The China Center is committed to studying China’s strategic behavior, advancing U.S. national security, and promoting a free and open Indo-Pacific. Our team conducts objective data-driven research, hosts strategic dialogues, and convenes panels of leading experts to uncover new information about China and identify actionable policy solutions for US decisionmakers. 

The China Center will organize its initial research under two inaugural research initiatives: The Geoeconomics Initiative and The Technology Initiative. These initiatives will examine the economic and technology dimensions of great power competition and the global impact of China’s economic and technology policies.

Recent Analysis

China’s Anti-Ship Ballistic Missile Capability in the South China Sea

In August 2020, China fired what were reported to be anti-ship ballistic missiles (ASBM) into the South China Sea. The missile firings were the second time that China launched such missiles into the disputed waters. The first occurred in...

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