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3 Major Takeaways from Xi Jinping’s Speech at the 19th Party Congress
October 18, 2017
3 Major Takeaways from Xi Jinping’s Speech at the 19th Party Congress
Chinese president kicks off the national event with a 3-plus-hour speech.
3 Major Takeaways from Xi Jinping’s Speech at the 19th Party Congress
Is It OK for Communist Party Members to Visit Temples?
October 05, 2017
Is It OK for Communist Party Members to Visit Temples?
China’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection says it depends.
Is It OK for Communist Party Members to Visit Temples?
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
October 02, 2017
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
The Chinese Communist Party rushes to expel former Chongqing party leader Sun Zhengcai ahead of National Day.
A Closer Look at the Downfall of Sun Zhengcai
Does Beijing Still Welcome You? It Depends
September 28, 2017
Does Beijing Still Welcome You? It Depends
Chinese authorities set 23 million population limit for Beijing.
Does Beijing Still Welcome You? It Depends
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
September 19, 2017
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
The CCP is set to revise its constitution and Xi Jinping’s political thoughts are a barometer of what will be included.
What Will Be Added to the Chinese Communist Party’s Constitution?
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
March 04, 2017
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
A recent Islamic State video featuring Uyghurs threatening China shouldn't have come as a surprise.
The Islamic State Just Threatened China. What Will Beijing Do?
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
October 24, 2016
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
The Sixth Plenum of the 18th Party Congress is about to kick off. Here's what to watch for.
China's Sixth Plenum Begins With a Focus on Intra-Party Discipline: What to Expect
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
October 17, 2016
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
Next fall, China's leaders will kick off the 19th Party Congress. Start your engines.
The Race to China’s 19th Party Congress
Two Chinas: The <em>Nomenklatura</em> and the Rest
October 10, 2016
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
China's elites are unable to reckon with the concerns of ordinary Chinese, much like the Soviet nomenklatura.
Two Chinas: The Nomenklatura and the Rest
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
August 12, 2016
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
A review of Bruce Dickson's The Dictator's Dilemma.
The Communist Party of China's Recipe for Success
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
July 25, 2016
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
China's leader, though a "princeling," has more in common with populist figures like Trump than first meets the eye.
Why Xi Jinping Might Get on Well With Donald Trump
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
June 10, 2016
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
The relationship between the world's two most important countries is far broader than the South China Sea disputes.
Reality Check: The South China Sea Does Not Define the US-China Relationship
How Can China’s Intellectuals Be Managed?
May 20, 2016
How Can China’s Intellectuals Be Managed?
How China's United Front Work Department tries to channel input from non-party intellectuals.
How Can China’s Intellectuals Be Managed?
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
April 04, 2016
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
Instead, we should be aware of anti-reforms forces as reforms enter ‘deep water’ areas.
Sorry, There's No 'Cult of Personality' in China
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
February 01, 2016
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
China's intelligentsia continue to grapple with just how they relate to the state.
A Deep Divide Emerges in China: How Do Intellectuals Relate to the State?
China’s Looming Identity Crisis
January 05, 2016
China’s Looming Identity Crisis
For some, China has gone from "our country" to the "State of Zhao."
China’s Looming Identity Crisis
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