The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
August 01, 2014
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
Should modern-day China really bemoan the defeat of a corrupt dynasty 120 years ago?
The Biggest Lesson of the First Sino-Japanese War
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
August 01, 2014
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
After Zhou Yongkang, the anti-corruption campaign aims at the PLA and Shanghai -- two power bases for Jiang Zemin.
Xi Jinping's Next Tiger Hunt
China Announces Limited <em>Hukou</em> Reform
July 31, 2014
China Announces Limited Hukou Reform
China's government is reforming its hukou permit system in an "orderly" manner.
China Announces Limited Hukou Reform
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
July 31, 2014
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
There are conflicting explanations of the violence in Xinjiang's Kashgar Prefecture, but reports indicate over 30 dead.
Dozens Dead in Latest Xinjiang Violence
Zhou Yongkang and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
July 30, 2014
Zhou Yongkang and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
Zhou Yongkang's case ties in with Xi Jinping's larger vision for the rule of law in China.
Zhou Yongkang and the Rule of Law With Chinese Characteristics
In Zhou Yongkang, Xi Bags the Ultimate 'Tiger'
July 29, 2014
In Zhou Yongkang, Xi Bags the Ultimate 'Tiger'
In an unprecedented move, the CCP has placed a former Politburo Standing Committee member under investigation.
In Zhou Yongkang, Xi Bags the Ultimate 'Tiger'
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
July 29, 2014
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
Can a China-dominated New Development Bank replace the World Bank and the IMF?
The BRICS Bank and China’s Economic Statecraft
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
July 29, 2014
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
The PLA is holding live-fire exercises off China's southeastern and southern coasts.
China Holds Annual Military Drills in East, South China Seas
Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
July 29, 2014
Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
China believes that it is defending, rather than upsetting, the post WW2 regional order.
Is China Threatening or Defending the Postwar Regional Order?
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
July 28, 2014
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
Despite security interests in the region, don't look for China to become a leading mediator in Middle East conflicts.
Why China Won't Lead in the Middle East
China’s War on the Internet
July 26, 2014
China’s War on the Internet
With more Chinese going online, the CCP has strengthened its effort to create an Internet with Chinese Characteristics.
China’s War on the Internet
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
July 25, 2014
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
The last week has seen China engage in a ferocious amount of military diplomacy.
China’s Military Diplomacy Heats Up
China’s New Global Institutions
July 25, 2014
China’s New Global Institutions
Beijing is seeking to shape international institutions to facilitate its emergence as a global power.
China’s New Global Institutions
The Dangers of History Analogies
July 25, 2014
The Dangers of History Analogies
Recent years have seen various Asian leaders use historical analogies to describe current events. This is dangerous.
The Dangers of History Analogies
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
July 24, 2014
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
China's state media has strongly condemned the Western response to MH17, and largely backed Russia.
MH17: China Defends Russia, Criticizes the West
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
July 23, 2014
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
Instability in Iraq has serious implications for China, but does it have the ability to forge a proactive policy?
Can China Engage Meaningfully on Iraq?
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