An interactive map shows ship movements around China, seen on a Reuters Eikon screen, October 23, 2015. About 4 million barrels of crude oil bought by a Chinese state trader for the country's strategic reserves have been stranded in two tankers off an eastern port for nearly two months due to a lack of storage, two trade sources said. Picture taken October 23, 2015.  REUTERS/Thomas White - GF20000029024

What are the implications of Chinese activity across various strategic domains — security, infrastructure, economic statecraft, and more — for the United States?

Global China: Domains of strategic competition

Authors: Tarun Chhabra, Rush Doshi, Ryan Hass, Emilie Kimball

This installment of the Brookings Foreign Policy series “Global China: Assessing China’s Growing Role in the World” helps illuminate China’s expanding global influence in domains of strategic competition.

Is China prepared for global terrorism?

Authors: Daniel L. Byman, Israa Saber

As China continues to develop the ways in which it counters terrorism at home, it has also begun to export its version of counterterrorism methods abroad.

The US-China nuclear relationship: Why competition is likely to intensify

Authors: Caitlin Talmadge

As a result of dynamics in both Washington and Beijing, nuclear competition between the United States and China is almost certain to intensify.

All that Xi wants: China attempts to ace bases overseas

Authors: Mara Karlin, Leah Dreyfuss

In the near to medium term, China will likely continue to forgo formal military alliances and full-fledged bases, and instead seek to develop partnerships that allow it access to its expanding interests.

China, the gray zone, and contingency planning at the Department of Defense and beyond

Authors: Michael E. O’Hanlon

It is neither credible nor wise to promise allies massive U.S. military responses to limited aggression by China or another power. Washington needs a more believable, and feasible, approach.

Understanding China's Belt and Road infrastructure projects in Africa

Authors: David Dollar

While seemingly aimed at regional economic corridors, the Belt and Road Initiative is in fact global and motivated by economic and strategic interests. In Africa, experiences with BRI are mixed.

China and economic sanctions: Where does Washington have leverage?

Authors: Richard Nephew

Given the likelihood of competition, the United States should add sanctions development to its crisis management process, and increase intelligence and analytical capabilities that focus directly on Chinese sanctions doctrine and practice.