Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
November 03, 2015
Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
Where does Xi Jinping fit in China's political spectrum? And what does this mean for the rest of his time in power?
Another Look at China’s Leaders After the 2015 Plenum
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
September 17, 2015
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
How does Xi's four day trip, with stops in Seatlle, DC, and New York, compare to other visits by Chinese leaders?
It's Official: China's President to Visit US From Sept. 22-25
Aide to China's Former President Expelled From Party, to Face Trial
July 20, 2015
Aide to China's Former President Expelled From Party, to Face Trial
It's official: Ling Jihua has been expelled from the Party for "serious discipline violations."
Aide to China's Former President Expelled From Party, to Face Trial
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
March 09, 2015
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
Former presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao are both MIA at the NPC. Why?
China's 2015 NPC Session: The Case of the Missing Presidents
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
January 11, 2015
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
A key phase of the Chinese Communist Party’s anti-corruption campaign has concluded
A Turning Point in China’s Anti-Graft Campaign
Fomer Hu Jintao Aide Falls to President Xi's Anti-Corruption Drive
December 23, 2014
Fomer Hu Jintao Aide Falls to President Xi's Anti-Corruption Drive
After two years' worth of rumors, Ling Jihua has been formally placed under investigation for disciplinary violations.
Fomer Hu Jintao Aide Falls to President Xi's Anti-Corruption Drive
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
November 14, 2014
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
Questions about coordination at the operational level have some significant implications.
How Well Does China Control Its Military?
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
October 23, 2014
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
The more conservative estimates of China’s future economic growth may underestimate its capacity to reform.
China’s Mixed Growth Forecasts
Why China Can't Innovate
August 19, 2014
Why China Can't Innovate
Xi Jinping praises innovation in the abstract, but China's system is not set up to encourage innovation in practice.
Why China Can't Innovate
China’s Political Spectrum under Xi Jinping
August 11, 2014
China’s Political Spectrum under Xi Jinping
China’s president has been positioning himself with respect to competing political ideologies.
China’s Political Spectrum under Xi Jinping
Another Hu Jintao Ally Investigated for Graft
June 27, 2014
Another Hu Jintao Ally Investigated for Graft
China’s anti-graft agency announced that Wan Qingliang, party chief of Guangzhou, is being investigated for graft.
Another Hu Jintao Ally Investigated for Graft
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
April 04, 2014
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
Former Presidents Jiang Zemin and Hu Jintao are reportedly pushing for an end to Xi Jinping's anti-graft campaign.
China’s Former Leaders Tell Xi To Halt Anti-Corruption Campaign
Li Keqiang's Work Report: Old Problems, New Solutions?
March 06, 2014
Li Keqiang's Work Report: Old Problems, New Solutions?
Li Keqiang's work report to the NPC highlighted reform efforts on issues that also plagued the previous government.
Li Keqiang's Work Report: Old Problems, New Solutions?
Xi's
January 21, 2014
Xi's "Man of the People" Persona
Xi Jinping is creating an image of himself as a man of the people. Without actions to back it up, his PR could backfire.
Xi's "Man of the People" Persona
Can China Build a Community of Common Destiny?
November 28, 2013
Can China Build a Community of Common Destiny?
Xi Jinping seems determined to build a "community of common destiny" in the Asia-Pacific. So what does that mean?
Can China Build a Community of Common Destiny?
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
November 19, 2013
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
Both inside and outside of China, many expect great things from Xi Jinping. And he knows it.
Xi Jinping: China’s Hope and Change President?
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