Li Zhang

Director of the Institute of Information and Social Development Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR)

Li Zhang is Director of the Institute of Information and Social Development Studies at the China Institutes of Contemporary International Relations (CICIR) in Beijing (a group of experts on crisis management and strategic and policy research on cyber security), and one of the co-sponsors of the Sino-US Cybersecurity Dialogue hosted by CICIR and the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in the United States.


  • A Chinese perspective on cyber war

    Confronted with media hype over cyber warfare, China has consistently maintained a cool-headed perspective. On the one hand, China disapproves of ignorantly overplaying the significance of cyber war; on the other, it seeks to promote vigorous discussion by taking part in academic exchanges with its international counterparts.