Xi Jinping's Evolution of Chinese Grand Strategy
December 02, 2014
Xi Jinping's Evolution of Chinese Grand Strategy
A more confident China will continue to seek regional and global leadership while firmly defending its core national interests.
Xi Jinping's Evolution of Chinese Grand Strategy
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
October 22, 2014
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
Al-Qaeda has joined the Islamic State in calling for jihad against China for its Uyghur policies.
Al-Qaeda Declares War on China, Too
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
October 20, 2014
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
The CCP is focusing on the rule of law because it wants to reign in local officials.
4th Plenum: Rule of Law with Chinese Characteristics
China Signals No Compromise on Hong Kong
October 15, 2014
China Signals No Compromise on Hong Kong
There are growing signs that the CCP has no intention of compromising with protesters in Hong Kong.
China Signals No Compromise on Hong Kong
China Claims US Behind Hong Kong Protests
October 12, 2014
China Claims US Behind Hong Kong Protests
The Chinese Communist Party's official newspaper claims the U.S. is trying to foment a "color revolution" in Hong Kong.
China Claims US Behind Hong Kong Protests
China's Hopeless Quest for 'Friends' and 'Enemies'
September 29, 2014
China's Hopeless Quest for 'Friends' and 'Enemies'
China can no longer easily classify people and political movements as "friends" or "enemies."
China's Hopeless Quest for 'Friends' and 'Enemies'
China's President Is a Paper Tiger
September 18, 2014
China's President Is a Paper Tiger
In trying to reform the economy, Xi Jinping is more Hu Jintao than Deng Xiaoping.
China's President Is a Paper Tiger
China’s Corruption Problem: A Catch-22
August 19, 2014
China’s Corruption Problem: A Catch-22
Not tackling corruption could destroy the CCP, but being too vigilant also threatens the Party.
China’s Corruption Problem: A Catch-22
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
August 12, 2014
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
Only improving the lot of China’s poor will ensure the ‘Mandate of Heaven.’
Why Xi Jinping’s Anti-Corruption Campaign Won’t Legitimize the CCP
Making Sense of the Zhou Yongkang Investigation
July 31, 2014
Making Sense of the Zhou Yongkang Investigation
U.S. editors Ankit Panda and Zachary Keck discuss Zhou Yongkang with The Diplomat’s Shannon Tiezzi.
Making Sense of the Zhou Yongkang Investigation
What About China's Selfless Officials?
July 09, 2014
What About China's Selfless Officials?
The same system that fostered heroically selfless Chinese officials also creates an atmosphere for corruption.
What About China's Selfless Officials?
Can the CCP Morph From a Black Box to an Open Book?
June 13, 2014
Can the CCP Morph From a Black Box to an Open Book?
A piece in Xinhua argues that the CCP should be more open. But are there any actual rules for it to reveal?
Can the CCP Morph From a Black Box to an Open Book?
CCP Changes its Recruitment Policy
June 12, 2014
CCP Changes its Recruitment Policy
The new rules for CCP recruitment will give the central authorities more control over the Party.
CCP Changes its Recruitment Policy
China: Wealth and Democracy
June 10, 2014
China: Wealth and Democracy
Will Western levels of income mean that China adopts Western models of democracy?
China: Wealth and Democracy
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
June 05, 2014
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
The real wild card in assessing whether Tiananmen Square could happen today is the role of social media
Tiananmen Square in the Age of Twitter
Celebrating the 95th Anniversary of the Chinese Dream
May 06, 2014
Celebrating the 95th Anniversary of the Chinese Dream
Xi Jinping embraces China's May Fourth Movement of 1919 as a precursor to his own "Chinese dream."
Celebrating the 95th Anniversary of the Chinese Dream
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