Menu
Account
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
October 27, 2017
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
A time zone and passport stickers reflect the inability of the independence movement to gain real political victories.
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
October 27, 2017
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
The Chinese Communist Party enshrined Xi in the party constitution alongside Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping.
The CCP Says Xi Jinping Deserves to Have His Name Written in the Party Constitution
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
October 27, 2017
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
China’s Taiwan Affairs Office says the “one China principle” is the political basis for ties.
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
October 26, 2017
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
China’s state media says the candidates have to meet four criteria.  
How Were China's Top Leaders Selected?
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
October 26, 2017
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
A number of prominent foreign media were barred from the press conference revealing China’s new leadership.
Life Is About to Get Even Harder for Foreign Media in China
The 'Community of Common Destiny' in Xi Jinping's New Era
October 25, 2017
The 'Community of Common Destiny' in Xi Jinping's New Era
Building a “community of common destiny” is the motivating force behind China's future foreign policy.
The 'Community of Common Destiny' in Xi Jinping's New Era
Who Are China’s New Top Leaders?
October 25, 2017
Who Are China’s New Top Leaders?
A number of new faces end up in the CCP’s Politburo Standing Committee.
Who Are China’s New Top Leaders?
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
October 25, 2017
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
Xi’s “new era” will see some of Deng’s famous maxims altered, if not discarded altogether.
Xi Jinping Thought Vs. Deng Xiaoping Theory
Reading Between the Lines: Xi’s Epic Speech at the 19th Party Congress
October 24, 2017
Reading Between the Lines: Xi’s Epic Speech at the 19th Party Congress
Is China forging ahead therefore with a system that is intent on never being democratic?
Reading Between the Lines: Xi’s Epic Speech at the 19th Party Congress
The 19th Party Congress: A Rare Glimpse of the United Front Work Department
October 24, 2017
The 19th Party Congress: A Rare Glimpse of the United Front Work Department
"The United Front (UF) is an important magic weapon for the the party's victory."
The 19th Party Congress: A Rare Glimpse of the United Front Work Department
Chinese Communist Party Vows to 'Sinicize Religions’ in China
October 24, 2017
Chinese Communist Party Vows to 'Sinicize Religions’ in China
Remarks at the Congress continue last year's campaign to force religions to adapt to “socialist society.”
Chinese Communist Party Vows to 'Sinicize Religions’ in China
How Effective Is CCP Propaganda?
October 24, 2017
How Effective Is CCP Propaganda?
Even CCP members are increasingly unconvinced by official Party ideology.
How Effective Is CCP Propaganda?
The Rise of China: Version 2.0
October 23, 2017
The Rise of China: Version 2.0
What does China's “new era” mean for the world?
The Rise of China: Version 2.0
Before Reshuffle, Central Bank Governor Sends Warning to China’s Economy
October 20, 2017
Before Reshuffle, Central Bank Governor Sends Warning to China’s Economy
Zhou Xiaochuan's warning was in sharp contrast to the optimism on display at the 19th Party Congress.
Before Reshuffle, Central Bank Governor Sends Warning to China’s Economy
China Urges the US to Abandon ‘Biased Views’ After Tillerson’s Reprimand
October 20, 2017
China Urges the US to Abandon ‘Biased Views’ After Tillerson’s Reprimand
China did not take kindly to Tillerson's blunt criticism of Chinese foreign policy.
China Urges the US to Abandon ‘Biased Views’ After Tillerson’s Reprimand
How Fast is China's Economy Really Growing?
October 19, 2017
How Fast is China's Economy Really Growing?
China’s Central Bank Governor said Chinese economy growth will hit 7 percent in H2.
How Fast is China's Economy Really Growing?
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief