Commentary

Belt and Road Projects Direct Chinese Investment to All Corners of the Globe. What Are the Local Impacts? The Monkey Cage, September 11, 2018, with Richard Bluhm, Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks and Michael Tierney.

China's Foreign Aid Beyond the Headlines. Fairbank Center Blog, February 13, 2018.

China's Overseas Development Programs: Busting `Rogue Donor' Myths. GlobalDev Blog, February 8, 2018, with Brad Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs.

Rogue Agent or Team Player? Beijing’s Motivations for Aid Provision. AidData The First Tranche, February 6, 2018, with Brad Parks, Michael J. Tierney, Axel Dreher and Andreas Fuchs.

Many in the West Fear Chinese ‘Aid’ to Africa. They’re Wrong. Here’s Why. The Monkey Cage, October 20, 2015, with Axel Dreher, Andreas Fuchs, Bradley Parks, and Michael J. Tierney.

China’s Global Maritime Presence: Hard and Soft Dimensions of PLAN Antipiracy Operations. Jamestown Foundation China Brief 15.9, April 27, 2015, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China’s `Facts of Ground’: Putting Neighbors Between a Rock and a Hard Place. War on the Rocks, March 2, 2015, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Pandora’s Sandbox: China’s Island-Building Strategy in the South China Sea. Foreign Affairs, July 13, 2014, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China’s RIMPAC Debut: What’s in It for America? The National Interest, July 3, 2014, with Andrew S. Erickson.

How Tough is AidData’s TUFF Methodology? New Evidence from Uganda and South Africa. AidData The First Tranche, January 21, 2014, with Edwin Muchapondwa, Daniel Nielson, Michael J. Tierney, and Bradley C. Parks.

China and the Far Seas. The Diplomat, January 10, 2014, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Why China’s Gulf Piracy Fight Matters. CNN Global Public Square, January 7, 2014, with Andrew S. Erickson.

No Substitute for Experience. Council on Foreign Relations Asia Unbound, January 2, 2014, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Piracy’s Next Frontier: A Role for China in Gulf of Guinea Security? The National Interest, December 10, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China’s Far Seas ‘Five-Year Plan'. Council on Foreign Relations Asia Unbound, November 15, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China and the International Antipiracy Effort. The Diplomat, November 1, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Learning by Doing: PLAN Operational Innovations in the Gulf of Aden. Jamestown Foundation China Brief 13.21, October 24, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Pragmatic Partners, the Unsung Story of U.S.-China Anti-Piracy Coordination. Council on Foreign Relations Asia Unbound, October 24, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

The Relevant Organs: Institutional Factors in China’s Anti-Piracy Missions. Jamestown Foundation China Brief 13.20, October 10, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Sunk Costs: China and the Pirates. The Diplomat, September 26, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Spring Training for the Big Leagues. Council on Foreign Relations Asia Unbound, September 19, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

China Has Drones: Now What? When Beijing Will–and Won’t–Use Its UAVs. Foreign Affairs, May 23, 2013, with Andrew S. Erickson.

Why We Need Better Data on Chinese Aid. Devex Impact Editor, May 3, 2013, with Bradley C. Parks and Vijaya Ramachandran

How Do You Track Chinese Development Finance? You Have to Follow the Money! AidData The First Tranche, April 30, 2013.

Learning the Ropes in Blue Water. U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings 139/4/1.322 (April 2013): 34-38, with Andrew S. Erickson.