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Rightsizing China’s Global Security Initiative

Over the last six months, China’s much-touted Global Security Initiative has quickly gained prominence within China’s broader diplomatic outreach. Yet, it is uncertain whether China can implement the GSI successfully.

Assessing China’s Vaccine Diplomacy

Since early 2019, China has emerged as one of the key COVID-19 vaccine providers to lower-income countries, actively providing both donations and commercial deliveries. China mostly negotiated the purchases on a bilateral basis, utilizing the donations for its diplomacy goals. Despite the overall demand for vaccines declining and interest in China’s jabs taking a hit, Beijing keeps making new donation pledges.