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China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
April 24, 2018
China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
In an age of illusion, China is among the chief sources of spectacle.
China: The Shadow Power for a Shadow Age
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
April 04, 2018
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Discussing one-man rule, the re-Partyization of the bureaucracy, and the end of China's reform era.
Carl Minzner on China's Post-Reform Era
Can China's Great Show of Unity Last?
March 28, 2018
Can China's Great Show of Unity Last?
The CCP is moving full steam ahead toward its 100th anniversary. But what happens after 2021?
Can China's Great Show of Unity Last?
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
March 27, 2018
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
The Chinese leader’s power grab may be undermining his party’s long-term survival strategy.
Is Xi Flying Too Close to the Sun?
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
March 15, 2018
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
Throughout Chinese history, one-man rule has been the norm. The abolition of presidential term limits should not surprise anyone.
Xi Jinping and China's Return to One-Man Rule
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
March 07, 2018
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
To whom much is given, much will be required.
Jerome Cohen: Xi and CCP Aim for Unchallenged Power
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
March 06, 2018
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
The Diplomat's Shannon Tiezzi joins Ankit Panda to discuss developments in Chinese politics.
What China's Elimination of Presidential Term Limits Does and Doesn't Mean
What Do China’s Democratic Parties Actually Do?
March 03, 2018
What Do China’s Democratic Parties Actually Do?
The CCP is not China's only political party. Here's a closer look at the role and function of the other eight.
What Do China’s Democratic Parties Actually Do?
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
February 27, 2018
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
China's government continues to forestall criticism at home and abroad.
China’s Foreign Ministry Defends the CCP’s Proposed Constitutional Amendment
How to Respond to Beijing’s Growing Influence Abroad
February 27, 2018
How to Respond to Beijing’s Growing Influence Abroad
The events of the past month suggest several ways to counter antidemocratic pressure from China’s government.
How to Respond to Beijing’s Growing Influence Abroad
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
February 27, 2018
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
Did the Chinese president need to remove term limits to exercise power and influence over the party?
Welcome to Xi Jinping's New Era
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
February 27, 2018
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
History has proven that title to be all-but-meaningless. So why is it so important for Xi Jinping to keep it?
Why Does Xi Jinping Care About Being President?
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
February 27, 2018
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
The removal of term limits is the culmination of a carefully laid path to increased power.
Xi Jinping's Latest Power Move, in Context
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
February 23, 2018
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
“If we want to know how China proposes governing the world, we need only look at how it governs itself.”
What Will the World Give up to Share China's 'Common Destiny'?
A Closer Look at China’s ‘Struggle’ Against Gang Crime
February 08, 2018
A Closer Look at China’s ‘Struggle’ Against Gang Crime
China has mobilized the whole legal enforcement system to implement its grand campaign.
A Closer Look at China’s ‘Struggle’ Against Gang Crime
The Chinese Communist Party’s Experiment With Transparency
February 01, 2018
The Chinese Communist Party’s Experiment With Transparency
Unpacking the CCP’s new regulations on “open party affairs.”
The Chinese Communist Party’s Experiment With Transparency
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