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Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
July 18, 2017
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
What Guo Wengui's scandalous accusations mean for Chinese politics.
Will a Chinese Tycoon's Social Media Campaign Shake the 19th Party Congress?
The Curious Case of Ideas in Modern Chinese Politics
July 07, 2017
The Curious Case of Ideas in Modern Chinese Politics
Ideas and political debates matter in China, probably more than ever.
The Curious Case of Ideas in Modern Chinese Politics
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
May 31, 2017
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
An interview with Robert Mann, Senior Portfolio Manager at Nikko Asset Management.
Robert Mann on What to Expect From China's Economy
On the Chinese Campaign Trail: The Path to the 19th Party Congress
May 15, 2017
On the Chinese Campaign Trail: The Path to the 19th Party Congress
Imagining what Xi Jinping would say if he had to campaign for re-election in a multi-party contest.
On the Chinese Campaign Trail: The Path to the 19th Party Congress
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
May 05, 2017
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
A biography of Li Zhanshu, the right-hand man to Xi Jinping.
Meet China's Emerging Number 2
China Reshuffles Top Military Posts
February 15, 2017
China Reshuffles Top Military Posts
Xi Jinping’s military reforms as seen from personnel reshuffle in the PLAN.
China Reshuffles Top Military Posts
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
February 10, 2017
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
The best reports on the Trump age in foreign policy and Asia, New START vacillations, and more. Weekly links.
Afghanistan in 'Stalemate', Top US Commander Notes
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
February 02, 2017
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
What political maneuvering does Xi Jinping have planned ahead of the next Party Congress?
What's the End Game for Xi Jinping's Political Moves?
What All of China's New Leaders in 2017 Will Have in Common
January 05, 2017
What All of China's New Leaders in 2017 Will Have in Common
As the Party Congress looms, all those elevated will share one thing: loyalty to the center.
What All of China's New Leaders in 2017 Will Have in Common
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
December 01, 2016
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
The Congress will do far more than determine China’s next leaders. It will decide the fate of the Communist Party itself.
New Hopes, Old Fears: China’s 19th Party Congress
Who Will Be Enthroned at China’s 19th Party Congress?
October 26, 2016
Who Will Be Enthroned at China’s 19th Party Congress?
Reading the tea leaves ahead of China's leadership reshuffle next year.
Who Will Be Enthroned at China’s 19th Party Congress?
China's Succession Games
October 24, 2016
China's Succession Games
Speculating about China's next leaders distracts from the real issues: the Party's policy debates.
China's Succession Games
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
October 24, 2016
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
The Sixth Plenum of the 18th Party Congress is about to kick off. Here's what to watch for.
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
October 19, 2016
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
As Obama enters his last hundred days in office, Asia remains in flux.
Next US President's Asia-Pacific Inbox: 8 Issues to Watch in Obama's Final 100 Days
China Vows to Keep up Anti-Corruption Efforts in 2016
January 26, 2016
China Vows to Keep up Anti-Corruption Efforts in 2016
CCDI head Wang Qishan is targeting 3 types of officials for scrutiny in 2016.
China Vows to Keep up Anti-Corruption Efforts in 2016
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