Op-eds

CUP reverses course on CQ censorship – And then? China Policy Institute: Analysis. Aug 22, 2017.

Censorship and China Studies. China Policy Institute: Analysis. Aug 19, 2017.

Xi’s Soccer Dream: Defining characteristics, unintended consequences. China Soccer Observatory. July 12, 2017.

No more “superstars” for CSL, and that’s a good thing. CPI: Analysis. July 6, 2017.

Trump, Taiwan, and the ‘One China’ Policy. The Diplomat. Feb 28, 2017.

How the Global Media Frames Taiwan and Gets it Wrong. Global Taiwan Institute 1(13). Dec 14, 2016.

Celebrity culture marches East. China Daily. Nov 4, 2016.

Can China achieve its goal of becoming a major soccer power? South China Morning Post. Sept 15 2016.

Beautiful and mathematical: Football as a numbers game. BBC. Sept 14, 2016.

Dog vaccine offers hope in China’s fight against rabies. BBC. Sept 1, 2016.

‘Leftover women’ a facet of inequalityChina Daily. July 22 2016.

Chinese football finally taking shape. China Daily. April 15 2016.

Chinese Celebrity and the Soft Power Machine. China Film Insider. April 3 2016. (With T. Kehoe).

In Taiwan, the old guard struggles to win the hearts and minds of the young. South China Morning Post. Jan 8 2016.

Livelihood issues set the tone for Taiwan’s presidential election, not its ‘sovereignty’ tussle with China. South China Morning Post. Dec 22 2015.

Changing of the Guard: Where Taiwan Goes After President MaThe National Interest. Dec 7 2015.

The strategic intentions behind Xi Jinping’s meeting with Ma Ying-jeou. South China Morning Post. Nov 6 2015.

The Big China-Taiwan Meeting: Game Changer, Lost Cause or Election Strategy? The National Interest. Nov 4 2015.

Confucius has something to offer everyoneChina Daily. Sept 11 2015.

“Asia for Asians”: Would it mean “Asia for Chinese?” India-China Chronicle. May-June 2015.

Risking it all. South China Morning Post. June 24 2015.

Environmental protests expose weakness in China’s leadership. Forbes. June 22 2015. (With S. Hoffman)

China’s failed Taiwan policy. Wall Street Journal. May 4 2015.

The Battle for Taiwan’s SoulThe National Interest. May 3 2015.

A village land protest spells trouble for Beijing. The Straits Times. April 22 2015. (With S. Hoffman)

Shaping its own global storyChina Daily. Dec 19 2014.

Here Comes Taiwan’s Big Political RealignmentThe National Interest. December 2 2014.

Green Tide. South China Morning Post. December 2 2014.

Benefits from strange bedfellows. China Daily. Sept 26 2014.

Be a Grub Street regular. Times Higher Education. August 28 2014.

Declarations of loyalty a feature of communist China’s dog-eat-dog politics. South China Morning Post. August 25 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

Taiwan’s Identity CrisisThe National Interest. August 18 2014.

China’s Latin American ties tempering US influence. South China Morning Post. August 6 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

China’s economic power buys British silence on its human rights record. South China Morning Post. June 24 2014.

China faces the new realities of US interference in its own backyardSouth China Morning Post. June 9 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

Beware: A Time of Troubles Ahead for Asia. The National Interest. June 3 2014. (With S. Hoffman)

Limited AppealSouth China Morning Post. May 27 2014. (With S. Hoffman)

Costs and Benefits. South China Morning Post. April 29 2014. (With S. Hoffman)

Xi’s Corruption CrackdownThe National Interest. April 3 2014.

Lessons from TaiwanSouth China Morning Post. April 2 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

Sichuan tycoon Liu Han’s fall underlines culture of political patronageSouth China Morning Post. March 5 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

Taiwan and China Edge Ever Closer. New York Times. Feb 17 2014.

The Taiwan-China Meeting. The Diplomat. Feb 11 2014. (With M. Thim)

A Limited Cross-Strait Opening. Wall Street Journal. Feb 10 2014.

Talk of Li being sidelined is not backed by party’s recent power shuffle. South China Morning Post. Feb 10 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

Year of the Lame Horse. The National Interest. Feb 4 2014. (With M. Thim)

Zhou Yongkang won’t easily escape the net of Xi’s corruption campaign. South China Morning Post. Jan 12 2014. (With Deng Yuwen)

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