China Studies Program
For over two decades, CNA has been analyzing security developments related to the People’s Republic of China. Today, U.S. national security and policy decisions benefit from the insights of CNA China analysts with deep context, language skills, and experience working, living or studying in the Mandarin speaking world. Their analyses span PRC military affairs, foreign policy, economic statecraft, technological developments, and strategic communications, among others.
In The News
Putin-Xi meeting, China’s lunar mineral announcement, US global leadershipGovernment Matters | 20 Sep 2022
Elizabeth Wishnick says, “We previously misunderstood what no limits means. It didn’t mean that there were no parameters to this partnership. It was a way for the Chinese officials found to avoid discussing the prospect of an alliance.”
Strength of ‘limitless’ China-Russia ties to be tested at summitThe Guardian | 15 Sep 2022
Elizabeth Wishnick says, “With Russia under pressure on the battlefield, Xi might feel compelled to express some greater rhetorical support for Russia, or at least to provide some additional criticism of Nato and the US.”