Of Course China Wants to Replace the U.S.
February 15, 2014
Of Course China Wants to Replace the U.S.
If China becomes the world's most powerful country, it won't be satisfied being America's number two.
Of Course China Wants to Replace the U.S.
Clash of Dreams: Becoming a ‘Normal Country’ in East Asia
February 04, 2014
Clash of Dreams: Becoming a ‘Normal Country’ in East Asia
The region’s countries have different visions of what they want to be. Can they work together to achieve them?
Clash of Dreams: Becoming a ‘Normal Country’ in East Asia
I Have a Dream, A Chinese Dream
January 12, 2014
I Have a Dream, A Chinese Dream
Inspired by Xi Jinping’s Chinese Dream, a Chinese commentator shares his own hopes for the world
I Have a Dream, A Chinese Dream
China and Nation Branding
January 11, 2014
China and Nation Branding
Beijing’s “all-culture” focus is delivering a poor return on its soft power investment.
China and Nation Branding
The Top Political Catchprases of 2013
December 31, 2013
The Top Political Catchprases of 2013
The top 6 political catchphrases from Xi Jinping's first year in office.
The Top Political Catchprases of 2013
Making the Chinese Dream Come True
December 31, 2013
Making the Chinese Dream Come True
If the Chinese Dream is to lead to a more viable social contract, the CPC must review how it produces and packages its messages.
Making the Chinese Dream Come True
It’s Mao’s Birthday, But Xi’s Party
December 27, 2013
It’s Mao’s Birthday, But Xi’s Party
The celebrations of Mao Zedong are actually all about Xi and the current Party leadership.
It’s Mao’s Birthday, But Xi’s Party
The Chinese Dream From Mao to Xi
September 20, 2013
The Chinese Dream From Mao to Xi
Xi Jinping’s Chinese Dream may be new in name, but it continues a long tradition for the Chinese Communist Party.
The Chinese Dream From Mao to Xi
The Chinese Dream: Still Dreaming?
September 12, 2013
The Chinese Dream: Still Dreaming?
Fulfilling Xi’s vision could allow China to better share its prosperity among ordinary Chinese.
The Chinese Dream: Still Dreaming?
Another Cold Summer for Hollywood in China?
June 05, 2013
Another Cold Summer for Hollywood in China?
Plus who will be the winners and losers from China’s economic transition. Our Wednesday China links.
Another Cold Summer for Hollywood in China?
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
China’s Urban Dream Denied
May 14, 2013
China’s Urban Dream Denied
More than half of China’s massive population live in cities. With hundreds of millions more coming in the next 15-20 years, will they have a place to live?
China’s Urban Dream Denied
Parsing Xi Jinping’s Words
April 17, 2013
Parsing Xi Jinping’s Words
Analysts are too quick to give international significance to statements the Chinese leader intended for domestic consumption.
Parsing Xi Jinping’s Words
Should China Keep Its
April 03, 2013
Should China Keep Its "Africa Dreams" to Itself?
African states would do well to be cautious in embracing Xi’s African Dream wholeheartedly.
Should China Keep Its "Africa Dreams" to Itself?
Could This Be China's Youth Movement?
March 30, 2013
Could This Be China's Youth Movement?
David Cohen on the rise of the “diaosi” culture on the Chinese internet — and the terms evolution and meaning.
Could This Be China's Youth Movement?
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The
February 05, 2013
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The "Chinese Dream"
Many talk of China “rising.” Chinese view their fortunes as a return to greatness from a “century of humiliation” — and not a rise from nothing.
Not Rising, But Rejuvenating: The "Chinese Dream"
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