Contemporary International Relations is the bimonthly English-language journal of the prestigious Beijing-based think tank the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR). CICIR is one of China's largest and oldest civilian research institutions for international studies - and one of its most influential think tanks. With its significant staff of researchers and analysts, the Institute has made considerable contributions to China's foreign policy decision-making process over the years. Contemporary International Relations is one of the earliest English publications on international politics and international relations to be published in China. The journal includes papers by CICIR researchers as well as scholars and researchers from other institutes in China and from around the world. Each issue of Contemporary International Relations covers topics such as politics, diplomacy, security, economics, military, social issues, and issues related to Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau. Contemporary International Relations is the ideal resource for insight into the ever-changing face of modern-day China and its relations with the rest of the world.