Amanda Hsiao

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China

Crisis Group Role

Amanda Hsiao is Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for China. She focuses on conflicts in which China plays an important role, and developments in China's foreign policy that relate to conflict prevention and resolution.

Professional Background

Prior to Crisis Group, Amanda established and managed the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue's China program in Beijing, overseeing projects related to the South China Sea, U.S.-China relations, and China's evolving approach to conflict mediation. Before that, Amanda was a field researcher on the conflicts in Sudan and South Sudan for the Enough Project. Amanda has degrees from Pomona College and the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs.

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English

In The News

15 Nov 2022
Beijing is still balancing between its interest in maintaining its strategic alignment with Moscow and its interest in keeping its relationship with Washington stable. Star Tribune

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
21 Oct 2022
The [Chinese] leadership understands their management of this period as determinative of the pace and trajectory of China’s rise. Washington Post

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
14 Sep 2022
So far China has provided political and moral support to Moscow [for the war in Ukraine] but has refrained from providing military assistance. Bloomberg

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
27 Aug 2022
[Western politicians] increasingly view a visit to Taiwan as an opportunity to signal their anti-China bona fides for domestic political reasons. The Guardian

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
4 Aug 2022
China's announced military exercises represent a clear escalation from the existing baseline of Chinese military activities around Taiwan [...]. Beijing is signalling tha... AFP

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China
22 Feb 2022
Beijing will not condemn Russia’s moves nor recognize Donetsk and Luhansk’s independence, but it will also likely provide moral support — and perhaps a degree of financia... Washington Post

Amanda Hsiao

Senior Analyst, China

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