President Xi and China's Future Leaders
December 16, 2014
President Xi and China's Future Leaders
Unlike his predecessors, Xi hasn't signaled close personal support for any potential successors. Why?
President Xi and China's Future Leaders
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
December 11, 2014
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
The implications of these two leaders' varying effectiveness might favor China over the U.S. in the long term.
China's Xi Is a More Effective Leader Than Obama
Fight Against Corruption a ‘Protracted War’: Chinese Media
December 10, 2014
Fight Against Corruption a ‘Protracted War’: Chinese Media
China's anti-corruption campaign is now an all-out war for the future of the CCP.
Fight Against Corruption a ‘Protracted War’: Chinese Media
5 Questions About Xi Jinping, Answered
December 09, 2014
5 Questions About Xi Jinping, Answered
Drawing on insider accounts, Mu Chunshan delves into the mysteries of Chinese politics under Xi Jinping.
5 Questions About Xi Jinping, Answered
For China, Constitution Day Comes Without Constitutionalism
December 04, 2014
For China, Constitution Day Comes Without Constitutionalism
Xi Jinping wants to celebrate China's constitution without going too far into the realm of political reform.
For China, Constitution Day Comes Without Constitutionalism
Obama: Xi Jinping Has Consolidated Power Quickly and Comprehensively
December 04, 2014
Obama: Xi Jinping Has Consolidated Power Quickly and Comprehensively
Xi Jinping's leadership style concerns the U.S. president.
Obama: Xi Jinping Has Consolidated Power Quickly and Comprehensively
A 'Global Network of Partnerships' With Chinese Characteristics?
December 02, 2014
A 'Global Network of Partnerships' With Chinese Characteristics?
Is Xi Jinping really about untether Chinese foreign policy from long-standing CCP guidelines?
A 'Global Network of Partnerships' With Chinese Characteristics?
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
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
November 26, 2014
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
‘The U.S. and China are locked in a great power competition, and their primary goals are incompatible.’
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign: Cleaning Up the PLA’s House
November 21, 2014
China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign: Cleaning Up the PLA’s House
Chinese President Xi Jinping has been cautious about taking on “tigers” in China’s military.
China’s Anti-Corruption Campaign: Cleaning Up the PLA’s House
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
November 20, 2014
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
Michael Pettis on the four stages of China’s economic growth and the lessons of Deng Xiaoping.
China’s Economy: What Deng Can Teach Xi
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
November 19, 2014
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu is in Beijing for a visit.
China, Russia Seek Expanded Defense Cooperation
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
November 19, 2014
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
The Silk Road plan has important domestic ramifications for China's restive Xinjiang province.
China's Prescription for Troubled Xinjiang: The New Silk Road
Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
November 18, 2014
Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
New Chinese and Indian agreements highlight Canberra’s evolving Indo-Pacific trade strategy.
Australia’s FTA Balancing Act
After APEC, East Asia Summit, and G20, China Emerges a Global Leader
November 17, 2014
After APEC, East Asia Summit, and G20, China Emerges a Global Leader
China is ready to assume global leadership and bear global responsibilities along with the U.S. -- this is good for everyone.
After APEC, East Asia Summit, and G20, China Emerges a Global Leader
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?
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