On Thursday, October 5, 2023, the China Power Project held its eighth annual conference featuring keynote remarks and leading experts debating core issues underpinning China’s power.
China is investing heavily in cutting-edge quantum technologies, which exploit properties of quantum mechanics to enable breakthroughs in sensing, communication, and computing. This ChinaPower feature breaks down the complexities of quantum technologies and analyzes China’s progress relative to other countries.
China launched its third aircraft carrier, the Fujian, on June 17, 2022, and work is underway to prepare the vessel for commissioning into the People’s Liberation Army Navy. This page provides key details about the carrier.
This ChinaPower series closely examines developments surrounding the Fourth Taiwan Strait Crisis.
In April 2023, after Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen transited through the United States, China responded with significant military and diplomatic measures. This ChinaPower feature analyzes Chinese activities and explores the factors impacting Beijing’s decisionmaking.
After Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen transited through the United States and held an in-person meeting with Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, China held major military exercises around Taiwan. This page tracks key Chinese activities.
Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen transited through the United States in late March and early April of 2023. This ChinaPower feature contextualizes Tsai’s transit and Chinese responses by breaking down the facts surrounding past transits and analyzing China’s past behavior.
Each spring, China releases a government budget report that provides valuable insights into the country’s spending priorities and overall fiscal health. Yet these budgets can be difficult to parse, and the topline figures only tell part of the story. This ChinaPower feature untangles the details behind China’s government budget.