Explainers

The Chinese economy after the ‘Two Sessions’

George Magnus investigates what the Chinese Communist Party’s ‘Two Sessions’ of 2023 reveal about the direction of the Chinese economy

Is China a threat?

Charles Parton OBE explores the nature of the threat posed by the CCP and strategies it uses for building the capability to carry out its aims

The Chinese navy: From minnow to shark

Capt. Dr Kevin Rowland and Dr Edward Hampshire explore the modernisation of the Chinese navy and its geostrategic implications

The 20th Party Congress: What it means for the CCP and the world

Charles Parton OBE assesses the 20th Party Congress and explains what it means for the Chinese Communist Party and the wider world.

The CCP’s 20th Party Congress: What to look out for

Charles Parton OBE dissects the workings of a Chinese Communist Party Congress and what to watch for at the 20th

The Chinese economy: Troubled times ahead

George Magnus investigates the ailments affecting the Chinese economy and the necessary measures required to solve them

What is China’s Global Security Initiative?

Chris Cash outlines China's Global Security Initiative and why it matters before making suggestions as to how the United Kingdom should respond

China’s ‘Two Sessions’ paper over cracks in a troubled economy

George Magnus explores the economic and policy backdrop to the ‘Two Sessions’ and how the main economic challenges facing China are being addressed, or not

China: Between the National People’s Congress and the Party Congress

Charles Parton OBE explores the main political and social angles of the Chinese Communist Party’s ‘Two Sessions’ in 2022

Net Zero: The geostrategic rationale for ‘Global Britain’

Jack Richardson explains why the United Kingdom’s Net Zero agenda is essential for its geostrategic interests