DAVID SHAMBAUGH

DAVID SHAMBAUGH is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program at George Washington University and a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

DAVID SHAMBAUGH is Professor of Political Science and International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program at George Washington University and a Nonresident Senior Fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution.

Articles by DAVID SHAMBAUGH

2015: China's year of diplomatic highs and domestic lows
Rarely, if ever, has China had a more active year in diplomacy. President Xi Jinping (習近平) was seemingly everywhere, and his multiple state visits met with marked successes. China's "First Lady", Peng Liyuan (彭麗媛), accompanied her husband on most visits and left her own very ...
China’s Soft-Power Push: The Search for Respect
As China’s global power grows, Beijing is learning that its image matters. For all its economic and military might, the country suffers from a severe shortage of soft power. According to global public opinion surveys, it enjoys a decidedly mixed international image. While China’s economic pro ...
The Coming Chinese Crackup
On Thursday, the National People's Congress convened in Beijing in what has become a familiar annual ritual. Some 3,000 “elected” delegates from all over the country—ranging from colorfully clad ethnic minorities to urbane billionaires—will meet for a week to discuss the state of the nati ...
China, U.S. Should Make New Ties
After several years of drift and decline, relations between China and the United States ended 2014 in a modestly improved condition. The presidential summit in Beijing in November not only produced several important and tangible accomplishments, but more importantly it stabilized the relatio ...