Xi Jinping’s Diplomacy Is Shifting from Offense to Defense
By Jianli Yang
In the face of strong diplomatic headwinds, Xi seems to be deciding his time is better spent focused on shoring up regime security at home.
The Human Level of China’s Security State
By Zhuoran Li
People still occupy the front and center of Xi’s social control vision, and technology only aims to complement the “mass line.”
Stability and 'Struggle': China's High-Level Meeting on National Risk Control
By Charlotte Gao
The Chinese president urged hundreds of officials to ensure China's political security amid rising risks.
The CCP’s Plan to 'Sinicize' Religions
By Julia Bowie and David Gitter
Bureaucratic changes are intended to aid the CCP in further pressuring religious groups.
Resources, 'National Unity' Underpin Xi's Trip to Western China
By David Volodzko
Xi Jinping's recent trip to Qinghai highlights what Beijing sees when it looks to China's western regions.
China’s ‘New Normal’ Economy and Social Stability
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's economic growth is slowing, but Beijing has a plan to keep people from feeling the pinch.
China's Potential Pitfalls #3: Core Values
By Xue Li
"China’s society has become sick and needs treatment."