Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
November 19, 2013
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
Both inside and outside of China, many expect great things from Xi Jinping. And he knows it.
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
What Reform Does and Doesn’t Mean in China
May 29, 2013
What Reform Does and Doesn’t Mean in China
In Mandarin, “reform” refers to the amelioration of existing structures and policies, not Western democracy.
What Reform Does and Doesn’t Mean in China
Xi Jinping and the PLA
March 19, 2013
Xi Jinping and the PLA
Xi Jinping is the new leader of China’s armed forces, but he is not yet pursuing new policies.
Xi Jinping and the PLA
The Myth of Xi Jinping’s “New” Leadership
February 06, 2013
The Myth of Xi Jinping’s “New” Leadership
World leaders may have missed an important window in forging personal relationships with Xi Jinping.
The Myth of Xi Jinping’s “New” Leadership
China's Intelligence Reforms?
January 23, 2013
China's Intelligence Reforms?
A rumored change would give Chinese leaders an alternate source of domestic intelligence.
China's Intelligence Reforms?
China's Factional Politics
December 08, 2012
China's Factional Politics
China’s leadership transition has been seen as a victory for retired President Jiang Zemin — but change seems certain.
China's Factional Politics
Foreign Policy Under Xi Jinping
November 23, 2012
Foreign Policy Under Xi Jinping
MIT’s Taylor Fravel lays out some possible trends as China transitions to new leadership.
Foreign Policy Under Xi Jinping
Now The Hard Part Begins: The China Challenge
November 20, 2012
Now The Hard Part Begins: The China Challenge
Xi Jinping has taken the reins of the Communist Party. With multiple domestic and international challenges mounting, there is much to be done.
Now The Hard Part Begins: The China Challenge
Don't Forget About Hu Jintao
November 20, 2012
Don't Forget About Hu Jintao
While Hu may be out as leader of the Communist Party, his influence will not completely disappear.
Don't Forget About Hu Jintao
China's New Leadership: Unveiled
November 16, 2012
China's New Leadership: Unveiled
After months of endless speculation, China’s new leaders have been declared. The Diplomat presents a look at the men who will guide China.
China's New Leadership: Unveiled
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
November 16, 2012
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
“students gathered…to replace the Chinese flags atop their school with the Tibetan independence flag.”
In Tibet: Protests and Self-Immolations Continue
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
November 15, 2012
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
Xi faces an uphill battle in trying to reform the economy. State-owned enterprises would be a good place to start.
Xi Jinping's Economic Challenge
The Ultimate 'Grand Bargain': A U.S. - China Climate Deal
November 15, 2012
The Ultimate 'Grand Bargain': A U.S. - China Climate Deal
How soon to be completed leadership transitions in both nations and a greater awareness of environmental issues could spark an accord.
The Ultimate 'Grand Bargain': A U.S. - China Climate Deal
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
November 13, 2012
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
With self-immolations continuing, Tibet has become a major challenge for the incoming Chinese leadership. Could changes at the top mean changes for Tibet?
Change in Beijing, Change in Tibet?
Is Singapore Worth Emulating?
November 12, 2012
Is Singapore Worth Emulating?
With its rapid accumulation of wealth and development, many look to the city-state as model – but there are concerns.
Is Singapore Worth Emulating?
What Hu Jintao Leaves Behind
November 10, 2012
What Hu Jintao Leaves Behind
With President Hu set to step down, Elizabeth Economy reviews the dangers and opportunities he leaves for Xi Jinping.
What Hu Jintao Leaves Behind
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