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China’s Top Anti-Corruption Organ Declares Safeguarding Xi's Status Its Top Priority
February 23, 2019
China’s Top Anti-Corruption Organ Declares Safeguarding Xi's Status Its Top Priority
Both the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection and the new National Supervisory Commission are first and foremost political organs.
China’s Top Anti-Corruption Organ Declares Safeguarding Xi's Status Its Top Priority
How the US-China Tech Wars Will Impact the Developing World
February 23, 2019
How the US-China Tech Wars Will Impact the Developing World
If an “economic iron curtain” falls, it will be in areas like the Middle East and Africa.
How the US-China Tech Wars Will Impact the Developing World
The Real Danger of China’s National Intelligence Law
February 23, 2019
The Real Danger of China’s National Intelligence Law
There’s a bloody history behind the idea that the average Chinese citizen should defend national security from unspecified threats.
The Real Danger of China’s National Intelligence Law
Why China Could Support Regime Change in Venezuela
February 22, 2019
Why China Could Support Regime Change in Venezuela
China has adopted a more flexible attitude toward regime transition and intervention than is often realized.
Why China Could Support Regime Change in Venezuela
Former Top General Fang Fenghui Jailed for Life for Bribery
February 21, 2019
Former Top General Fang Fenghui Jailed for Life for Bribery
But the Chinese authorities intentionally avoided significant details of Feng's case.
Former Top General Fang Fenghui Jailed for Life for Bribery
UK Cybersecurity Chief: Oversight of Huawei Is Working
February 21, 2019
UK Cybersecurity Chief: Oversight of Huawei Is Working
The comments underscore London’s reluctance to ban the Chinese company from its future 5G network.
UK Cybersecurity Chief: Oversight of Huawei Is Working
China Ready to Reach a Trade Deal With US
February 20, 2019
China Ready to Reach a Trade Deal With US
China’s attitude toward U.S.-China trade talks switched from belligerence to silence and now to optimism.
China Ready to Reach a Trade Deal With US
Britain's Empty South China Sea Gesture
February 20, 2019
Britain's Empty South China Sea Gesture
Sending an aircraft carrier to the region, amid the turmoil of Brexit, is likely seen in China as empty posturing.
Britain's Empty South China Sea Gesture
Xi: China Must Never Adopt Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, or Judicial Independence
February 19, 2019
Xi: China Must Never Adopt Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, or Judicial Independence
The Chinese president calls for strengthening the Communist Party’s leadership over law in China.
Xi: China Must Never Adopt Constitutionalism, Separation of Powers, or Judicial Independence
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
February 16, 2019
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
Tracing the recent history and trajectory of China’s presence in the Middle East.
China in the Middle East: Past, Present, and Future
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
February 15, 2019
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
John Bolton and Nayib Bukele recently discussed ways to counter “Chinese predatory practices.”
Will President-Elect Bukele Alter El Salvador’s Relations With China?
How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa
February 14, 2019
How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa
StarTimes is making inroads across the continent, and winning fans in the process.
How a Pay TV Company Is Serving up a Soft Power Win for China in Africa
Hong Kong Identity and the Rise of Mandarin
February 14, 2019
Hong Kong Identity and the Rise of Mandarin
Mandarin has seen massive popularity growth in Hong Kong, but Cantonese, the city’s mother tongue, won’t be erased so easily.
Hong Kong Identity and the Rise of Mandarin
What’s New About China’s Latest EU Policy Paper?
February 14, 2019
What’s New About China’s Latest EU Policy Paper?
The last policy paper was issued just four years before. What changed?
What’s New About China’s Latest EU Policy Paper?
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
February 13, 2019
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
Meet China’s “toad worshipers.”
Why China’s Younger Generation (Sort of) Loves Jiang Zemin
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
February 12, 2019
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
Anger at home has finally forced Ankara to break with its enthusiastic embrace of Beijing.
Why Is Turkey Breaking Its Silence on China’s Uyghurs?
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