspokenness on UN reform,” China Analysis, ECFR (April 2018)

Rudolf, Moritz, “China’s Security Strategy towards the Middle East,” China Analysis, ECFR (Juni 2017)

Rudolf, Moritz, Eder, Thomas, and Lang, Bertram, “China's Global Law Enforcement Drive - The need for a European response,” MERICS China Monitor No. 36 (January 2017)

Rudolf, Moritz, and Stanzel, Angela, “China’s New Era of Diplomacy: Engaging in Syria,” The Diplomat (January 2016)

Rudolf, Moritz, “China’s Shadow World Order, in: Connectivity Wars,” (Ed.: Mark Leonard), (January 2016)

Rudolf, Moritz, “China’s Counterterrorism Campaign Goes Global,” The Diplomat (June 2015) with Marc Julienne & Johannes Buckow

Rudolf, Moritz, “How the Chinese Government Fights Terrorism,” The Diplomat, (June 2015), with Marc Julienne & Johannes Buckow

Rudolf, Moritz, “The Terrorist Threat in China,” The Diplomat, (May 2015), with Marc Julienne and Johannes Buckow

Rudolf, Moritz, “Beyond Doubt: The Changing Face of Terrorism in China,” The Diplomat (May 2015), with Marc Julienne and Johannes Buckow

Rudolf, Moritz, “China’s Shadow Foreign Policy: Parallel Structures Challenge the Established International Order,” MERICS China Monitor No. 18 (October 2014), with Sebastian Heilmann, Mikko Huotari and Johannes Buckow

Rudolf, Moritz, “Asymmetries in favor of China – Russian Chinese Relations after Putin’s Shanghai Visit,” MERICS China Monitor No. 14 (July 2014), in German

Rudolf, Moritz, “Machtzentralisierung im Eiltempo Die Zentrale Reform-Führungsgruppe und die Neuorganisation der Entscheidungszentrale unter Xi Jinping,” MERICS China Monitor No. 13. (July 2014), with Lea Shih, in German

Rudolf, Moritz, “Chinas Justizreformen nehmen Gestalt an Gerichte der unteren Ebenen erhalten größere Eigenständigkeit im politischen Machtgefüge,” MERICS China Monitor No. 7 (May 2014), with Sebastian Heilman & Lea Shih, in German

Rudolf, Moritz, “Russia turns towards China – Ukraine crises causes geostrategic shift towards the PRC ,” MERICS China Monitor No. 8 (May 2014), in German


Samm Sacks

Sacks, Samm, and Swire, Peter, “A Framework for Assessing U.S. Data Policy Toward China,” Cross-Border Data Forum (June 27, 2023).

Sacks, Samm, Testimony at Hearing “How America Competes to Win the Future Versus China” before the House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Innovation, Data, and Commerce (February 1, 2023).

Sacks, Samm, Testimony at Hearing “Time Change:Hearing titleProtecting Americans’ Private Information from Hostile Foreign Powers” before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Privacy, Technology, and the Law (November 10, 2022).

Sacks, Samm, Creemers, Rogier, Webster, Graham, Laskai, Lorand, “Translation: Outbound Data Transfer Security Assessment Measures – Effective Sept. 1, 2022,” DigiChina (July 8, 2022).

Sacks, Samm, Schaefer, Kendra, and Lu, Xiaomeng, “With Auto Data, China Buckles In for Security and Opens Up for Future Tech”, DigiChina (June 10, 2021)

Sacks, Samm, and Kak, Amba, “Shifting Narratives and Emergent Trends in Data-Governance Policy Developments in China, India, and the EU”, Paul Tsai China Center, AI NOW, and New America, August 2021

Sacks, Samm, and Perault, Matt, “A Sharper, Shrewder U.S. Policy for Chinese Tech Firms: Biden Can Make the Most of a Trump-Era Rule”, Foreign Affairs, February 19, 2021

Sacks, Samm, and Rawding, Michael, “The balkanization of the cloud is bad for everyone”, MIT Technology Review, December 17, 2020

Sacks, Samm, Testimony at the U.S. Senate Data Security Hearing, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, March 2020


Susan Thornton

Thornton, Susan, “Transitioning to a Post-Cold War Order with China,” UCSD Ellsworth Lecture (March 16, 2023).

Thornton, Susan, “U.S.-China Extreme Competition and the Drumbeat of War,” in Asia Policy, Volume 17, No. 4 (October 2022), p. 239-43.

Thornton, Susan, “U.S.-China Relations: Hope for Easing of Tensions at the G20 Summit in Bali,” Italian Institute for International Political Studies Journal (October 14, 2022).

Thornton, Susan, “Will the World Make Room for China in the New Global Order,” in The China Questions II, August 2022.

Thornton, Susan, “Russia’s Ukraine Invasion and the Asian Century,” Italian Institute for International Political Studies Journal, May 26, 2022.

Thornton, Susan, “Asia’s Ambivalence Toward Sanctioning Russia,” East Asia Forum, May 22, 2022.

Thornton, Susan, “A Rival of America’s Making? The Debate Over Washington’s China Strategy,” Foreign Affairs, March/April 2022.

Thornton, Susan, “This Is How Biden Can Get The Edge Over China,” New York Times, October 21, 2021.

Thornton, Susan, and Lieberthal, Kenneth, “Forty Plus Years of U.S.-China Relations: Realities and Recommendations,” in Engaging China: Fifty Years of Sino-U.S. Relations, Columbia University Press, August 2021.

Thornton, Susan, “Biden’s China Challenge,” Internationale Politik Quarterly, February 12, 2021.

Thornton, Susan, with co-authors, “A Roadmap for U.S.-Europe Cooperation on China,” Yale Law School Paul Tsai Center Paper Series, February 2021.

Thornton, Susan, “Averting Conflict in the South China Sea,” in The Future of U.S. Policy Toward China, Brookings Institution, November 2020.

Thornton, Susan, “Mitigating Risks from China-Russia Relations,” Working Paper for the National Intelligence Council, October 2020.

Thornton, Susan, “China in Central Asia: Is China winning the ‘new great game’?”, Brookings Global China, June 2020.

Thornton, Susan, “Has COVID-19 Changed China’s Approach to National Security?,” China File, June 3, 2020. 

Thornton, Susan, “Fears of a Chinese Global Takeover are Greatly Exaggerated,” Barron’s, April 7, 2020.

Thornton, Susan, and Hass, Ryan, “On Hong Kong, The U.S. Must Find Its Voice,” Order From Chaos, Brookings Institution, July 30, 2019. 

Thornton, Susan, “The Other Tiananmen Papers,” China File, July 8, 2019.

Thornton, Susan, “China is Not an Enemy,” Washington Post, July 3, 2019.

Thornton, Susan, “Is American Diplomacy with China Dead?,” Foreign Service Journal, July-August 2019.

Thornton, Susan, “Is This the Beginning of a New Cold War,” China File, December 11, 2018.


Changhao Wei

NPC Observer

Wei, Changhao, “The Chinese Legislature’s Hidden Agenda,” The Diplomat (February 9, 2022).

Wei, Changhao, Longarino, Darius, and Ren, Yixin (Claire), “China’s Lawmakers Take More (Cautious) Steps Against Workplace Sexual Harassment,” The Diplomat (January 21, 2022).

Wei, Changhao, “Reining in Rogue Legislation: An Overview of China’s Invigoration of the ‘Recording and Review’ Process,” Made in China Journal, May–August 2021, pp. 48–55 (魏常昊著、朱家玮译:《粗放立法精细化——中国备案审查制度激活轨迹纵览》,载《备案审查研究》[Journal of Regulations Filing and Review] 2022年第3辑,第234页)

Wei, Changhao, Longarino, Darius, and Ren, Yixin (Claire), “How Do Sexual Harassment Claims Fare in China’s Courts?,” The Diplomat (August 6, 2021). 

Wei, Changhao, Longarino, Darius, and Ren, Yixin (Claire), “Legal Obstacles to #MeToo Cases in China’s Courts,” Jamestown China Brief (May 7, 2021).


Robert Williams

Williams, Robert, "What's Behind the Indictment of the Equifax Hackers?," The Atlantic (February 12, 2020).

Williams, Robert, "Reflections on TikTok and Data Privacy as National Security," Lawfare (November 15, 2019). 

Williams, Robert, "Securing 5G Networks: Challenges and Recommendations," Council on Foreign Relations (July 15, 2019).

Williams, Robert and Wheeler, Tom, "Keeping Huawei Hardware Out of the U.S. Is Not Enough to Secure 5G," Lawfare (February 20, 2019).

Williams, Robert, "Is Huawei a Pawn in the Trade War?," Foreign Affairs (January 30, 2019). 

Williams, Robert and Goldsmith, Jack, "The Failure of the United States' Chinese Hacking Indictment Strategy," Lawfare (December 28, 2018).

Williams, Robert and Lim, Preston, "Huawei Arrest Raises Thorny Questions of Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy," Lawfare (December 7, 2018).

Williams, Robert, "In the Balance: The Future of America’s National Security and Innovation Ecosystem," Lawfare (November 30, 2018).

Williams, Robert and Buchanan, Ben, "A Deepening U.S.-China Cybersecurity Dilemma," Lawfare (October 24, 2018).

Williams, Robert and Doshi, Rush, "Is China Interfering in American Politics?" Lawfare (October 1, 2018).

Williams, Robert and Mercer, Shannon Togawa, "In Trade War With China, U.S. Can’t Get Out of Its Own Way," Lawfare (July 31, 2018).

Williams, Robert, "The Innovation-Security Conundrum in U.S.-China Relations," Lawfare (July 24, 2018).

Williams, Robert, “The Commerce Department's Self-Defeating Conception of National Security,” Lawfare (February 26, 2018).

Williams, Robert, “Cyberspace Norms and U.S.-China Relations: Addressing the Challenge of ‘China, Inc.+’,” Lawfare (February 26, 2018).

Williams, Robert, “The ‘China, Inc.+’ Challenge To Cyberspace Norms,” Hoover Institution (February 21, 2018) (PDF).

Williams, Robert and Goldsmith, Jack, "The Chinese Hacking Indictments and the Frail 'Norm' Against Commercial Espionage," Lawfare (November 30, 2017).

Williams, Robert, "CFIUS Reform and U.S. Government Concerns over Chinese Investment: A Primer," Lawfare (November 13, 2017).

Williams, Robert, “Taking China Seriously on a North Korea Deal,” Lawfare (August 20, 2017).

Williams, Robert, “Whiplash: U.S.-China Relations in Trump’s First 100 Days,” Illinois Law Review (April 29, 2017).

Williams, Robert, “Vietnam, the UNCLOS Tribunal, and the Latest U.S. FONOP in the South China Sea,” Lawfare (October 25, 2016).

Williams, Robert, “Tribunal Issues Landmark Ruling in South China Sea Arbitration,” Lawfare (July 12, 2016).

Williams, Robert, “A Secret Weapon to Stop China’s Island Building: The Environment?” The National Interest (April 20, 2015).

Williams, Robert, “China’s Transparency Two-Step: Reform and Control in the Wake of the Fourth Plenum,” Georgetown Journal of International Affairs (November 26, 2014).

Williams, Robert, "A New Vocabulary for Engagement in US-China Relations?" The Diplomat (November 10, 2014).

Williams, Robert, "'Community Corrections' and the Road Ahead for Re-Education Through Labor," ChinaFile, Asia Society (December 20, 2013).