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Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London.

Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute at King’s College, London, and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House, London.

He is the author of The New Emperors (I.B. Tauris, 2014), a book on the leadership of modern China.

Posts by Kerry Brown
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June 05, 2017

The Meaning of Tiananmen: 28 Years Later

By Kerry Brown
Revisiting the official verdict on the morning of June 4, 1989 would be dangerous for China's Communist Party.
May 15, 2017

On the Chinese Campaign Trail: The Path to the 19th Party Congress

By Kerry Brown
Imagining what Xi Jinping would say if he had to campaign for re-election in a multi-party contest.

May 03, 2017

China’s Geopolitical Aims: The Curious Case of the 16-Plus-1

By Kerry Brown
What the odd grouping of 16 Central and European countries says about China's global role.

April 20, 2017

China’s Quest to Marginalize the US Hits a North Korea-Sized Snag

By Kerry Brown
China's plan to globally circumvent the U.S. is working. There's just one problem: North Korea.

March 20, 2017

How China Lost the United States

By Kerry Brown and Meghan Iverson
Beijing misread Obama and set the relationship back. It must avoid repeating the same mistake.

February 23, 2017

North Korea Continues Its Streak of Messing Things Up for China

By Kerry Brown
With friends like these, who needs enemies?
February 07, 2017

China, the US, and Russia: The Art of Love

By Kerry Brown
The potential for a sunny U.S.-Russia relationship is derailing China's own diplomatic plans.

January 19, 2017

Trump: The True New Maoist

By Kerry Brown
Mao's true heir is not Xi Jinping, but the new U.S. president.

January 05, 2017

What All of China's New Leaders in 2017 Will Have in Common

By Kerry Brown
As the Party Congress looms, all those elevated will share one thing: loyalty to the center.

December 19, 2016

China and the Fear of Failure

By Kerry Brown
China's system is not designed to acknowledge the reality of failure.
December 02, 2016

China in the Crosshairs of Anti-Globalization Trend

By Kerry Brown
Why it is time for China to adopt a more generous, sympathetic attitude toward other countries.

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