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China and the Problem of Elites
November 08, 2016
China and the Problem of Elites
What does China's anti-elitism streak mean for the Communist Party?
China and the Problem of Elites
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
August 12, 2016
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
A review of Bruce Dickson's The Dictator's Dilemma.
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
August 08, 2016
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
Even seasoned China hands have often overlooked one of the most authoritative channels of CPC influence and power.
The Chinese Communist Party International Department: Overlooked yet Ever Present
China Continues to Emphasize Reform
February 25, 2014
China Continues to Emphasize Reform
Chinese media continue to emphasizes the CPC's commitment to reform, but with few specifics.
China Continues to Emphasize Reform
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
The Mass Line Campaign in the 21st Century
December 27, 2013
The Mass Line Campaign in the 21st Century
Xi Jinping's "mass line" campaign reveals the Party's convoluted relationship with China's citizens.
The Mass Line Campaign in the 21st Century
Why Chinese Study the Warring States Period
December 12, 2013
Why Chinese Study the Warring States Period
For China’s leadership, an ancient era offers lessons – positive and negative – for today.
Why Chinese Study the Warring States Period
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?
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