December 06, 2021
What China Learned From the Collapse of the USSR
By Kunal Sharma
Three key lessons have helped the Chinese Communist Party avoid following its Soviet namesake into the dustbin of history.
September 15, 2021
Is the CCP About to Rehabilitate the Cultural Revolution?
By Jesse Turland
The official historical narrative – as defined by Xi Jinping – is set to feature prominently at the CCP plenum in November.
July 07, 2021
What Do Filipino Maoists Think of China Now?
By Michael Beltran
There’s no love lost between Philippine communists and the Chinese Communist Party.
July 02, 2021
At 100, Chinese Communist Party in Renewed Drive for Legitimacy
By Pratik Jakhar
The party has seized upon the anniversary to bolster its appeal through a blend of narratives that incorporate past glories, present successes, and future greatness.
July 01, 2021
The Present in the Past: 100 Years of the Chinese Communist Party
By Tony Saich
As the CCP celebrates its centennial, how close is the party of Xi Jinping to its founding vision?
June 26, 2021
At 100 Years Old, China’s Communist Party Still Can’t Get Along with Its Next-Door Neighbors
By Bonnie Girard
Central Asian governments might be cozy with Beijing, but Central Asian people continue to protest China's rising influence.
May 26, 2021
The Secret Behind the Chinese Communist Party’s Perseverance
By Bonnie Girard
One of the key factors in the CCP's survival is its insistence on perpetuating its own truth.
April 30, 2021
China’s Paper Tiger Surveillance State
By Isabel Ivanescu and Robert Carlson
The CCP's pervasive surveillance apparatus is a sign not of strength, but of fragility.
February 05, 2021
A Global Campaign of Repression, Made in China
By Nate Schenkkan and Sarah Cook
The Chinese government is the world’s leading perpetrator of attacks on dissidents abroad.
January 12, 2021
Grand Gambits: On Empire and Geopolitics in the Asia-Pacific
By Abhijnan Rej
A new book delves into imperial legacies – and how they continue to shape the modern world.
November 06, 2020
China and the World: Can China Lead?
By Jongsoo Lee
An interview with William Kirby on China's ambitions, soft power, and education.
September 30, 2020
Are Private Chinese Companies Really Private?
By Stephen Olson
Beijing has been very transparent about its intentions and ambitions when it comes to “private” sector businesses.