China’s Alternative Diplomacy
January 30, 2015
China’s Alternative Diplomacy
China has just made its biggest foreign policy adjustment in 25 years.
China’s Alternative Diplomacy
China's Dream Doesn't Have to Be Japan's Nightmare
January 29, 2015
China's Dream Doesn't Have to Be Japan's Nightmare
Is China's upcoming military parade really aimed at intimidating Japan?
China's Dream Doesn't Have to Be Japan's Nightmare
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
January 26, 2015
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
Evidence suggests the Politburo Standing Committee is in decline, while the central party bureaucracy gains more clout.
China: The Eclipse of the Politburo
China: Top Anti-Graft Body Faces Historic Challenge
January 25, 2015
China: Top Anti-Graft Body Faces Historic Challenge
There are growing indications that Xi Jinping’s campaign is not finished yet.
China: Top Anti-Graft Body Faces Historic Challenge
China's National Security Strategy
January 24, 2015
China's National Security Strategy
The Politburo, headed by Xi Jinping, emphasized the severity of threats facing China's national security.
China's National Security Strategy
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
January 23, 2015
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
Early signs indicate that the Chinese and North Korean leaders will both visit Moscow in May.
Xi Jinping and Kim Jong-un Might Meet – in Russia
Get Ready: China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is About to Intensify
January 19, 2015
Get Ready: China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is About to Intensify
China’s anti-corruption campaign will continue and deepen in 2015.
Get Ready: China's Anti-Corruption Campaign Is About to Intensify
The Éminence Grise of Zhongnanhai
January 19, 2015
The Éminence Grise of Zhongnanhai
Li Zhanshu has received little attention so far, but he is clearly a man to watch.
The Éminence Grise of Zhongnanhai
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
January 16, 2015
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
Xi Jinping quotes an ancient philosopher and offers possible insights into his political beliefs.
Is ‘China’s Machiavelli’ Now Its Most Important Political Philosopher?
China in 2015: What to Expect
January 16, 2015
China in 2015: What to Expect
What to expect (and what not to expect) from China domestically in 2015.
China in 2015: What to Expect
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
January 16, 2015
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
“Genuine choice” possible under current electoral reform plan, British officials tell Parliament.
UK Foreign Office Accepts Beijing’s Plan for Hong Kong Elections
2015 Predictions for East Asia
January 13, 2015
2015 Predictions for East Asia
It looks set to be another year of repetitive, uninspiring status quo.
2015 Predictions for East Asia
President Xi Vs. China's Spies
January 13, 2015
President Xi Vs. China's Spies
Xi Jinping has done the unthinkable: targeting China's powerful intelligence-gathering apparatus.
President Xi Vs. China's Spies
The Shanghai Stampede and Xi Jinping’s Lost Opportunity
January 12, 2015
The Shanghai Stampede and Xi Jinping’s Lost Opportunity
"The leadership has mistakenly understood this terrible disaster as a potential threat to its legitimacy."
The Shanghai Stampede and Xi Jinping’s Lost Opportunity
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
North Korea: The True Test for China’s Leaders
January 09, 2015
North Korea: The True Test for China’s Leaders
If Xi Jinping is truly to start a new era of Chinese foreign policy, he has to normalize China-North Korea relations.
North Korea: The True Test for China’s Leaders
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