'House of Cards,' China, and Corruption
June 25, 2014
'House of Cards,' China, and Corruption
The fictional scandals of House of Cards pale in comparison to the real scandals happening in China.
'House of Cards,' China, and Corruption
Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
March 05, 2014
Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
How did the new president of the People's Republic of China fare in his first year on the job?
Xi Jinping's One Year Performance Review
The Coming Trial of Zhou Yongkang
January 30, 2014
The Coming Trial of Zhou Yongkang
As the Party winds down its investigation of Zhou Yongkang, get ready for another high-profile trial.
The Coming Trial of Zhou Yongkang
Why China Wants to ‘Strike the Mountain’ and ‘Kill the Chicken’
January 09, 2014
Why China Wants to ‘Strike the Mountain’ and ‘Kill the Chicken’
Understanding two critical strategies for Beijing, one internal and one external.
Why China Wants to ‘Strike the Mountain’ and ‘Kill the Chicken’
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
November 14, 2013
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
Xi Jinping could have delivered more. What happened?
Was China's Third Plenum a Bust?
Xi vs. the Strongmen: The Battle for Reform in China
November 12, 2013
Xi vs. the Strongmen: The Battle for Reform in China
Beijing must control local leaders if it is to pass vital economic reforms. It won’t be easy.
Xi vs. the Strongmen: The Battle for Reform in China
In China, All Politics are Getting More Local
November 11, 2013
In China, All Politics are Getting More Local
Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang’s core constituency consists of China’s roughly 3,200 local party leaders.
In China, All Politics are Getting More Local
Everything You Know About Deng’s 1978 Third Plenum is Wrong
November 10, 2013
Everything You Know About Deng’s 1978 Third Plenum is Wrong
Plus, Bloomberg News is censoring its China coverage. Weekend China links.
Everything You Know About Deng’s 1978 Third Plenum is Wrong
Why China’s New Rich Want to Emigrate
November 05, 2013
Why China’s New Rich Want to Emigrate
Two new surveys show that Chinese entrepreneurs are increasingly looking to live and invest abroad.
Why China’s New Rich Want to Emigrate
Why China Isn’t Going to Collapse (Quickly)
October 26, 2013
Why China Isn’t Going to Collapse (Quickly)
Plus, the Chinese government turns its focus on developing Xi’an as a global business hub. Friday China links.
Why China Isn’t Going to Collapse (Quickly)
The Legacy of Bo Xilai
September 25, 2013
The Legacy of Bo Xilai
The former Chinese political star receives a surprisingly harsh sentence, even as some of his politics survive.
The Legacy of Bo Xilai
The Bo Xilai Verdict: Everybody Wins
September 22, 2013
The Bo Xilai Verdict: Everybody Wins
Bo was given a life sentence on Sunday, ending a trial that pleased the defendant, CCP and Chinese public.
The Bo Xilai Verdict: Everybody Wins
Enough is Enough! Chinese Officials Must Declare Assets
August 28, 2013
Enough is Enough! Chinese Officials Must Declare Assets
Since 1987 the Chinese public has called for sunshine laws mandating that officials declare their property.
Enough is Enough! Chinese Officials Must Declare Assets
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
August 27, 2013
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
Amid the Bo Xilai trial and a US-China spat, a number of potential culprits could be behind the DDoS attack.
Who’s Behind the “Biggest Cyberattack” in China’s History
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
August 25, 2013
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
The process and outcome of Bo Xilai’s trial is not a good case to judge the CCP’s commitment to rule of law.
Bo Xilai: A Poor Test of Rule of Law in China
With Bo Xilai on Trial, China Adopts Chongqing Model
August 21, 2013
With Bo Xilai on Trial, China Adopts Chongqing Model
While moving forward with his prosecution, Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang are adopting Bo’s playbook.
With Bo Xilai on Trial, China Adopts Chongqing Model
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