China’s “Strategic Silence” on the Poland-Belarus Border Crisis

This article is part of a series of articles authored by young, aspiring China scholars under the Future CHOICE initiative. At the beginning of December, Belarusian ruler Alexander Lukashenko signed Directive No.9, a law aimed...

Sister-City Relations and Identity Politics: The Case of Prague, Beijing, Taipei, and Shanghai

When the Prague City Council approved a sister city agreement with Taiwan in January 2020, Shanghai responded by canceling its own partnership with Prague, which was established back in 2017. The cancellation came after a similar agreement with Beijing...