China’s Ocean Policy Specialist to Miss Out on 20th Central Committee
By Tristan Kenderdine
Liu Cigui’s promotion from Hainan party secretary effectively takes him out of the running for the ultimate prize: membership in the CCP Politburo.
The Real Trouble With China’s Belt and Road
By Prashanth Parameswaran
Though Beijing has made inroads in addressing some concerns, the true structural challenges for the initiative remain.