The CCP’s Zero COVID Campaign Left a Lasting Mark on Chinese Politics
By Wilson (Yuxi) Wen
Zero COVID artificially and unnecessarily created the perfect condition for a political thunderstorm that could shake the ruling legitimacy and control mechanism of the party-state.
Identity Politics in U.S. China Policy Could Backfire
By Jiachen Shi
In their rhetoric, politicians may emphasize the distinction between the CCP and the people, but this serves to justify increasingly hawkish policies that don’t really consider that division.
Old Faces Dominate China’s ‘New Era’
By Jarek Grzywacz
With no space for a successor to Xi Jinping, China’s leadership is getting older as generational change slows down.
Xi Jinping’s Great Leap
By Ben Lowsen
In China’s haphazard COVID-19 opening, Xi has created a crisis of a scale unseen since Mao.
Jiang Zemin Hailed by China’s Top Leaders in Memorial Service
By Associated Press
Current Communist Party leader Xi Jinping praised Jiang in an hour-long address at Beijing's Great Hall of the People.
Jiang Zemin’s Mixed Legacy
By Zhiqun Zhu
One can attribute many of China’s current achievements and problems to policies initiated during Jiang’s tenure.
Jiang Zemin, Who Guided China’s Economic Rise, Dies
By Joe McDonald
Jiang led China from 1989 to 2002, a period that saw explosive growth in China’s economy and global status but also laid the seeds for many of the issues facing the country today.
China’s 20th Party Congress: Continuity and Change
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Benjamin Tsai.
Xi Jinping: Prince or Party Man?
By Michael Clarke
Xi’s consolidation of power has been obtained through steps that have arguably strengthened the cohesion and institutional strength of the CCP as a whole.
The Ideological Shift Behind Xi’s Clean Sweep
By Dan Macklin
A multi-year effort has brought strongman rule back into the Communist Party liturgy.
China’s 20th Party Congress: The Implications for CCP Norms
By Ling Li
Revisiting the resilience of the age limit norm and exploring two counterfactuals.
Nguyen Phu Trong’s Trip Highlights Special Relationship Between China and Vietnam
By Nian Peng
The timing of Trong’s visit sends a strong signal that Vietnam is not going to side with the U.S. against China.