Evan Ellis: China Arms Sales Grow in South America

Should U.S. be worried about Chinese arms sales in the region? To some degree, Chinese weapons are capturing market share from Russian systems in states that have traditionally been anti-U.S. as well as in other parts of the region. Indeed, the electronics in some Chinese systems and the quality of Chinese support in maintenance and …

Evan Ellis: China CELAC Americas

Estimado Colega: Mientras que esta semana los líderes de china y CELAC se reúnen en Beijing, para incluir conversaciones de $20MM en ayuda adicional para Venezuela, le escribo para compartir con Ud. mi último artículo sobre el impacto de la RPCh sobre el entorno estratégico de América Latina y el Caribe, publicado en la edición …

Evan Ellis: China Fills Vacuum in Latin America

In the article, just published by the University of Miami Center for Hemispheric Policy, as part of their “Perspectives on the Americas” series, I review the key promises and proposals associated with Chinese President Xis recent trip to Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Cuba, as well as their implications for the strategic position of the U.S. …

Evan Ellis: China’s Advance in Latin America has more Challenges than Xi’s Visit Suggests

China’s Advance in Latin America has more Challenges than Xi’s Visit Suggests I recently taught a course in China based on my soon-to-be released book, Chinese Companies on the Ground in Latin America. While there, I interacted with Chinese research colleagues and students who hope to be the next Chinese diplomats and managers relocated to …