November 23, 2022
Space and Technology Were Big Winners at China’s 20th Party Congress
By Namrata Goswami
China’s top leadership changes reflect the prioritization of space, science, and technology.
November 18, 2022
Thoughts on Xi Jinping’s Third Term
By KAWASHIMA Shin
Xi has imposed his own take on unity of the "Chinese dream."
November 16, 2022
Xi Jinping’s Vision for Artificial Intelligence in the PLA
By Koichiro Takagi
China is seeking to use “intelligentization” to build a “world-class” military.
November 07, 2022
China’s 20th Party Congress: Continuity and Change
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Benjamin Tsai.
November 05, 2022
What the 20th Party Congress Report Tells Us About China’s AI Ambitions
By Jie Gao
Compared to the 19th Party Congress, this year's report is more specific about China's AI ambitions, including military applications.
November 04, 2022
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.
November 03, 2022
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.
November 03, 2022
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.
October 26, 2022
The 20th Party Congress and the Future of China-EU Relations
By Ingrid d’Hooghe and Angela Stanzel
Developments at the Party Congress suggest China’s relationship with Europe won’t get any easier. European capitals must be ready to respond.
October 25, 2022
What Institutional Norms Are Left After the 20th Party Congress?
By Jonathan Brookfield
The Politburo Standing Committee line-up brought a number of surprises, but Xi still seems to have operated within a broad institutional framework.
October 24, 2022
5 Takeaways From China’s Big Leadership Announcement
By Shannon Tiezzi
The 20th Party Congress has closed, with Xi Jinping's grip on power even tighter than expected.
October 23, 2022
China’s Xi Expands Powers, Promotes Allies
By Joe McDonald
With all seven members of the new Politburo Standing Committee loyal to Xi, "There is no counterweight or checks and balances in the system at all."