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CSIS research on China, led by Freeman Chair in China Studies, the China Power Project, and the Chinese Business and Economics programs, seeks to advance popular understanding and inform U.S. policy on the global implications of the country's rise.

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Coronavirus Crisis Update

Dr. Scott Kennedy, CSIS: “Give us our lives back!”

In our continued series on China post-Zero Covid, Dr. Scott Kennedy recounts the revelations from his six weeks in Beijing and Shanghai in late 2022, and reflects on what has transpired–societally, politically, medically—since President Xi suddenly threw off the Zero Covid controls in early December. What is the toll for not preparing for the colossal peak of Covid? What will be made of a “crisis of confidence” that the government must face, and that is going to hurt? What can we expect in the spring in terms of normalization?

Podcast Episode by J. Stephen Morrison and Scott Kennedy — January 26, 2023

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Photo: Naval Air Crewman 1st Class Justin Sherman/U.S. Air Force

Photo: Naval Air Crewman 1st Class Justin Sherman/U.S. Air Force

In the Shadow of Warships

How foreign companies help modernize China’s navy

Digital Report by Matthew P. Funaiole , Brian Hart , and Joseph S. Bermudez Jr. — December 15, 2021

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Scott Kennedy
Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics
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Bonny Lin
Director, China Power Project and Senior Fellow, Asian Security
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Matthew P. Funaiole
Vice President, iDeas Lab, Andreas C. Dracopoulos Chair in Innovation and Senior Fellow, China Power Project
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Ilaria Mazzocco
Senior Fellow, Trustee Chair in Chinese Business and Economics
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John Schaus
Senior Fellow, International Security Program
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Benjamin Jensen
Senior Fellow, Future War, Gaming, and Strategy, and International Security Program
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Lily McElwee
Fellow, Freeman Chair in China Studies and CSIS-Chumir Global Dialogue